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External Returns Officer (Ref:143)

Salary range: 
£27,511 to £30,046 per annum

About the department

As a new university based within one of the UK’s fastest growing city economies, the University of Suffolk is expanding and is currently recruiting for a number of exciting new opportunities.

This opportunity sits within the Planning & Management Information department which sits in the wider Directorate of Finance & Planning and specialises in a variety of areas such as business intelligence, planning, statutory returns, timetabling/rooming and the administration and maintenance of some of the university’s key systems.

About the role

Within this newly created opportunity, you will assist with the production of student related statutory returns with the primary focus being on returns for the Office for Students and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Some of your day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the production of external returns
  • Monitoring data quality within the student records system
  • Liaising with departments at the university to communicate data collection requirements
  • Reviewing processes where data quality issues exist

For more information and to see if your experience would meet the criteria of the role, please refer to the full job description.

Interview date:  w/c 12th July

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. 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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