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College Impact Officer

Cardiff University - College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Cardiff University

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th November 2018
Closes: 22nd November 2018
Job Ref: 7983BR

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering is seeking to appoint a College Impact Officer, on a fixed-term basis until 31 December 2020.
The post holder will be required to work across the seven schools within the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering to support the development of impact case studies for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise 2021, with a particular focus on the School of Computer Science and Informatics, where the post holder will spend approximately 50% of their time.
The post holder will work closely with School academic impact leads, the College Research Manager, College Research Dean, colleagues in relevant corporate professional services and external stakeholders in order to develop and promote the pool of impact cases for the College. This role will include facilitating academic staff to achieve impact with their academic activities and capturing the results of that impact with evidence. The post holder will coordinate College impact activities and be responsible for supporting and improving mechanisms to record, evaluate and promote our public engagement, industrial partnership and translational research activities within and across the College for the purposes of generating and evidencing impact.
The post holder will be required to demonstrate strong communication and networking skills, initiative and excellent project management abilities.

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and is fixed-term until 31 December 2020. 

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Claire Harve: or Matthew Turner:  

For further information about working at Cardiff University, please contact the College HR Team:

Date advert posted: Monday, 5 November 2018

Closing date:  Thursday, 22 November 2018

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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