Student Academic Success Advisor Ref 9149

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours: Full time hours up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9149
Salary: starting at £35,333 to 42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 26 July 2022
Closing date: 15 August 2022 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To Be Confirmed
Expected start date: 19 September 2022 or soon thereafter

Job description

The University of Sussex Business School is seeking to recruit a Student Academic Success Advisor to join our team. The Student Academic Success Advisors are 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 provide support and guidance to a caseload of students to ensure they have the best opportunity to achieve their educational goals.

The Student Academic Success Advisor 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.

Please contact Susan Smith for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9149 [PDF 57.88KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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