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Reporting Analyst

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The Reporting Analyst will implement the delivery of strategic reporting for the institution and be a key part of our transition from a team that provides reports, to a team that provides analysis and added value insights. The postholder will be part of the team of analysts working together to build the strategic intelligence capability of the institution, using the latest technology, and implementing consultative and codesign approaches to delivering information, analysis and interpretive support. The postholder will be responsible for identifying and using best means of presenting information to users, implementing a consultative approach where the postholder bridges the gap between technical data/system definitions and the language used by users, and ensuring that they work to the highest possible standards (quality, legal and ethical). Your priorities will include:
Work as part of a team delivering high quality information products to shape and inform both decision-making within the institution and about the institution from outside.
Put good design and a positive user experience at the forefront of information provision. This will involve consulting with users (including senior leaders), working to ensure a shared understanding of requirements and then working with others in the team to deliver products that share design principles so that users can easily navigate the range of outputs from the team.
Enable the University community to transition from being the recipients of data and reports to being active partners in the co-design of dashboards and value-added analysis, so that the analysis is automated and complete in advance of users interacting with the information products you produce.
Be active in your interactions with users by adding value to information products with your knowledge, insight and experience of the datasets, by speaking to users, running open sessions and training. Highlight issues, patterns and successes that you identify in the analysis and become a trusted point of contact for colleagues across the University.
Be willing to undertake exploratory work into datasets, user expectations and/or software solutions.
Who we’re looking for:
Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in the workplace related to Reporting and Analysis
Experience of working with data and producing a range of data analysis including visualisation
Experience of drawing out insight from data
Experience of working in partnership with stakeholders, designing analysis and reports to meet agreed requirements
Strong skills in Excel including working with functions and formulae
We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee – an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology.For further information about this position please contact Pascal Monsewije at [email protected] To find out more about the Strategic Planning Office please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/strategic-planning.
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

Academic Liaison Librarian (Off-campus) 2 Year Fixed

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*Closing date for applications:
12:00 noon on Wednesday 13th July 2022
Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 27th July 2022.
Are you interested in joining the number one University in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction?
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, customer-focused person to take responsibility for academic and professional support, liaison and user education with Off-campus partners.
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated HE and/or Information Professional to join the University at an exciting time in its development.
Reporting to, and working closely with, the Academic Liaison and Collections Senior Team Leader, as well as the Off-campus Division, the post holder will take an operational lead in the ongoing development of excellent services and resource provision.
You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, developing and sustaining productive relationships across the institution to ensure the collaborative design, promotion and delivery of library skills, including online, to support student learning and increase usage of library resources.
The successful candidate will maintain a confidential, helpful and cooperative manner when working under pressure. You should be committed to working with a diverse student body and be able to show sensitivity to individual difference. In order to meet the needs of the University and Library Services, a flexible approach to working patterns / hours is an essential requirement of this role.
An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: www.bolton.ac.uk/staff-area/professional-services/about-hr/vacancies or requested by email: [email protected]
Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all applications submitted.
If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. No agencies.
*Please note, the University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of applications are received.
The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity

Library Assistant

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Library Assistant to deliver high quality and user focused services as part of a small and friendly library team.
They will deliver information services tailored to the specific needs of faculty library users, predominantly undergraduates and taught graduate students. They will have experience of working in a library, or similar customer facing role and be a team player with the aim to deliver high standards of customer service.
They will have excellent communication skills and be able to answer student queries in person and via email.  They will use their own initiative to suggest new ideas and take a creative approach to the role, for example, on social media posts. They should be able to work as part of a team and to work unsupervised on routine tasks.
The Library Assistant has specific responsibilities for staffing the issue desk and will play a key role in providing day-to-day reader services support. They will empty the book return box and deliver books to other libraries. They will deal with circulation transactions using the Alma library management system. Further duties include checking reading lists and uploading scans to Moodle or Leganto, plus other routine library tasks.
The role is based on site at the library on 9 West Road, and some evening work may be expected during term time.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our institution.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35693.
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Laura Moss, English Library Manager, at [email protected] or Helen Murphy, Head of Arts & Humanities Libraries, at [email protected]
The closing date for applications is Friday 15 July 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 26 July 2022
Please quote reference VQ31972 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.

Campus Customer Support L2

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Campus Customer Support provides a second line support service within the Mile End Campus at Queen Mary University of London. Working with the Campus Customer Support team and Change Delivery Project Team within the University, the second line function plays a critical part in supporting academic and professional services with a wide-ranging focus on Audio Visual in addition to mainstream IT support.
The post holder will be required to work on site and will be part of the second line service providing essential technical support through the use of analytical and creative skills to resolve complex issues. You will have desk side experience supporting Linux, Mac OS and Windows based operating systems and broad understanding of Audio Visual.
A critical aspect of the role is excellent communication skills as the post holder is required to respond to requests from customers of varying skills and seniority. The ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment is essential.
The post is full time fixed term contract for 12 months with the possibility of being extended. The Starting salary will be in the grade 4 salary range £34,733 – £40,797 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as woman, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
Informal enquiries should be addressed u[email protected]
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.
The closing date for applications is 3rd July 2022. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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Business Analyst (Workplace & Collaboration)

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Contract: Open-ended
Location: Brunswick Street
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?
Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…
We have an exciting opportunity in IT Services for an outstanding individual with Business Analyst and Project Management experience to have an impact on the quality of our services.
Collaborating with colleagues across technology and business areas, you will find creative ways to solve complex and challenging problems that directly improve University life for our staff and students.
We are looking for someone who:
Uses their BA know how, to ensure analysis is planned and delivered using proven techniques, in particular when improving processes and managing requirements
Is comfortable working with a range of colleagues and stakeholders from academic, business, and technical backgrounds
Keeps customers at the heart when investigating operational needs or problems and identifying improvements
Has the confidence to challenge and shape future processes and systems through effective negotiation and influencing skills
Can balance what is ideal against what is possible, helping to find positive ways forwards delivering great results
Enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment, and being part of focused multi-disciplinary teams
Is always looking for ways to do things better, drive forward changes and solve problems.
We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University. We are committed to enabling our employees to work in a hybrid model with flexibility over when, where and how to achieve the required outputs, in discussion with your manager.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.
IT Services have partnered with recruitment specialists Harvey Nash and you are encouraged to submit your application via their bespoke recruitment microsite: harveynash.co.uk/uos

Content and Editorial Officer: Digital Asset Management Project

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About the RoleWe’re looking for a Content and Editorial Officer: Digital Asset Management project to join the Content and Brand team at Queen Mary University of London. This role is responsible for supporting the implementation of a digital asset management platform at Queen Mary.
This will involve sourcing high-quality visual content from around the university, ensuring the Queen Mary owns to the rights to it, and uploading and tagging it correct into the platform, so it becomes highly visible. It may also involve capturing new content (either photography and film) with the support of the Content and Brand team.
This role will also be responsible for delivering basic training to staff members on how to use the platform and troubleshooting straightforward issues that might arise.
About YouThe successful candidate will require experience and expertise in both digital platforms and visual content, such as photography and film. This role also has a focus on web content, so you’ll have experience learning and using a few different CMS systems.
About the DepartmentYou will join a forward-thinking solution focused team within the Marketing and Communications Directorate. Our directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants. We collaborate with stakeholders, we support staff, students and prospective students to achieve more.
About Queen MaryAt Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
BenefitsWe offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at our Department W offices in Whitechapel. It is full-time, fixed-term appointment for 9 months, with an expected start date of August/September. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £28,208 – £29,668 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Women, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Matt Harnett at [email protected]
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is 12th July 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Methods Implementation Editor

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To provide strategic support to deliver cross-departmental objectives and targets by: 
Working closely with the Editorial Product Lead and the methods community to deliver on activities so Cochrane can produce and publish a variety of evidence synthesis types and other content that align with Cochrane’s strategy for review production and meet Cochrane’s mission.
Coordinating the development of best practice resources for Cochrane’s methodological standards.
Leading on editorial and methods projects to develop Cochrane’s platforms and processes.
Being the main point of contact for the methods community and engaging with Methods Groups, the Methods Executive and Methods Network to facilitate their involvement with Cochrane. 
The Methods Implementation Editor will provide strategic editorial and methods support to departments across Cochrane and the methods community to enable efficient, high-quality review production for a variety of types of evidence syntheses and methods. Overall, this role will contribute to streamlining and simplifying review production and publication to support Cochrane’s efficiency and sustainability as an organisation. 
How to apply 
For further information on the role and how to apply, please click here.  The deadline to receive your application is by 17 July 2022.  The supporting statement should indicate why you are applying for the post, and how far you meet the requirements, using specific examples. Note that we will assess applications as they are received, and therefore may fill the post before the deadline.

Data Analyst (80424-0622)

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An exciting opportunity to join the Analytics team within the Strategic Planning & Analytics Group, helping to support broader institutional ambitions around data and management information. You will contribute to the success of the University by designing, developing, and delivering Analytics solutions; from eliciting and defining stakeholder needs, to delivering solutions and ongoing support and maintenance. You will be influential in identifying the correct platform and tools to deliver analytics and data visualisations, requiring you to keep abreast of the latest technology related to analytics and be able to suggest and support change as necessary.
You will have a strong background in data reporting, visualisation, analytics, and management information, alongside experience in modelling and utilising appropriate statistical techniques. You will be familiar with tools like Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, Alteryx, SQL, and R, although additional training will be provided. You will be able to confidently engage with a range of different stakeholders across the University to identify requirements and design and build solutions providing a high-quality service that also delivers continuous improvement.
The Analytics team is currently undertaking an exciting journey of transformation, growth, and development as part of an organisation wide strategy. As we progress, we are seeking passionate individuals to bring different ideas, skills, perspectives to shape our story.
We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career, we strive within the team to ensure everyone feels engaged, valued, and respected, and able to fulfil their potential in a supportive team environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously.
We offer an exceptional range of rewards and benefits, including:
Development via coaching and mentoring, online training, leadership and management development programmes and extensive IT training.
30 days annual leave, plus 4 days customary leave and 8 days statutory leave (pro-rata for part time staff).
Transport options, such as Cycle to Work Scheme, Car Share, and bus/transport passes.
Employee Discounts with external partners.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Staff membership options for Warwick Sport.
Warwick Holiday Schemes for children aged 5-14.
Your story at Warwick starts with your application.
Interview Date: 29 July 2022.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

Assistant Librarian

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Hours: 37.5 hours per week (or 0.8 FTE considered)
Contract Type: Fixed Term, three years
Closes: 12noon Monday 18th July 2022 
Hertford College has a busy modern library supporting the teaching and research of college members, particularly the wide range of subjects taught at undergraduate level. The library currently has around 45,000 books and 68 reader spaces and aims to be a friendly and welcoming space for all college members. The material is catalogued on the shared Oxford library catalogue SOLO and almost all of it is available to borrow 24/7 by college members via a self-issue machine. The collections are regularly updated, with new material purchased in print and as ebooks and a regular programme of stock taking. 
The College also houses a collection of around 4000 early printed books, with particularly strong collections on science and travel. These books are currently being catalogued by a special rare books cataloguer. Regular in person and online displays are held for college members, alumni and as part of outreach events. The material is also used to support teaching and available for consultation to researchers by appointment.
In summer 2023 Hertford College Library will begin a major two-year building project to renovate and extend the existing library. The collections will be relocated and a temporary library service will be in place throughout the project. Throughout the project we will continue to offer a supportive, friendly and helpful service for our members.
The Assistant Librarian will be a key member of our small team as we prepare our collections for the project, run a temporary service, and begin operating in the new library building. Training in the local library systems will be provided, with further training opportunities through LinkedIn Learning, the University IT Services and the Oxford Libraries’ system.
The purpose of the Assistant Library post is to:
Support the preparation of the modern and rare collections for their transfer to alternative storage and their return to the new building
Manage the day-to-day running of the modern library collections and deputise for the Librarian
The role is ideal for someone who is has excellent customer service skills, is highly organised, motivated and methodical.
Candidates from a range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this role. The ability to demonstrate possession of the skills and qualities specified below is more important than experience in a similar role.
We offer a generous benefits package, including a pension scheme with the ability to select your contribution level, 28 days holiday plus bank holiday, an employee discount platform with access to thousands of retail discounts, social events and many more.
To see the application documents as well as the job Further Particulars please click here.
Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 18th July 2022
Interviews will be held Thursday 21st July 2022

Library Assistant (20364-0622)

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Permanent position, 20 hours per week (09:45-14:45 Monday to Thursday).
We are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic team player to provide effective and responsive support for all aspects of our document delivery services. Working within the Client Services Division of the Library you will provide an effective and efficient service in the Resource Delivery Team to ensure that the library offers consistent, high quality, customer-oriented services to its users in support of the University’s teaching, learning and research agenda. This will include supporting Library services such as document supply (inter-library lending and document delivery), the library stores service, digitisation in support of reading list services, scan and deliver services and postal loans.
You will have experience of front line, face-to-face service delivery, effective team working skills and good written and verbal communication skills. You will take a calm and flexible approach and be able to work well under pressure. You will have proficient IT skills including the ability to use Microsoft Office packages. You will be able to work accurately with attention to detail, demonstrating an organised and methodical approach.
This is an exciting time to join the Library, with newly refurbished floors and offices providing a welcome and attractive place to work, as well as friendly teams and supportive managers.
For informal enquiries about the role please contact Geoff Lewis, Collections Manager, by email ([email protected]) or by telephone (on phone no.02476 574161), or Tina Jewitt, Resource Delivery Officer, by email ([email protected]) or by telephone (on phone no.02476 523134).
Interview Date: 24 August 2022.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

School Operations Manager

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Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £33,809 to £37,684 per annum, with potential progression up to £47,105 per annum
Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire
We welcome applications from experienced, passionate and tenatious individuals to contribute to the smooth running of the School to support the Chief Operating Officer.
About the Role
In this position you will bring experience and expertise to deliver operational projects, the provision of management information, the effective use of space and the optimisation of service levels in the School. You will support the Chief Operating Officer for the School with delivery of operational projects, the provision of management information and the effective use of space, liaising, influencing and engaging with a wide range of people across the University.
About You
You will have relevant experience and expertise, ideally in the higher education sector and/or engineering environment. With excellent communication skills, a passion and interest in people, flare for numbers and data, tenacity for getting the job done accurately and to meet deadlines, you will be a self starter who can work autonomously for most of the time. Excellent organisation and planning skills are also needed for this position as you will be involved in the delivery and where appropriate, leading, of discrete projects that may be a number of months in duration.
About Us
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The School has a turnover of approximately £55 million across the three thematic areas (comprising 18 Centres) with approximately 410 academic, research, technical and secretarial staff with 1200+ masters students (excludes mastership, pre-masters), 430 research students, 340 research and development contracts.
Our Values and Commitments
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
Working Arrangements
Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Andrew Jones, Chief Operating Officer, on (E): [email protected]
Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: [email protected] Please quote reference number 4138.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 19 July 2022

www.cranfield.ac.uk

Student Data Analyst

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Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon on Monday 25th July 2022
Are you interested in joining the number one University in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction?
Here at the University of Bolton, we are proud of our growing reputation as a student focussed University. With our strategy of “Teaching Intensive, Research Informed” we are committed to offering our students the best experience possible.  Due to our ongoing growth, we are now looking for a Student Data Analyst to join our Student Data Management team.  On a day-to-day basis, you will support student data collection, reporting and analysis for the university.  You will develop into a subject matter expert for specific areas of data collection or reporting, specific to the role.
This is a pivotal position in a small, specialist team, providing student data expertise for both internal and external customers. 
We ask a lot from our staff but in return, you will receive a competitive benefits package including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, an employee benefits scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.  As a small University, you will have opportunities to work with colleagues across campus to support and deliver the best student experience possible.
An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/staff-area/professional-services/about-hr/vacancies or requested by email: [email protected]
Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all applications submitted.
If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. No agencies.
*Please note, the University reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of applications are received.