Student Engagement Coordinator Ref: 7058

School/department: Engineering and Informatics/ Professional Services
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed Term until 3 October 2022
Reference: 7058
Salary: Starting at £22,254 and rising to £25,627 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 19 November 2021
Closing date: 14 December 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Student Engagement Coordinator for the School of Engineering and Informatics. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and vibrant team. A qualification in Engineering or Computer Science is not a requirement for this post; we are a team with varied backgrounds, interests, education, and experiences and we are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active individual who exhibits initiative and a can-do attitude. The successful candidate will require excellent organisational and IT skills and will be able to demonstrate that they that they can work well as part of a team. Areas of responsibility will include:

• Supporting the development of a programme of student enhancement activities and events; organising the smooth running of these.

• Monitoring the impact of activities and events, as well as overall student experience and satisfaction.

• Administering student attendance and engagement processes, identifying and proposing developments and improvements where necessary.

• Providing administrative support for School committees (e.g. Student Progress Committee);

• Occasional administrative support for faculty organised events.


The successful candidate will have administrative experience within busy and changing environments, evidence of organising large events, creativity, attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively with a range of people.

Please contact Susan Eamer-Tsoureas, School Administrator, via email at: for informal enquiries.

Please ensure you evidence against all the criteria in the Person Specification on the “Additional information in support of your application” page of your application form.

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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 7058) (PDF XKB)

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

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 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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