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Student Success Project Officer

School of Computing

Location:  Canterbury
Salary:  £28,331 to £32,817 per annum
Grade:  Grade 6
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Ends 31/07/2021
Release Date:  Tuesday 07 January 2020
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 03 February 2020  (unless otherwise stated)
Reference:  STM-095-19-R

As Student Success project Officer you will provide strategic support to the School of Computing Student Success (EDI) project. With a high degree of personal initiative and responsibility.  You will have excellent technical expertise in the area of data analysis and information in order to inform a range of strategies and decision-making processes within the school.

You will be highly numerate, primarily responsible for building data sets, identifying areas for analysis, recommending areas for monitoring and informing interventions, while providing management information to the school.  In exercising these responsibilities you will work closely with the School’s Student Success Project Manager and other members of the Student Success Team. You will also frequently liaise with the Head of School, Director of Education, School Administration Manager, Student Support Manager and Academic Advisers across the School.

As Student Success Project Officer you will:

  • Support the effective monitoring and evaluation of Student Success plan activity, making recommendations to the school team for future development
  • Provide and interpret existing Student Success data, building ongoing intelligence through further data analysis for the School (and its disciplines) to increase understanding of student success attainment gaps
  • Utilise a variety of e-learning technologies to identify how the School can offer better early intervention
  • Support the School Student Success Project Manager on the communication of interventions, the project and its outcomes across the School and the University

To be successful in the role you will have/be:

  • Experience of quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Experience of project work including monitoring on progress and contributing to short and long-term projects
  • Ability to critically evaluate the success of interventions
  • Ability to research topics, gather, analyse and present data and information, and write reports which identify issues for resolution

The School of Computing at Kent is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a well-balanced, inclusive and diverse community that aims to further enhance our achievements and reputation in teaching, research and innovation.

Further Information

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: STM-095-19

We particularly welcome applications from female and black and ethnic minority candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area
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Please note - Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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