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Project Data Analyst and Evaluation Officer (Southern Universities Network)

Widening Participation & Social Mobility

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £34,804 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (until 28/10/2021)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 02 December 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1287020HL-R

The Southern Universities Network (SUN) comprises a number of higher education providers, further education colleges, schools and other organisations in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It is part of the Uni Connect programme ( 

We are looking for an experienced evaluator to support the work of SUN on the Uni Connect programme. Working in the SUN central team, based at the University of Southampton, the post-holder will play a key role within the network to provide data analytics and evaluation intelligence to guide the design and delivery of the Uni Connect programme.  

With a comprehensive knowledge of HE policy and the widening participation agenda, you will have a sound understanding of a range of evaluation techniques and strategies. You will possess excellent communication skills in order to disseminate best practice to partners and other individual working on the programme. You will have a detailed knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods and concepts, and the ability to interrogate data in order to suggest improvement to activity delivery. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use their expertise to develop and deliver training activities and resources to ensure colleagues across the network are confident in implementing appropriate evaluation strategies. 

The post is offered on a full time fixed term basis until 28/10/2021 and the successful candidate will be appointed on a scale between £30,942 - £34,804. 

For an informal discussion and to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Claire O'Neill, Head of Southern Universities Network at 

A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance at enhanced level is also required.  

Applications for part time, job sharing or flexible working will be considered with this role.

Application Procedure: 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please email or call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)2380 592750. Please quote reference 1287020HL-R on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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