Job description

We are proudly committed to ensuring fair access and widening participation in higher education. We recognise that not everyone has the same start in life or the same opportunities to succeed, and we aim to address this to ensure equality of opportunity for under-represented groups at all stages of the student lifecycle. Our outlines our current strategy and we are excited to start writing the new phase of our approach to this vital area of work.

 You will work in a small central team to support the Senior Research & Evaluation Manager to provide evaluation capacity for the Access and Participation Plan Programme. Your role will include conducting literature reviews, designing and conducting research and evaluation activities, data analysis, and reporting.

 You will be an advocate and a champion for high quality, robust evaluation to help build evaluation capacity amongst Access and Participation teams. As we develop our capacity, you will ensure that all staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to plan evaluations and report on the effectiveness of interventions.

 Along with capacity building, you will provide bespoke evaluation support for complex or intensive interventions, ensuring that we are able to understand the impact of our work and learn lessons as needed. You will lead on building a risk analysis framework for evaluations and contribute to our new Research & Evaluation Strategy.

 Please contact Robyn Long for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, , on our webpages.

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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