Widening Participation Assistant Ref:4826

School/department: Widening Participation, SRAID   
Hours: Full-time. Requests for flexible working options up to 36.5 hours will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: permanent
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum 
Placed on: 11 December 2020
Closing date:  13 January 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date:25 January 2021. 
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

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

The Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development Division, are seeking an enthusiastic team player to join the Widening Participation team. This role provides an exciting opportunity to work with our network of partner schools and colleges, collaborative partners, and academic colleagues.

The main duties of this post include;

  • providing administrative support to ensure high quality events and programmes for under-represented young people
  • maintaining and updating key databases to ensure strong communications with internal and external colleagues
  • liaising with internal and external colleagues to ensure the smooth running of events on and off-campus

The successful candidate should be highly motivated and be able to work well both in a team environment and independently. S/he should possess excellent IT, organisation and communication skills. They will also need to be well-organised, with a proven ability to manage varied responsibilities.

Please note that this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Download job description and person specification Ref 4826 [PDF 165.65KB]

All grades 1-5.  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 - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

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

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

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