Do you have experience of managing websites and a good understanding of spreadsheets and database applications? Are you a natural problem solver and able to quickly understand the needs of stakeholders and find solutions with them? If so, this Data Management and E-resource Officer role with the University's Student Services directorate could be perfect for you.
The position will see you involved in data management and reporting to management teams and project leads across Student Services on data that will be used to shape the provision of services to students, particularly those with protected characteristics. You will support a wide range of activities including the Graduate Outcomes survey, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) reporting and planning and service usage trend analysis. In addition, you will manage the Directorate's web pages and provide support in the selection and deployment of hardware and software solutions to optimise the use of technology and better meet the needs of students.
As Data Management and E-resource Officer you will:
- lead on effective data management, ensuring Student Services meets statutory requirements, but also establishes good and best practice in our processes
- produce data and reports to inform Student Services decision making and/or to form part of University reports
- ensure the systems and hardware across the department are fit for purpose, managing existing resources and making proposals for future improvements and investments
To be successful in this role you will have:
- a good first degree or equivalent experience
- a high degree of computer literacy including skills in designing and running database reports (using MS Reporting Services for example) to deliver management Information
- experience of managing websites
- excellent communication and collaboration skills
The Student Services Division enables students to fulfil their potential for academic and personal development by offering appropriate guidance and welfare services that support their capacity for responsible and informed decision-making. It provides a co-ordinated network of student guidance and welfare services that offer ease of communication and referral across academic, administrative and Students’ Union boundaries. The Division ensures that the network of services on offer by the University is effective, client-centred, impartial and confidential.
The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.
Full details of the role and the selection criteria are available via the University of Kent jobs website, where you can apply for this post - click on 'Apply online’ below.