Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Uni Connect Hub Manager


Student Recruitment, Admissions & Partnerships

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 Degree or equivalent experience E
2 Evidence of project and programme management E A/I
3 Experience of staff management and development in a professional setting E A/I
4 Experience of budget management E A/I
5 Experience of reporting progress against targets and on project deliverables E A/I
6 Evidence of working within a young person or customer-focused delivery service E A/I
7 Experience of working within the UK education system E A/I
8 Experience of project evaluation and impact assessment E A/I
9 Understanding of the widening access agenda within higher education E A/I
10 Ability to communicate with and influence a wide range of stakeholders with a focus on diplomacy and target delivery E A/I
11 A commitment to the continued professional development of self and those within the team E A/I
12 Ability to work independently to interpret complex information E A/I
13 Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail to meet deadlines E A/I
14 An understanding of higher education practices and policies relating to progression and widening access E A/I
15 Strong IT skills, including good knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams E A/I
16 Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written E A/I
17 Effective team player who has successfully worked with others to build positive relationships E A/I
18 Evidence of the ability to work on own initiative, managing competing priorities and delivering outputs in line with agreed objectives and timescales E A/I
19 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I
20 Experience of large-scale collaborative projects D A/I
21 Experience of working in an outreach, school liaison or widening access team within a higher education setting D A/I
22 Awareness of data protection legislation and information security D A/I
23 Awareness of child protection and safeguarding issues D A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview