Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Researcher Training Manager


Research, Innovation and Impact Services

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 Educated to degree, or equivalent level of experience E A
2 A qualification in coaching / mentoring D A
3 Experience of design and delivery of training and development activities for research staff (academic, professional or technical) E A/I
4 Evidence of strong interpersonal and team working skills, with the ability to build highly effective working relationships E A/I
5 A credible communicator with established facilitation and presentation skills E A/I
6 Experience of data analysis to improve service delivery E A
7 Competency in the use of Microsoft Office and digital communication tools for delivery and dissemination of learning materials E I
8 Excellent planning and organisational skills E A
9 An understanding of the context for researcher development including the aims of the Concordat for Career Development of Researchers and the Vitae Researcher Development Framework E A/I
10 An understanding of the current issues facing researchers in Higher Education. E 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