Find out about the types of part-time work you can apply for on campus at Sussex.


See part-time job vacancies on and off campus and get extra careers help and support.


Part-time work on campus 

All casual job opportunities on campus are managed by Reed Talent Solutions. If you would like to be included on their Talent Pool for student workers, contact Most vacancies will still be advertised via CareerHub, but it will make the process quicker if you are already registered with them. 

As a Real Living Wage employer, all our student employees, such as our Connectors and Ambassadors, receive the living wage. 

Some part-time jobs on campus are only advertised at particular times of the year. You can see some of the opportunities for part-time work on campus below. 

Student Connectors

Join our Connector Programme where students and staff work as equal partners, collaborating to improve the student experience at Sussex.

Through co-creation, Connector teams develop careers support, embed technology in learning, design new course modules and more.

Find out more about our connector programme.

Student Ambassadors

There are a range of Student Ambassador jobs and you can choose a role based on the opportunities that interest you.

You could work across campus open days, Welcome Week, off-campus school and college visits or online events.

Find out more about student ambassador jobs.

Student mentors

You can offer academic peer-support to students in your School in a one-to-one or group setting. If you are an undergraduate, you will need to have completed one year of study to become a mentor. 

Applications normally take place towards the end of the academic year or the start of the new one.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.



You can assist students with notetaking in lecturers, seminars or exams.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.

Exam helper

You can help with practical and clinical exams at BSMS.

Main recruitment is usually once a year, but there can be individual vacancies at other times.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.

Destinations survey caller

Call recent Sussex graduates to find out what they have been up to since graduation. Recruitment is usually in the spring or summer.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.

Phonathon caller

Help raise money for the Sussex fund by calling Sussex alumni. Recruitment is usually twice a year: September/October and December/January.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.


Students Union jobs

The Students Union advertises a wide range of paid roles, including:

  • Union Shop, Co-op and bars on campus (recruitment opens in the summer)
  • Administration
  • Marketing and digital content
  • Sports. 

Recruitment for the shops and bars on campus is generally held over the summer. Other roles open throughout the year, with many opening at the start of the academic year.

Find out more about Students' Union jobs

Library jobs

The Library advertises paid roles, including:

  • meet and greeter (usually for the start of term) – welcoming students and helping them to navigate the Library
  • library assistant – sorting and archiving returned books
  • library project worker – creating reading lists and digitising course readings
  • SAGE Undergraduate Scholarships – offering feedback on the Library and promoting its work.

Recruitment is throughout the year but its always worth checking for vacancies before the start of term.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub or check University jobs.


Catering services assistant

Compass recruits for roles in the Sussex Food cafes. Recruitment can be at various points throughout the year.

See vacancies and apply via CareerHub.

More information about part-time work

Find out more about part-time work, tax and national insurance.

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