Student Engagement and Co-creation Advisor Ref 2183

School/departmentDivision of Student Experience, Engagement and Achievement
Hours: Part time 14.6 hours per week (flexibility as to how these hours are worked subject to business need)
Contract: fixed term until 31 August 2021 
Reference: 2183
Salarystarting at £12,018.40 to £13,518.80 per annum
Placed on11 September 2019
Closing date:  18 September 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: tbc
Expected start date: Immediate start  

Job description

The Student Experience Team is looking to recruit a Student Engagement and Co-creation Advisor to develop and support the foundations for the successful delivery of the University’s new 5 year Access and Participation Plan (commencing September 2020).

We seek to appoint an individual who understands the needs of existing and prospective students and specifically those who are under represented at the university. 

You will have knowledge of the higher education environment, student engagement theory and practice and have experience of capturing student voices through a variety of successful and meaningful mechanisms.   You will also have gained substantial experience of co-creation and working in partnership with students and the HE community  in a variety of ways. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills, be able to develop professional relationships with colleagues, and contribute positively to the development of policies and procedures.

A strong team player we are looking for a positive, pro-active individual who can be flexible, responsive as well as creative and innovative whilst working within the parameters of the APP. 

To arrange an informal conversation about this role, please contact Wendy Tozer on 01273 877091.

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

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 2183) (PDF 36.79KB)

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] 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

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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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