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Future U Evaluation Officer

  • Job Reference: REQ005852
  • Date Posted: Thursday, 2 September 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 26 September 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: F (£25,941 – £30,046)
  • Basis: Fixed term contract until 31 July 2022
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School/Service: External Relations
  • Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

Future U is a collaborative outreach project bringing together universities, colleges, schools and businesses across Lancashire. We are part of the Office for Students' Uni Connect Programme, which supports young people to overcome barriers to progression and fulfil their potential.

The Evaluation Officer will primarily be responsible for coordinating the evaluation of the Future U project. The post will sit within the central Future U team that work with partners and deliver independent outreach and IAG activities to schools and colleges across Lancashire. This post will contribute to rigorous data collection and evaluation of Future U activities. The post-holder will contribute towards analysing data and producing reports and publications about the project’s findings. They will support the Senior Evaluation Officer in preparing data for regular reporting to the Officer for Students and preparing reports required by the governing board. The post-holder will liaise with partners to develop and support a consistent approach to evaluation across the whole project. They will be responsible for reviewing the Higher Education Access Tracker records and regularly reviewing data collected from the project to make sure they are accurate and up to date.

Educated to degree level, the post-holder will be a highly motivated individual, with experience of data-handling and analysis. They will be a strong communicator and be capable of translating evaluation findings into accessible information that can be accessed and used by a variety of audiences and stakeholder.


Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

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