Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Technical Assistant (22.2hours per week to be worked over 3 days)


Technical 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 A level or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. chemistry or biology or appropriate experience E A
2 Previous experience, knowledge and skills working in a similar busy workshop, laboratory or technical environment E A/I
3 A working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and a willingness to update and maintain safe working practices E A/I
4 A demonstrable knowledge of general science technical resources and practices D A/I
5 A creative, innovative and flexible approach, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E A/I
6 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage, and an enthusiasm to work with students E A/I
7 An effective team player who is self-motivated and with good organisational skills E A/I
8 A demonstrable record of delivering a high level of customer service E A/I
9 Ability to use initiative and demonstrate an innovative and pro-active approach to problem solving E A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview