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Graduate School Manager

Research, Innovation and Impact Services

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £34,804 to £40,322
Tenure:  Full time Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 23 August 2019
Closing Date:   Sunday 15 September 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 25 September 2019
Reference:  RIIS18-10

Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence, and we are looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage.

In recent years we have become a leader in computer gaming, the first university in the country to offer Esports, and a pioneer in offering accelerated degrees that break the mould of traditional delivery.

Our transformation has been externally recognised: in 2018 we broke into the World University rankings for the first time and were named as a top 50 UK university by the Guardian. The quality of our student experience has placed us in the top 10 for teaching quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

We are driven by our values: they underpin everything we do and our colleagues live our values every day. We are daring, curious and proud of our region and people. 

We have set ourselves ambitious research goals to go alongside our student-focussed aims, including: to triple our research income; increase our international research collaborations; and grow our numbers of PhD researchers. To achieve this, we are making significant investments in our research and researchers. 

We are seeking an experienced HE professional to lead the operational management of the Graduate School, a centralised, cross university support service.  You will have a sound knowledge of research students enabling you to develop and deliver a high quality support service which enhances the postgraduate research student experience.  Liaising with the Chair of the Graduate School Committee, you will also contribute to the strategic planning, policy development and decision making processes of the Graduate School. 

Our Stoke-on-Trent campus is a few minutes’ walk from the train station, which is about 45 minutes from Birmingham and 40 from Manchester. We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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