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Academic Development & SCOLPP Support Officer

Academic Quality and Development

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £24,871 to £28,756 Per Annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent
Release Date:  Tuesday 10 May 2022
Closing Date:   Tuesday 24 May 2022
Reference:  ADU21-12

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work across two areas of the Academic Quality Development Directorate and Staffordshire University Centre of Learning and Pedagogical Practice (SCoLPP). The successful candidate will have excellent teamwork skills and be focused on the delivery of a high-quality service in an educational setting. They will be able to manage their own time, work independently and prioritise tasks effectively with a high level of self-motivation and flexibility. The ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels within an organisation is essential.  

The role holder will provide professional support services for these two areas which will include; 

  • Event management and organisation 
  • Project Management and monitoring 
  • Communication strategy organisation and implementation 
  • Financial tracking and support for budget holders
  • Providing executive support for meetings and facilitating working groups. 
  • Administrative support for the SMT of ADQ and Directors of SCoLPP

Should you wish to discuss this role informally, please contact Samuel Dent via email - 

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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