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Information Coordinator (Research)

University of Sussex - School of Media, Arts & Humanities

Location: Falmer, Sussex
Salary: £22,254 to £25,627 per annum, pro rata if part time
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th September 2021
Closes: 24th September 2021
Job Ref: 6363

Hours: Full time or part 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).
Reference: 6363
Expected start date: ASAP

We are seeking a creative, proactive, and well-organised communicator and administrator to join our Research Admin Team in the School of Media, Arts & Humanities. This is a great opportunity for someone with a keen interest in communications and the development of internal networks.

 This is a new post embedded within the Research Admin team and intended to act as a point of contact and link between students, staff members, internal departments/teams, and external contacts. The postholder will provide comms and information management support to the team and administrative support to the academic and PS Research leads.  

 As Information Coordinator (Research), you will be responsible for the development, management and sharing of information and communications within the Research Admin team and across the School. Working in partnership with colleagues in Education & Students, Operations, and particularly the internal Comms Team, you will be able to identify where there are gaps in internal communications and work with colleagues to find creative solutions which drive forward our internal communications and information management.

 The post holder will:

  • support the coordination of information and activities across research and knowledge exchange areas, ensuring the processes and services for which they are responsible operate smoothly
  • be a key point of contact and liaison with other teams in the School
  • have a key role providing diary management and supporting meetings for the research management team
  • support the production and delivery of effective communications and information in various formats.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisation skills as well as experience using databases, communication software and Microsoft Office. They should have an interest in web editing and content creation and an aptitude for online systems.

 Please contact Medeni Fordham, for informal enquiries.

 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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 6363) (PDF XKB)

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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 110.00KB] 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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