Student Progress Officer Ref: 3544

School/department: Student Progress and Assessments, Student Systems and Records Office, Academic Registry.
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term, Maternity cover currently expected to finish November 2020
Reference: 3544
Salary: Starting at £25,941 and rising to £30,046 per annum.
Placed on: 15 May 2020
Closing date:  28 May 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBA.

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University.

Job description 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Student Progress Officer to work in a busy and vibrant team with the aim of delivering an excellent experience to our students.

This diverse role is based in the Student Progress Team within the Student Systems and Records Office. The purpose of the team is to manage student records and administrative tasks in relation to the student journey for taught Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, from initial registration through to graduation, ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies.

You will join the department at an exciting time for the University as we launch a new strategic framework through to 2025. First-rate organisation and IT skills are essential, as well as high attention for detail, the use of initiative and the ability to work well and remain calm during busy periods of the academic year.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to develop strong working relationships with external organisations, academic and professional services staff.

Download job description and person specification Ref 3544 [PDF 214.14KB]

Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

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

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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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