As Head of Recruitment I am responsible for the recruitment to all taught portfolios (Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Part-time, Full-time and International within the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.
I have worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 1999 in various academic roles. Prior to this I worked in the Building Control sector for 14 years. Since 2005 I have had a leadership role as undergraduate programme leader for the Built Environment Programme and then as Markets and Recruitment Lead for the Department of the Natural & Built Environment.
My current role as Head of Recruitment is a Faculty wide role leading the team of Markets and Recruitment Leads from the various Departments.
I deliver modules in Fire Safety at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I am particularly interested in human behaviour in fires. I also deliver undergraduate modules in building control, building technology, building pathology and structural appraisal of buildings.
Department of the Natural and Built Environment
Social Sciences and Humanities
Co- Author of Book. Surveying and Engineering Principles and Practice, 2008, Watson, P, Gibson, D, Hanney, N, Rushforth, P, Smith, S, Walsh, C and Workman, G. ISBN 13 – 978-1-4051-5923-4
RICS Residential Technical Briefing Note in RICS Property Journal April/ May 2013 ‘Lofty Ideals’ In the first of a series of articles focusing on regulatory issues encountered when completing RICS Condition Reports, HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys Phil Parnham and Stuart Smith look at loft conversions in homes.
RICS Residential Technical Briefing Note in RICS Property Journal June/ July 2013 ‘Keeping up with repair rules’ In the second of their technical briefing notes, Phil Parnham and Stuart Smith look in detail at property repairs and the Building Regulations.
RICS Residential Technical Briefing Note in RICS Property Journal November/ December 2013 ‘Assessing exempt work’. In the third of their technical briefing notes, Phil Parnham and Stuart Smith look at work normally exempt from the Building Regulations and how easily these features can be changed.
Theses / Dissertations
Vikram, R. (2000). Exploration of executive performance measures in manufacturing organizations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Morgan, G., & Smith, S.
External examiner BSc Building Surveying Napier University Edinburgh
I am a Chartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a corporate member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.