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Application Specialist (Ref:185)

Salary range: 
£36,382 - £42,149 per annum

Student Records Team

The University of Suffolk’s Student Records Team is pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for an Application Specialist to join the team.

About the role:

The Student Records Team plays a critical role in the student journey, working in partnership with teams across the wider University managing the accuracy and integrity of all student records and a number of significant data management processes.

The Application Specialist will maintain, support and develop the University’s Student Record system and be primarily responsible for delivering a range of enhancements, focused on rapidly improving the current platform to meet the evolving needs of a growing University. This post will lead on developing the Tribal SITS student record system as it supports applicants and students from their first enquiries to graduation and beyond.

About the post holder:

Working with others across the organisation, the post holder will develop and deliver seamless solutions to the evolving challenges faced by an ambitious, growing university. They will bring to the table high-levels of technical skill, system-specific knowledge and experience to quickly and effectively deliver change. They will also have proven experience developing large applications to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.

For further details on this exciting opportunity, please refer to the full job description or contact Laura Pennie (Deputy Academic Registrar) via


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.

Closing date: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 12:00

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.

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