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Academic Administrator (Ref:205)

Salary range: 
£24,174 - £27,116 per annum, pro-rata

The School of Health and Sports Science is currently recruiting for an Academic Administrator to join their team on a part time, permanent basis.

The Academic Administration team provide a central link between students and academic teams, whereby within your role you would be responding to a wide variety of student queries regarding all aspects of their studies. Working closely with academic teams, you will be responsible for ensuring that the courses are delivered smoothly and that the students are provided with an excellent experience. 

As the first point of contact for students, the Academic Administrator provides information, advice and pastoral guidance. To be successful in this role, the post holder will have excellent communication skills to be confident in referring students to other internal support services when necessary and will support students from their first days at the University through to Graduation.

For further information on this role or to see if your experience would be suitable, please see the full job description below or for informal enquiries, please contact Laura Swinfen, School Coordinator,  

Closing date: Friday 20th May, 12pm

Interview date: Thursday 26th May 2022


We are a values driven organisation, committed to ensuring we remain a beacon for aspiration and achievement, while providing a great environment to work and study.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. If you share our values and our vision, you will find a home at the University of Suffolk.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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