Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Northumbria University, closing date 28 January

Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Northumbria University

Salary: £27,498 – £33,420

Can you provide expertise in evaluation techniques as a method of gathering evidence for impact case studies for external research assessment? Northumbria University is recruiting and Impact Evaluation Coordinator to support the Research and Innovation Services Research Impact Team in its provision of a proactive, customer-focussed, professional support service.

Working closely with the Impact Managers, you will support researchers to develop or enhance their current and future evidence of impact. Specifically you will provide advice, guidance and training on planning, designing and implementing evaluation activities, which will lead to evidence of impact for REF case studies. This will include guidance on the most appropriate design of longitudinal studies, questionnaires, focus groups and semi-structured interviews as methods for achieving impact evidence.

The successful candidate will ideally have a postgraduate qualification in a social science discipline and / or relevant professional experience of designing and delivering evaluations of research, initiatives or projects.

You must have excellent knowledge of research administration in HE, a positive, inclusive and collegiate style and the ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve results. You must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships internally and externally and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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Closing date 28 January 2018

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Lucy Jowett via email at