Data and Research Coordinator

Closed 02/09/2019

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The Role

As a Data and Research Coordinator at Sheffield Students’ Union you will be involved with all aspects of our research projects, from methodology to conducting the research and analysing the results. 

We are looking for someone with an excellent knowledge of research methods and the ability to apply this to create interesting and effective research projects. You will be passionate about research and the impact this can have on the organisation. As the role also involves analysing research data, you will need to have a good knowledge of data analytical programmes and a keen attention to detail. 

Starting shortly before the commencement of our annual all student survey the successful applicant is expected to be involved with the final stage of survey design and work alongside our marketing team to promote the survey and ensure a suitable student response rate. 

As a member of the data and research team you will be able to take the lead on smaller research projects including working with other members of staff to establish the purpose of the research, deciding on the appropriate methodology, and analysing the results. 

Please click here to see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Working at the Students' Union

Here at Sheffield Students’ Union we employ excellent staff.  Our staff follow behaviours which have been developed in line with our organisational strategy for staff to aspire to. 

Some of the key behaviours we look for in our workforce are:

  • Delivers service excellence
  • Communicates effectively and works as a collaborative team
  • Builds strong working relationships 
  • Demonstrates social responsibility, recognises ethical and environmental working and complies with legal requirements
  • Creates and maintains a ‘can do’ culture
  • Demonstrates financial awareness and optimises the use of resources
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation
  • Demonstrates effective decision-making and problem-solving       

We welcome applications from those who feel they possess these key behaviours

Your Benefits

You will work in an exciting and progressive environment and enjoy great staff benefits: 

  • Generous holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme and cycle hub 
  • The opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Discounted Sports Sheffield Gym Membership 
  • Well being Programme
  • NUS Card

Salary: £18,369 - £21,610 per year

Hours: 35 Hours Per Week all year (requests for part time work will be considered)

Closing date: Monday 2nd September at 3pm

Interviews: Thursday 12th September

Start Date: ASAP or Monday 14th October

Sheffield Students' Union welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.