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Technical Specialist - Connected and Intelligent Mobility

Technical Services

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £29,176 to £33,797 per annum pro rata
Tenure:  Part time Fixed Term until June 2023, Working 18.5 Hours per Week (0.5fte)
Release Date:  Monday 14 December 2020
Closing Date:   Friday 15 January 2021
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  TS20-09

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 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 and in 2019 we achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Many of our students come from areas with low rates of participation in higher education and we continually strive to ensure the courses we offer meet the needs of people and employers. We are expanding our non-traditional, flexible study options, particularly in apprenticeships serving the public sector.

You can join us at a time when we begin the next step of our transformation journey. The new £40m Catalyst Building will deliver 6,500 new apprentices in the next decade, boosting both the local and national economy. The development of our offer to new academic areas and geographic locations will see us expand our reach and make an innovative offer to a new generation of students.

As part of our regional role as an anchor institution, Staffordshire University has secured funding from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to lead and deliver the Staffordshire Connected & Intelligent Mobility Innovation Accelerator project.  

This innovative new project will focus on supporting SME businesses who operate in the Smart movement of people and goods to research and development new products, systems and processes which have the potential to transform their business.

As part of this project, we are looking for a curious and daring person to work in the new Innovation and Enterprise Zone at Staffordshire University, in the area of connected and intelligent mobility. The person sought must be passionate about using their skills, working alongside academic experts and SME’s to make an impact and help shape the industry today for the future. 

Must have a flexible and innovative approach to supporting the technical service requirements, passionate about emerging technology and developing skills in new areas. The role holder will be required to provide an excellent level of customer service with strong people support skills and with the ability to ensure that deadlines are met.

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

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay

  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) 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

 This role is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 and is a fixed term contract until June 2023.

 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.

For information interviews will be held week commencing 25 January 2021.

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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