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A dynamic, supportive and ambitious institution

Working for us

A dynamic, supportive and ambitious institution

Top 30

in the UK for our teaching quality

The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

Gold

rated university in the Teaching Excellence Framework

TEF 2023

10th

UK university for student satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2023

Working for the ̳

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Our mission

To provide outstanding education, advance knowledge and benefit the world.

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Our vision

To achieve recognition for the excellence of our teaching, research and innovation.

group of students walking outside Cloisters

Our community

Creating a supportive environment where our staff and students can thrive.

Staff benefits

Enhancing your employment

Why you should work at the ̳

Pension schemes

University staff are auto-enrolled onto either the Teachers' Pension or Local Government Pension Schemes, depending on their role.

Generous holiday allowance

All university staff receive 25 to 35 days holiday each year, as well as all Bank Holidays and Christmas closure dates.

Professional development

A comprehensive in-house Professional Development programme that covers a wide range of development opportunities.

Discounted gym membership

At our Chichester campus there is an on-site sports centre comprising fitness suite, climbing wall, sport hall and other fitness facilities.

Mentoring scheme

All staff are supported throughout their career by an experienced member of staff who will act as a mentor, offering support and advice.

Cycle to work scheme

Employees are able to purchase a bike at a reduced rate and opt to make payments from their salary over a number of months.

Application process

Step One

Find the right role for you

You can explore our current vacancies by clicking , which will take you to our jobs portal.

Once you've found the role that interests you, click "Apply online" to move on to the next stage.

Step Two

Create an account or login

You will be taken to a login page, where that are three options:

  • New User: Registration: For new users.
  • Log in: For returning users.
  • Guest: For new users who don't wish to create an account.

We strongly advise that you set up a New User account rather than a Guest account, so your details and application progress can be saved for you to return to if needed.

Step Three

Complete the application form

Once logged in, you will be taken to the 'Application Summary' page.

While completing the form, there are icons that alert you to incomplete sections.

Remember to double-check your application form before submitting.

Step Four

Submit your application

Once you are happy with your application form, click the 'Apply' button on the right-hand side of the screen. You will be taken to a new page.

It is very important that you click 'Continue' on this page for your form to be submitted.

You will receive an email notification to confirm that your application has been successfully submitted.

Staff development

Supporting your career

Our comprehensive professional development programme

education lecturer giving a lecture

Leadership and management

We have built tailored learning programmes to align with the needs of both current and emerging managers.

We provide our managers with the knowledge and skills they need to best support team members to adapt to new challenges and reach their full potential.

Learning and Teaching

We are committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and learning and to continually look to update and improve all we offer by following the Professional Standards Framework (PSF).

This helps to focus our professional development to enhance our students' learning at the University.

social work lecturer
Students sat on bench outside Cloisters

Inclusion and support

We celebrate diversity at the University and work in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Our inclusion and support development programmes look to educate all staff on creating an inclusive community where people can be proud of their unique identity.

IT and digital skills

The Skills Team is the University’s in-house team of digital trainers.

They cover a range of specialities including: Technology Enhanced Learning, IT software, systems and services, developing digital literacies, digital accessibility, and blended learning.

student working at a computer
Student working on a laptop

Academic research development

Our development programme for researchers provides excellent opportunities for every academic at each stage of their career.

Since 2015 the University has been a subscriber to Vitae, the national researcher development organisation who oversee the Researcher Development Framework.

Environment and sustainability

With a staff and student community comprising thousands of people, the University’s activities can have a significant impact on our local and global environment.

We work to improve awareness of environmental issues within our community and implement a range of strategies to reduce our impact.

Bishop Otter Campus

Our location

Our location

Work in beautiful campus environments in Chichester and Bognor Regis

Bishop Otter campus - Chichester

Our Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester is set in beautiful surroundings with plenty of relaxing green space and a combination of attractive, historic buildings and excellent modern facilities.

Back in 1839, the campus was founded by William Otter, Bishop of Chichester. 180 years later, the University still retains a strong sense of history as original parts still remain.

Bognor Regis campus

Situated just five minutes from the sea, our Bognor Regis Campus boasts the flagship £35m Tech Park, which is home to our Engineering and Design and Creative Industries Departments.

In addition, we have beautiful Georgian architecture including three grand mansion houses amongst our other modern teaching facilities.

Staff benefits

Enhancing your employment

Why you should work at the ̳

Pension schemes

University staff are auto-enrolled onto either the Teachers' Pension or Local Government Pension Schemes, depending on their role.

Generous holiday allowance

All university staff receive 25 to 35 days holiday each year, as well as all Bank Holidays and Christmas closure dates.

Professional development

A comprehensive in-house Professional Development programme that covers a wide range of development opportunities.

Discounted gym membership

At our Chichester campus there is an on-site sports centre comprising fitness suite, climbing wall, sport hall and other fitness facilities.

Mentoring scheme

All staff are supported throughout their career by an experienced member of staff who will act as a mentor, offering support and advice.

Cycle to work scheme

Employees are able to purchase a bike at a reduced rate and opt to make payments from their salary over a number of months.

Application process

Step One

Find the right role for you

You can explore our current vacancies by clicking , which will take you to our jobs portal.

Once you've found the role that interests you, click "Apply online" to move on to the next stage.

Step Two

Create an account or login

You will be taken to a login page, where that are three options:

  • New User: Registration: For new users.
  • Log in: For returning users.
  • Guest: For new users who don't wish to create an account.

We strongly advise that you set up a New User account rather than a Guest account, so your details and application progress can be saved for you to return to if needed.

Step Three

Complete the application form

Once logged in, you will be taken to the 'Application Summary' page.

While completing the form, there are icons that alert you to incomplete sections.

Remember to double-check your application form before submitting.

Step Four

Submit your application

Once you are happy with your application form, click the 'Apply' button on the right-hand side of the screen. You will be taken to a new page.

It is very important that you click 'Continue' on this page for your form to be submitted.

You will receive an email notification to confirm that your application has been successfully submitted.

Staff development

Supporting your career

Our comprehensive professional development programme

education lecturer giving a lecture

Leadership and management

We have built tailored learning programmes to align with the needs of both current and emerging managers.

We provide our managers with the knowledge and skills they need to best support team members to adapt to new challenges and reach their full potential.

Learning and Teaching

We are committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and learning and to continually look to update and improve all we offer by following the Professional Standards Framework (PSF).

This helps to focus our professional development to enhance our students' learning at the University.

social work lecturer
Students sat on bench outside Cloisters

Inclusion and support

We celebrate diversity at the University and work in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Our inclusion and support development programmes look to educate all staff on creating an inclusive community where people can be proud of their unique identity.

IT and digital skills

The Skills Team is the University’s in-house team of digital trainers.

They cover a range of specialities including: Technology Enhanced Learning, IT software, systems and services, developing digital literacies, digital accessibility, and blended learning.

student working at a computer
Student working on a laptop

Academic research development

Our development programme for researchers provides excellent opportunities for every academic at each stage of their career.

Since 2015 the University has been a subscriber to Vitae, the national researcher development organisation who oversee the Researcher Development Framework.

Environment and sustainability

With a staff and student community comprising thousands of people, the University’s activities can have a significant impact on our local and global environment.

We work to improve awareness of environmental issues within our community and implement a range of strategies to reduce our impact.

Bishop Otter Campus

Our location

Our location

Work in beautiful campus environments in Chichester and Bognor Regis

Bishop Otter campus - Chichester

Our Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester is set in beautiful surroundings with plenty of relaxing green space and a combination of attractive, historic buildings and excellent modern facilities.

Back in 1839, the campus was founded by William Otter, Bishop of Chichester. 180 years later, the University still retains a strong sense of history as original parts still remain.

Bognor Regis campus

Situated just five minutes from the sea, our Bognor Regis Campus boasts the flagship £35m Tech Park, which is home to our Engineering and Design and Creative Industries Departments.

In addition, we have beautiful Georgian architecture including three grand mansion houses amongst our other modern teaching facilities.

What our staff have to say

"It's a beautiful campus in a great location, where the small number of students per class helps add to the community feel.

I've got a flexible working pattern with multiple opportunities to develop my career and to undertake specialised training."

"Such a great community of staff and students where everyone is welcomed and treated equitably."

"There's a such a community feel here, with a good pension scheme, flexible working opportunities and feels fully inclusive."

"Being a small university means there is always someone to talk with.

Line managers are very supportive and really care about your problems."

"It's easy to communicate across different departments because the community is so tightly-knit."

Contact us

Please let us know if you have any questions or special requirements which we might need to consider in relation to any aspect of the selection process, e.g. application process or attending interview remotely. You can contact the Recruitment Team on hr@chi.ac.uk or call 01243 816114.

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