Student Academic Success Advisor x 3 Ref 1302

School/department:  University of Sussex Business School
Hours: Full Time Hours: Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link -
Contract: fixed term until August 2022 
Reference:  1302
Salary: starting at £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Placed on:  11 June 2019
Closing date:  26 June 2019.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking to recruit three Student Academic Success Advisors who will be a highly visible presence within the School proactively working with colleagues and students to ensure all taught students flourish during their time at Sussex.  They will provide support and guidance to a caseload of students to ensure they have the best opportunity to achieve their educational goals.

They will support the engagement and progression of students and play a pivotal role in promoting student success to ensure they reach key benchmarks throughout their academic program.

They will be able to demonstrate experience in teaching academic skills as well as being experienced in coaching techniques.

The Student Academic Success Advisors will contribute to the University Strategy 2025 “A Better University for a Better World” and to the Learn to Transform pillar.  They will ensure that students are respected and supported through a personalised holistic and inclusive approach.

The University Strategy 2025 is underpinned by five core values of

  • Kindness
  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Courage

They define what we say and do and demonstrate what we stand for.

Download job description and person specification Ref 1302 [PDF 140.42KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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