Widening Participation Assistant Ref: 5433

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
Reference: 5433
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 11 June 2021
Closing date. 24 June 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: w/c 05 July 2021
Expected start date:TBC


Job description

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. For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 5433 [PDF 119.79KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:
If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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.


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