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Evaluation and Monitoring Coordinator (Widening Participation)

Applications are invited for the position of Evaluation and Monitoring Coordinator (Widening Participation) based in the Cambridge Admissions Office.

The post is part of the Admissions and Data Services Team, which deals with incoming admissions enquiries; receives and processes undergraduate applications; liaises closely with the Cambridge Colleges, UCAS and Awarding Bodies to ensure high quality service delivery. Reporting to the Research Analyst (Widening Participation, Evaluation and Monitoring), the post holder will contribute towards the evaluation of outreach and widening participation activity across the Collegiate University, and work closely with a variety of stakeholders and practitioners.

The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the University's usage of the Higher Education Access Tracker (HEAT), including training members of staff, liaising with the HEAT central team, and administrating the University's HEAT database. They will be responsible for running reports, generating and reporting engagement statistics, and feeding these into the University's evaluation framework. As part of the wider research and evaluation team within ADS, the post holder will also be responsible for sourcing, cleansing and collating a wide range of qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources (both internally and externally) and will provide support to the Research Analyst (Widening Participation, Evaluation and Monitoring). They will ensure a continual and consistent data stream into databases for reporting purposes and ensure that this data is of sufficiently high quality to facilitate tracking, evaluation and monitoring of outreach and widening participation activity. They will ensure that all data is stored appropriately at all times in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).

Applicants should be educated to at least first degree level (or equivalent) or have significant relevant work experience. The successful applicant will have excellent organisational, communication, administrative, and IT skills as well as experience of working within an office environment. Experience of working with databases and large datasets is desirable. The post holder will work as part of a strong team whilst prioritising and planning their individual workload in order to meet deadlines.

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Your application should clearly set out how you meet the Person Profile criteria listed in the Further Particulars (see below) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

We expect interviews for the role to be held on Monday 30th September 2019.

If you wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Andrew Avery -

Please quote reference AT20495 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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