Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Education Research & Evaluation Manager


Academic Quality and Development

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline E A
2 A sound understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies with experience of developing robust evaluation designs using these methods. E A/I
3 Strong analytical skills with experience of analysing complex data sets and summarising the emerging themes succinctly, including in written documents E A/I
4 Experience of working collaboratively and building relationships with colleagues across the University to deliver evaluation projects. E A/I
5 Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences E A/I
6 Able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail E A/I
7 Experience of producing reports and presentations for different audiences, particularly senior stakeholders E A/I
8 Organised and methodical approach with experience of working under pressure and managing multiple projects and demands E A/I
9 Demonstrated self-motivation, initiative, and the capacity to solve problems and make independent decisions E A/I
10 An understanding of current issues and policies affecting the HE sector E A/I
11 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview