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  • Lecturer in Criminology

    Code: (FA0316)

    The successful and expanding Department of Criminology and Sociology is seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Criminology, in any area of criminological studies. The Department is particularly keen to grow its work in quantitative criminology, and in research areas we can expand into or where we can create a cluster of excellence with existing staff. 

    The Department of Criminology and Sociology is one of the strongest recruiting academic units in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education, and is comprised of researchers working in the areas of criminology, policing studies, criminal psychology, modern slavery and human trafficking, victimhood, hate studies, violent crime, domestic violence and coercive control, desistence, intelligence and national security, transnational serious and organised crime, youth crime, the history of crime, incarceration studies, the role of religion in society, the sociology of work and the impact of popular culture. Alongside developing its academic portfolio, the Department has an ambitious research strategy that builds upon its growing emphasis on research that makes an impact on practitioners and society. 

    The post holder will join a vibrant and energised team of academic staff involved in the delivery of our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate criminology programmes. The successful candidate will be passionate about delivering research-led teaching to our students, and to advancing their own research interests individually and, where appropriate, within multidisciplinary teams. 

    As well as holding, or being very near the point of submission of a Doctorate in a cognate area, you will have experience in teaching within an higher education institution, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of best practice in university level teaching. You will have a track record of publishing and conference attendance, and be able to demonstrate a clear line of sight to external funding. Experience of having worked on externally funded research projects would be welcomed. 

    The Faculty is committed to supporting its academics to enjoy a rounded and successful academic career. The successful candidate will be encouraged to engage in continuing professional development activities, to make use of and partake in the mentoring schemes that are facilitated by the Faculty. The Department is keen to encourage applications from under-represented communities. 

    For informal discussions regarding this post please contact the Head of School, Professor Robert Dover on r.m.dover@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021

  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology

    Code: (FA0317)

    The successful and expanding Department of Criminology and Sociology is seeking to recruit an ambitious Senior Lecturer in Criminology, to help to drive our continuing expansion and successes in research terms and in student recruitment. 

    The successful candidate will come from any area of criminology. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who expand our research subjects or through whom we can further cluster excellence with existing staff. 

    The Department of Criminology and Sociology is one of the strongest recruiting academic units in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education, and is comprised of researchers working in the areas of criminological theory, policing studies, criminal psychology, modern slavery and human trafficking, victimhood, hate studies, violent crime, domestic violence and coercive control, desistence, intelligence and national security, transnational serious and organised crime, youth crime, the history of crime, and incarceration studies. Alongside developing its academic portfolio, the Department has an ambitious research strategy that builds upon its growing emphasis on research that makes an impact on practitioners and society. 

    The post holder will join a vibrant and energised team of academic staff involved in the delivery of our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate criminology programmes. The successful candidate will be passionate about delivering research-led teaching to our students, in leading on developments to the curriculum, and to advancing their own research interests individually and, where appropriate, within multidisciplinary teams. The successful candidate will also support the Department to maintain and grow its network of external stakeholders and research partners. 

    As well as holding a Doctorate in a cognate area, you will have experience in teaching within an higher education institution, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of best practice in university level teaching. You will have a strong track record of grant acquisition, and clear lines of sight to further external funding, and you will have a recognised, strong track record in publishing and conference attendance. 

    The Faculty is committed to supporting its academics to enjoy a rounded and successful academic career. The successful candidate will be encouraged to engage in continuing professional development activities, to make use of and partake in the mentoring schemes that are facilitated by the Faculty. The Department is keen to encourage applications from under-represented communities.

    For informal discussions regarding this post please contact the Head of School, Professor Robert Dover on r.m.dover@hull.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021

  • Professor in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence/Data Science/Machine Learning/Intelligent Systems)

    Code: (FS0606)

    The University of Hull are investing significantly in Computer Science & Technology to support its development and growth, and as part of this initiative are seeking to appoint a Professor of Computer Science in Artificial Intelligence/ Data Science / Machine Learning / Intelligent Systems to provide strategic leadership in the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science research group.

    The successful candidate will work closely with the Department’s Senior Leadership Team to ensure the development of the necessary research strategy and infrastructure, to grow the existing research group, and increase research income and outputs.  A key factor will be aligning the Department’s activity with the Aura Innovation Centre, particularly with respect to artificial intelligence/machine learning and the data revolution, and connect existing expertise in data science across the Faculty of Science and Engineering.  Committed to greater research success, the University has recently invested more than £2M in modern HPC infrastructure.  

    This post offers a rewarding opportunity for a research leader to make a significant contribution to setting the research direction of a growing area demonstrating management and leadership qualities.

    Please follow on the online application to upload a CV with a list of publications/conference presentations, details of research income and a research plan.  The research plan should include funding strategy, publication plan and research agenda for the next five years.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Dr Peter Robinson (p.a.robinson@hull.ac.uk) interim Head of Computer Science & Technology, or Professor Andrew Heyes (a.heyes@hull.ac.uk) Faculty Dean, in the first instance.

    Closing Date: 17 Nov 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 17 Nov 2021

  • Teaching Assistant

    Code: (FS0604)

    The Department of Chemical Engineering within the Faculty of Science and Engineering delivers commercially relevant research, supporting regional industry as well as training a diverse and vibrant student body.

    The post holder will join a team of academic staff involved in the delivery of our under-graduate and post-graduate provision offered within the Department. The role requires a contribution to the delivery of laboratory classes, workshops and off-site visits. 

    Our current teaching activities focus on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Chemical Engineering. The Chemical Engineering undergraduate programmes are accredited by the IChemE. Practical teaching takes placed in dedicated Chemical Engineering and Chemistry laboratories and our state of the art, real time Virtual Control Room simulator. Furthermore, students get the opportunity to train at the £8-million Centre for Assessment of Technical Competency Humber (CATCH), a realistic industrial environment, internationally recognised as a best-in-class facility.

    For informal enquires please contact Prof Mark Lorch (Head of Department) M.Lorch@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021

  • Lecturer in Medical Education (T&R)

    Code: (9833)

    Department

    The Hull York Medical School has an innovative curriculum, a focus on problem based learning and early clinical exposure. This ensures that our students develop the problem solving, analytical and communication skills to deliver quality care to people with complex needs and from diverse backgrounds. The School is currently undergoing expansion. We therefore have an ambitious strategy for growth and diversification of our research and educational programmes.  This includes the development of our Health Professions Education Unit and associated Postgraduate programmes, including tutor training at partner sites.

    The Hull York Medical School has a growing international reputation for high quality research and combined with our commitment to education and an overall outstanding student experience makes this a great place to work.  The School has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since 2016.  Further information about the School can be found on our website. www.hyms.ac.uk.

    Role

    Applications are invited for a highly motivated Lecturer in Medical Education, with experience of delivering postgraduate teaching with a focus on research, to join the multidisciplinary Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU) team. This unit is based in the Hull York Medical School at the University of York but the role will cover all the School’s sites.

    The purpose of the role is to design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of research related modules on the Certificate, Diploma and MSc in Health Professions Education (HPE) including other postgraduate programmes offered at Hull York Medical School. The post holder will develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects aligned to the needs of the Health Professions Education Unit and Hull York Medical School.

    The individual will act as a programme tutor, and play a key part in supporting students with their dissertation research projects. The post holder will actively support educational research development and dissemination within the health professions education unit, across the medical school, linking with relevant departments across the universities of Hull and York.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

    • PhD in Medical Education, or equivalent experience
    • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
    • Extensive knowledge in medical education research to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
    • Specific knowledge and understanding of educational research methodology and practice in a Higher Education, Medical School and/or NHS setting
    • Ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals
    • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
    • Ability to disseminate scholarly work, for example presenting papers at conferences and workshops, development of appropriate websites and publishing articles or papers in academic journals

    Interview date: TBC

    For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Paul Tiffin, Reader and Research Lead for the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU), paul.tiffin@hyms.ac.uk, Dr Paul Crampton, Lecturer and Acting Director of the HPEU, paul.crampton@hyms.ac.uk or Professor Matt Morgan, Deputy Dean, matthew.morgan@hyms.ac.uk

    To apply please click the following link:- https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=456925

     

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021

  • Lecturer - Mental Health Nursing

    Code: (HS0440)

    We are seeking to appoint to a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who will join a forward thinking and enthusiastic mental health nursing team to deliver first-class professional education to our Apprenticeship, Associate Practitioner and undergraduate Nursing and Mental Health Nursing students.  The applicant will be a confident mental health nurse (registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council), with relevant clinical skills. We particularly welcome applications from those who have experience of working with children and adolescents in mental health, but this is not essential. We would expect applicants to either have a PhD, be near completion, or ready to commence a PhD. You will be expected to develop a reputation nationally and internationally in your chosen specialism.

    You will need detailed knowledge of nursing education in general, and Mental Health Nursing in particular with experience of contemporary developments in Mental Health Nursing theory and practice. The successful applicant will have extensive experience of delivering teaching, or training, in either an academic or practice related context.  You will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful applicant will be required to take on academic leadership roles within the team and develop, design and deliver innovative and appropriate teaching techniques, clinical skills, and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm. You will be highly motivated and will have a strong commitment to promoting an outstanding student experience. 

    The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences.  The Faculty is vibrant and interdisciplinary delivering high quality teaching and research in Nursing, Social Work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Dementia and a wide range of allied health disciplines. The Faculty aims to conduct world-leading research in health and social work, which addresses regional, national and global issues in the health sciences field. Our research aims to be interdisciplinary and focused on patient and service user outcomes. Research in the Faculty is organised around research clusters these include: Maternal and Reproductive Health; and Social and Psychological Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC).

    This post requires a criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service

    To discuss this role informally, please contact either Dr Karin Cooper (Head of Department; e-mail karin.cooper@hull.ac.uk; tel: 01482 463144) or Kirsty Fishburn (Programme Director Mental Health Nursing; e-mail k.fishburn@hull.ac.uk) or Vickie Howard (Apprenticeship Programme Director Mental Health Nursing; e-mail V.Howard@hull.ac.uk )

    For information about the Department, please visit Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work | University of Hull   

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021

  • Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership

    Code: (HS0346)

    The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull delivers high-quality education, research and knowledge exchange in disciplines such as Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology. 

    As part of our expanding postgraduate portfolio, the Faculty is developing an online MSc Healthcare Leadership, due to launch in September 2021.  These programmes are delivered in association with a collaborative partner - Cambridge Education Group Digital (CEGD) - who assists with recruitment, marketing, course design and course build. The Faculty already has a successful MSc Dementia programme developed in partnership with CEGD, as part of a wider University online portfolio encompassing eight such programmes.

    To support the development and delivery of the programme, we are seeking a 0.5FTE lecturer with knowledge and experience of healthcare leadership theory and practice. In addition to a detailed understanding of issues related to healthcare leadership, applicants must be educated to master’s level and ideally have some teaching experience. The post-holder will work with the programme director to develop innovative content and deliver a high-quality, effective and enjoyable learning experience. The post-holder will act as module leader, in addition to supervising and supporting students during their final project.

    In addition to a strong educational offer, the Faculty provides excellent opportunities for healthcare practitioners who wish to build their academic career. Supported by an internationally renowned professoriate and a commitment to continuing professional development, the Faculty encourages all academic staff to enhance their teaching skills through the development of scholarly activity. 

    For informal discussions regarding the post please contact Dr David Barrett, Programme Director – MSc Healthcare Leadership, on d.i.barrett@hull.ac.uk. For more information regarding the programme, please see https://online.hull.ac.uk/courses/msc-healthcare-leadership

    Closing Date: 21 Oct 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 21 Oct 2021

  • Lectureship in Physics

    Code: (FS0605)

    The Department of Physics & Mathematics at the University of Hull is seeking applications for a permanent Lectureship (Assistant Professor) in Physics. We are aiming to enhance our provision within the disciplines of Medical Physics and/or Theoretical Physics; as such, you will have a strong research record in one or more of the following (or related) sub-disciplines: Biomedical Imaging (including applications employing Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence), Nanotechnology & Materials Science, or Relativistic Astrophysics. This is an exciting opportunity to build your career by identifying and conducting your own and collaborative research projects, by teaching students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and contributing as a member of a department renowned for its collegial and supportive environment.  The successful candidate will enjoy open access to one of the UK's most powerful High Performance Computing Facilities.

    Our vision is to conduct world-leading research and to provide a transformative learning experience for our students. The University of Hull is investing extensively in facilities and recruiting the finest academic staff to build leading-edge research capacity.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Brad Gibson (Head of Department) at brad.gibson@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021

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Clinical academic

  • Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and Director of Assessment

    Code: (9798)

    Department

    We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in the field of Medical/Health Education (Teaching and Scholarship or Teaching and Research) who will have the skills and experience to be Hull York Medical School’s (www.hyms.ac.uk) Director of Assessment (anticipated 0.5 FTE for this role) and contribute to a diverse portfolio of teaching and research activities within the Hull York Medical School and the Health Professions Education Unit.

    This is an exciting time to join the School as it goes through the biggest expansion in its history. The School has a highly successful MB BS Programme, MB BS with a Gateway Year programme, MSc in Physician Associate Studies, MSc in Health Professions Education and a portfolio of other post-graduate taught programmes.

    The post is a full time open ended appointment at Senior Lecturer level. We are seeking an applicant from a clinical or non-clinical background and would make the appointment on either a Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship contract. 0.5 FTE is available for clinical, research or scholarship activity. We would consider making an appointment at Reader level for an appropriate candidate.

    Role – (please refer to the specific job descriptions for each role)

    You will provide strategic and operational leadership in the development and delivery of assessment in the School working closely with the Directors of the MB BS and MSc Physician Associate Studies programmes and the Chairs of the MB BS and Post-Graduate Boards of Examiners.

    You will engage with external bodies to contribute to the national development of assessment policy and practices in medical education and ensure that assessment practices in the Medical School align with recognised best practice.

    You will provide operational leadership to the Professional Services Support team and Academic staff to ensure that the School has robust quality assurance processes that underpin the development, delivery and review of assessment across all the School’s programmes

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

    • Postgraduate degree in medical or higher education or equivalent experience
    • Expertise in assessment psychometrics
    • Knowledge in medical education to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support
    • Proven ability to plan and shape the direction of assessment activity, ensuring plans complement broader education strategy
    • Experience in teaching, learning and assessment in HE at undergraduate or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context

    For informal enquiries: please contact Professor Matthew Morgan via email: matthew.morgan@hyms.ac.uk

    To apply for this role please visit https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=456221 

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

    Closing Date: 31 Oct 2021
    Category: Clinical Academics

    Closing Date: 31 Oct 2021

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Operational/Admin support/Manual/Specialist

Professional, Management and Senior Administration

  • Student Voice and Influence Manager

    Code: (SU0416)




    Hull University Students’ Union is a unique environment - we are a charity with a great team made up of established staff, student staff, elected Presidents and volunteers to provide our members (the students of the University of Hull) with opportunities to create change, gain new skills and experiences, access help and support when needed, make friends, work for us, explore the city and surrounding area and most importantly – have a great time!

    Hull University Students’ Union is run by students (Presidents) who have been elected by their fellow students. These Presidents represent students in their academic life through societies and sports alongside other recreational activities. The Union uniquely, has both democratic and charity governance with a student led Union council holding the Presidents and wider Union to account. Ultimately the Union’s mission is to ensure students studying at the University of Hull gain valuable life skills as well as the best education possible.

    Mission:

    Working to lead, manage and develop HUSU’s Student Voice and Influence team and provision, working closely with the President team and Part-Time Officers. The post holder will be responsible for the successful development and delivery of HUSU Student Voice and Influence work steam in line with HUSU’s strategic aims.

    Responsibilities: -

    • To Contribute to the continued development of HUSU’s strategy, working with the Membership Services Management team to set and review annual targets and goals.
    • Build and maintain relationships with HUSU key stakeholders, members/students of the University, community and charitable organisations, sponsors and funders.
    • Manage the risks associated with the Health, Safety and Welfare of delivering safe and secure democratic services, representation and campaign activities.
    • Write and/or review policies, protocols or processes assigned to the Voice and Influence or Membership Services portfolio.
    • Work closely with the Elected President team, in particular the Presidents of Education, Union Development and Inclusivity and Diversity. Contribute to their induction, residential and ongoing learning and development. Support them in their knowledge and understanding of the Voice and Influence portfolio. Work with the team to support the successful delivery of their manifestos and operational plans each year.
    • Be responsible for the programme of work to deliver safe, accessible and fair student-led democracy, representation, change-making and political activity including but not limited to; elections, Union Council, Academic Representation, campaigns and volunteering.
    • Ensure up to date knowledge of the Students’ Union Voice and Influence environment, carry out research with and get involved with or build networking opportunities to ensure we are focused on best practice across our services and activities.
    • Work with Marketing to provide timely, informative and engaging communications and updates to our members.
    • Work with the Membership Services Director and Commercial Services Director on complaints or subsequent investigation/disciplinary processes relating to Student members. These might include breaches of the members’ Code of Conduct, policy or constitution matters across the Membership portfolio, in line with our Complaints and Disciplinary policies.
    • As required, support any complaints or subsequent investigation/disciplinary processes in other areas of HUSU in line with the Complaints and Disciplinary policies.
    • Plan, manage and monitor the Student Voice and Influence Team budget and make recommendations to the Membership Services Director regarding cost savings or additional expenditure through annual planning cycles.
    • Produce regular insight reports for Committee and/or Board meetings regarding the progress of the Student Voice and Influence Team in relation to agreed targets and goals.
    • Support Presidents and team members as appropriate with research and reports for internal and stakeholder meetings.
    • Create and oversee annual Operations plans with the Voice and Influence team and Presidents.
    • Monitor and evaluate the success of these plans through the annual Strategic planning cycle.
    • Lead the Student Voice and Influence Team to ensure that HUSU’s strategic aims in relation to democracy and representation are achieved.
    • Work with HR and the Membership Services Director on recruitment, induction and learning and development of the team.
    • Hold regular 1-2-1 meetings with all direct reports and annual performance appraisals in line with the HUSU Competency framework.
    • Plan for and hold regular team meetings, on occasion planning for more in-depth team building and planning sessions.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be required from time to time under the overall scope of the role.

    Person Specification:

    Essential criteria

    • Degree level or equivalent qualification
    • Significant experience in a service delivery or project management role requiring attention to detail, creativity and problem-solving skills
    • Previous experience of coordinating outreach and engagement activities
    • Experience of motivating others to achieve organisational goals
    • Experience of staff and/or volunteer management or coordination.
    • Experience of designing and delivering training
    • Experience of using data to inform decision making
    • Proven track record of establishing relationships with external organisations to maximise opportunities
    • Implementing and recording policy and procedure
    • Understanding and experience of using risk management procedures
    • Understanding of diverse range of student needs

    Desirable

    • Management level 3 qualification
    • Level 3 award in Education and Training.
    • Experience of setting and managing budgets
    • Experience of developing and implementing policy and procedure.
    • Experience of dealing with conflict, and managing complaints and/or disciplinary matters for members/service users.
    • Knowledge and understanding of representation and democracy in the higher education sector.
    • We’re committed to ensuring our workforce accurately reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We positively encourage applications from all individuals irrespective of their gender, age, home country, ethnic background, sexuality, religious beliefs or disability.
    • All candidates will be treated equally and all appointments made on merit.
    • Reports to: Membership Services Director

    Closing Date: 25 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 25 Oct 2021

  • Student Opportunities Manager

    Code: (SU0417)




    Hull University Students’ Union is a unique environment - we are a charity with a great team made up of established staff, student staff, elected Presidents and volunteers to provide our members (the students of the University of Hull) with opportunities to create change, gain new skills and experiences, access help and support when needed, make friends, work for us, explore the city and surrounding area and most importantly – have a great time!

    Hull University Students’ Union is run by students (Presidents) who have been elected by their fellow students. These Presidents represent students in their academic life through societies and sports alongside other recreational activities. The Union uniquely, has both democratic and charity governance with a student led Union council holding the Presidents and wider Union to account. Ultimately the Union’s mission is to ensure students studying at the University of Hull gain valuable life skills as well as the best education possible.

    Mission:

    To lead, manage and develop HUSU’s Student Opportunities team and provision, working closely with the President team and Part-Time Officers. The post holder will be responsible for the successful development and delivery of HUSU Student Opportunities in line with HUSU’s strategic aims. 

    Responsibilities: -

    • Contribute to the continued development of HUSU’s strategy, working with the Membership Services Management team to set and review annual targets and goals.
    • Build and maintain relationships with HUSU key stakeholders, members/students of the University, community and charitable organisations, sponsors and funders.
    • Manage the risks associated with the Health, Safety and Welfare of delivering safe and secure sports, societies, student media and event activities.
    • Write and/or review policies, protocols or processes assigned to the Opportunities or Membership Services portfolio.
    • Work closely with the Elected President team, in particular the Presidents of Sports and Societies (becoming President of Opportunities from 2022). Contribute to their induction, residential and ongoing learning and development. Support them in their knowledge and understanding of the Opportunities portfolio. Work with the team to support the successful delivery of their manifestos and operational plans each year.
    • Be responsible for the programme of work to deliver safe, accessible and fair student-led opportunities including but not limited to; sports clubs and societies, employability, student media, volunteering, fundraising, community including accommodation and a comprehensive Give It a Go (GIAG) initiative.
    • Ensure up to date knowledge of the Students’ Union Opportunities environment, carry out research with and get involved with or build networking opportunities to ensure we are focused on best practice across our services and activities.
    • Work with Marketing to provide timely, informative and engaging communications and updates to our members.
    • Work with the Membership Services Director and Commercial Services Director on complaints or subsequent investigation/disciplinary processes relating to Student members. These might include breaches of the members’ Code of Conduct, policy or constitution matters across the Opportunities portfolio, in line with our Complaints and Disciplinary policies.
    • As required, support any complaints or subsequent investigation/disciplinary processes in other areas of HUSU in line with the Complaints and Disciplinary policies.
    • Plan, manage and monitor the Student Opportunities Team budget and make recommendations to the Membership Services Director regarding cost savings or additional expenditure through annual planning cycles.
    • Produce regular insight reports for Committee and/or Board meetings, Societies and AU Councils regarding the progress of the Student Opportunities Team in relation to agreed targets and goals.
    • Create and oversee annual Operations plans with the Opportunities team and Presidents.
    • Monitor and evaluate the success of these plans through the annual Strategic planning cycle.
    • Lead the Student Opportunities Team to ensure that HUSU’s strategic aims in relation to Opportunities are achieved.
    • Work with HR and the Membership Services Director on recruitment, induction and learning and development of the team.
    • Hold regular 1-2-1 meetings with all direct reports and annual performance appraisals in line with the HUSU Competency framework.
    • Plan for and hold regular team meetings, on occasion planning for more in-depth team building and planning sessions.
    • Ensure confidentiality at all times in the handling and dissemination of information and data, and embedding and implementing GDPR across the workload.
    • Carry out all duties in line with HUSU’s policies and in line with the organisation’s values and strategic aims.
    • Ensure the Health and Safety policy and procedures are followed at all times.
    • Carry out any other duties as may be required from time to time under the overall scope of the role.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION:

    Essential criteria:

    • Degree level qualification or equivalent
    • Significant experience in a service delivery or project management role requiring attention to detail, creativity and problem-solving skills
    • Previous experience of coordinating outreach and engagement activities
    • Experience of motivating others to achieve organisational goals
    • Experience of staff and/or volunteer management or coordination.
    • Experience of designing and delivering training
    • Experience of using data to inform decision making
    • Proven track record of establishing relationships with external organisations to maximise opportunities
    • Implementing and recording policy and procedure
    • Understanding and experience of using risk management procedures
    • Understanding of diverse range of student needs

    Desirable:

    Management level 3 qualification

    Level 3 award in Education and Training.

    Experience of setting and managing budgets

    Experience of developing and implementing policy and procedure.

    Experience of dealing with conflict, and managing complaints and/or disciplinary matters for members/service users.

    We’re committed to ensuring our workforce accurately reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We positively encourage applications from all individuals irrespective of their gender, age, home country, ethnic background, sexuality, religious beliefs or disability.

    All candidates will be treated equally and all appointments made on merit.

    Closing Date: 29 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 29 Oct 2021

  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion Lead

    Code: (AH0075)

    Our commitment to social justice and inclusion is integral to our core values and at the heart of our vision for a fairer, brighter future. Our Social Justice and Inclusion strategy 2025 sets out our vision for fairness and inclusion, involving celebrating our differences and standing united against intolerance, ignorance and discrimination it all its forms.

    We are seeking an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead who will professionally challenge and provide advice and expert guidance as we deliver on our ambitious plans. This is a key role within the University to ensure we not only meet our EDI commitments and legal obligations, but to embed EDI in our culture and drive for excellence.

    You will have specialist knowledge and in-depth understanding of EDI issues and demonstrable experience in EDI development activities. Leading a small team in a complex environment, you will be able to prioritise work effectively to meet deadlines, analyse data from which to make evidence-based assessments and address sensitive issues with tact and integrity.

    For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Martha Kember, HR Partner (OD and EDI) on E: M.Kember@hull.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021

  • Social Media Specialist

    Code: (SR0137)

    The University of Hull is operating in an increasingly complex, challenging and competitive environment. The University has embarked on an ambitious programme of change as it adapts with agility and assertiveness to take control of our future; responding to the needs of our current and prospective students and partners.

    The Student Recruitment and Marketing team is transforming, working in an agile and coordinated way, aligned to a shared strategy. We will drive improvements in efficiency, customer service and performance as well as creating the opportunity to gain competitive advantages through our activity.

    We are looking for a Social Media Specialist to join the team who will play a key role in the development and delivery of the Social Media Strategy, as part of the wider Content Strategy. With direction and support from the Campaign Lead and Production and Campaign Manager, the role holder will coordinate social media activity across the University to ensure that it is user focused, relatable, coherent and maximised. The objective will be to influence and shape the decisions of key audiences. 

    The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for leading and managing the delivery of sector leading content and multi-channel campaigns that reach, inspire and engage key audiences to drive competitive advantage. The role holder will also build and nurture highly productive relationships with colleagues across the University, as well as partner organisations. Specifically, the Social Media Specialist will work closely with colleagues in the wider Production and Campaign team and Communications team, to develop and repurpose content.

    Fundamentally, the Social Media Specialist will understand the absolute importance of social media content in supporting the University’s marketing strategy, particularly in building brand awareness and reputation to drive engagement and interest from our core market – prospective students. The role holder must constantly review user trends and look to create ever more innovative, exciting and relevant – youth focused – social media content that will be widely viewed and shared.

    For an informal discussion please contact Becky Leach, Production and Campaign Manager (b.leach@hull.ac.uk)

    Closing Date: 28 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 28 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship External Engagement Officer

    Code: (ED0060)

    Higher and Degree Apprenticeships are a strategic growth priority for the University that connect the worlds of business and academia. As the scale of our apprenticeship offer grows, the University is investing in the ability to manage higher apprenticeship numbers in this complex and fast paced environment. With a focus on compliance with the requirements of a complex set of agencies, the Skills and Apprenticeships Service provides support and challenge to faculty and centrally based colleagues at all levels of the organisation to maximise the potential of apprenticeship growth.

    The role of Apprenticeship External Engagement Officer is an important addition to support the University’s strategy for the development and delivery of apprenticeships, and will lead and manage activities to generate new business to apprenticeship programmes alongside colleagues from faculties, institutes and professional service areas.

    The postholder will be responsible for developing and delivering plans for telesales and other lead generation activities including events, marketing materials and relationship development leading to a sustained increase in recruitment to apprenticeship programmes.

    The postholder will work closely with employers to understand their needs, completing a Training Needs Analysis if required, and then manage the recruitment journey for employers through to the point of application.

    The postholder will work with our school and college partners, and colleagues in the Student Recruitment Directorate, to form partnerships and deliver presentations to young people considering their options for progression and to local employers that our partners work with looking to invest in new talent.

    The Apprenticeship External Engagement Officer will provide apprenticeship vacancy matching services, where required, for employers that require support recruiting new talent to their organisation. This will include developing a talent pool of high quality higher and degree apprentice applicants, including from our school and college partners, for employers to select from. The postholder will support Programme Directors and employer partners to select high quality applicants and advise on programme suitability.

    The post holder may also be responsible for other business engagement activities, such as pursuing tendering opportunities as necessary.

    If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Amy Collett on a.collett@hull.ac.uk

    For more information on Apprenticeships at the University of Hull, please visit https://www.hull.ac.uk/work-with-us/business services/apprenticeships/apprenticeships.aspx

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship Operations Assistant

    Code: (ED0061)

    The University of Hull has ambitious plans to grow its Higher and Degree Apprenticeship provision in the Humber region and beyond. Due to this ongoing growth, an opportunity has arisen for the post of Apprenticeship Operations Assistant. 

    Working within a small team, the Apprenticeship Operations Assistant will play a key role in enabling the Skills and Apprenticeships Service to use a data led approach to its operations. 

    The postholder will primarily be responsible for coordinating activities to support the University in fulfilling its role as an End Point Assessment Organisation. This includes scheduling gateway meetings, End Point Assessment tasks and liaising with University colleagues, employers, apprentices and End Point Assessors to enable to smooth running of End Point Assessment Services.

    Working with the Apprenticeship Administrator, the post holder will also collect, collate and disseminate learner progress information and to ensure that all learner files and evidence, such as contracts and evidence packs, are compliant, up to date and stored appropriately.

    Working under the direction of the Apprenticeship Operations Coordinator, the post holder will arrange user access to Maytas and E-track, the University’s apprenticeship management systems. They will also liaise with the supplier, Tribal, to ensure that the systems are up to date and operational, and contribute to the development of programme builds within E-track.

    The Apprenticeship Operations Assistant will also undertake higher level administrative tasks as required, which may include minuting meetings and coordinating specific projects and tasks.

    If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Amy Collett on a.collett@hull.ac.uk

    For more information on Apprenticeships at the University of Hull, please visit https://www.hull.ac.uk/work-with-us/business services/apprenticeships/apprenticeships.aspx

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 26 Oct 2021

  • IT Developer

    Code: (IT0071)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ICT Department’s Enterprise Systems & Data Services team as a software developer.  The team is responsible for data integration and data warehousing development, database administration, identity management and general software development within the University. The team also contributes to the institutions digital strategy and delivers on CI/CD (continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment), test automation, and master data management.

    We are looking for 2 highly motivated team players with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.  The successful candidates will be tasked with developing and maintaining the University Data Exchange (UDX) and other systems in a team-based agile development environment utilising the Microsoft .Net framework, C#, Linq, Entity Framework and Microsoft SQL Server.

    This will involve writing and maintaining unit tests and aiding in the testing and documentation of new and existing data integrations.  

    The post holders will contribute to the design and documentation of any data structures used and write and maintain documentation describing the purpose, structure, mechanisms and specific data flows of each data integration solution.

    The post holders will also be required to provide excellent levels of customer service; triaging and adding diagnostic value to support calls assigned to the team whilst monitoring progress against support requests and providing timely and effective customer feedback.

    The post holders will seek to actively participate in meetings, stand-ups and training sessions and will be required to gain an understanding of other disciplines within the team: Database Administration, Identity Management and Management Information/Business Intelligence

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Matt Turner, Enterprise Systems and Data Services Manager: e-mail m.v.turner@hull.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021

  • IT Developer & Team Leader

    Code: (IT0072)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ICT Department’s Enterprise Systems & Data Services (ES&DS) area in the role of Software Developer and Team Leader for three other developers within a small Data Integration team.  

    The wider ES&DS team is responsible for the University’s data integration and data warehousing development, database administration, identity management and general software development.

    We are looking for a highly motivated software developer with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and demonstrable leadership skills and experience.  

    The team’s primary responsibilities will centre around support for the University’s Data Exchange (UDX); An Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) system developed in-house using Microsoft .NET C#, Microsoft SQL-Server and delivered through a team based structured development environment that utilises tools for source code and build management; managed software testing; requirements engineering and solution documentation.  

    The post holder will lead on the design, documentation, development and maintenance of the UDX and its related systems and databases, ensuring a culture of continuous service improvement is embedded to improve performance, user perceptions and experience and to consolidate reductions in ongoing support costs.

    The UDX is a vital part of the University data infrastructure in that it is responsible for the movement of data between all of the University’s information systems and the post holder will work in partnership with internal ICTD and external University stakeholders to design, develop and implement software development solutions, optimal data models and technical and service standards to support business needs and process in a timely and efficient way whilst simultaneously and proactively ensuring that data is of appropriate quality and fit for purpose; assisting with the resolution of data quality issues when the need arises.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Matt Turner, Enterprise Systems and Data Services Manager: e-mail m.v.turner@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021

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  • Post-Doctoral Research Assistant – Marine Science

    Code: (FS0607)

    This is an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Marine Social Scientist to play a pivotal role in a new, vibrant interdisciplinary research team that works across academia, government and the non-government sector.

    You will join a research team working on a British Council funded project investigating resilience in Indonesian tuna fisheries impacted by COVID-19.

    The PDRA will be responsible for:

    In collaboration with national and international partners, managing deployment and research activities across the UK and in Indonesia.

    Writing and submitting papers arising from their research that are suitable for publication in high-ranking scientific journals.

    Assisting with the writing and submission of funding bids to sustain the future of the new research team.

    Supporting teaching and learning by undergraduate and postgraduate students in relation to the work programme.

    As the project involves data collection from Indonesia, the successful candidate may be required to travel abroad in order to facilitate data collection (COVID-19 permitting).

    Communicating the results of the project to a wide audience, including policy-makers, stakeholders and the academic community

    The PDRA must fully engage with the training supplied for the project and any relevant, additional opportunities for personal development provided by the University of Hull.

    To discuss the role informally, please contact Dr Charlotte Hopkins (Department of Biological and Marine Sciences) at: charlotte.hopkins@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021
    Category: Researchers

    Closing Date: 27 Oct 2021

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