Mrs Jasmine Kelland
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Mrs Jasmine Kelland

Lecturer in Human Resource Studies/Leadership

Plymouth Graduate School of Management & Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)

Role

Programme Leader - MA  HRM and BA Hons HRM (top up)


Module Leader- HRL 305, HRL702, BUSM200, MPDL304

Qualifications

2011- Present- Programme Leader Masters in HRM and BA (hons) HRM ,Lecturer in HR and Leadership, Plymouth University

ProgrammeLeader- Masters in HRM

-       Responsibility for the recruitment campaign which includes thewebsite, brochures, open days and international recruitment trips,predominantly China

-       CIPD accreditation process

-       Programme structure

-       Chairing course committees

-       Responsibility for student satisfaction and Quality of theprogramme

-       Running Programme Meetings

-       Arranging student field students

ProgrammeLeader- BA (Hons HRM)

-       In addition to the above roles I have responsible for ObtainingCIPD Accreditation for the programme

-       Obtaining approval for the programme (approved Nov 2015)

-       China recruitment strategy which has involvement making links withChinese Universities and building relationships to enable partnershipagreements.

I havemodule leadership responsibilities for 2 modules-

HRL305-Generalist HRM module covering all elements of the HR spectrum (65 students)

HRL705-Post graduate module with focus on resourcing and (35 students)

Previously,I had have responsibility for HRS202 HK, which was a Stage 2 Module that is runin Hong Kong, success in this role has required building relationships withlocal staff and working closely to ensure consistency and standards aremaintained.

My roleincludes-

·         Large group teaching and smaller group facilitation

·         management of the modules

·         setting and marking of coursework

·         moderation of work

·         student support

·         Providing both formative and summative feedback to students.

Keyrole highlights-

·         I have obtained over 5 nominations each year for the past 5years  for a SSTAR award, which is anaward nominated by students for Plymouth University staff who they believe haveprovided exceptional support and I was nominated for Best Feedback,Inspirational teaching, Most Dedicated Dissertation Supervisor and OutstandingSupport. This year I was successful in obtaining the Faculty prize for the‘Most inspirational Teaching’

·         Increase in MAHRM numbers by 20% during a period of nationaldecline in PG numbers

·         93% student satisfaction on my modules

·         I have recently obtained CIPD Accreditation for one ofour Undergraduate HR pathways.

·         I am an External Examiner for University of the West of England

·         I have been module leader for an online Managing People andPerformance Module which has included developing all of the materials fordistance learning.

·         Previously I have lead a 2nd year module - HRS203-Generalist managing people module (155 students)

 

I am inthe 4th year of my doctoral studies in the area of HR, with focus ongender stereotypes in the selection process and have had the followinghighlights:

·         Nationalpress coverage of my preliminary research findings- http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/father-discrimination-negative-bias-in-quest-for-work-life-balance/ ; http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/fathers-part-time-work-negative-bias-men-apply-employers-gender-stereotypes-society-changes-a7591661.html .

·         Mypreliminary findings were also referred to in a House of Commons debateregarding ‘Fathers in the Family, 1 March 2017’,https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-03-01/debates/05992F83-3028-49FE-B6AC-2FADBA9EDBDB/FathersInTheFamily

·         I presented a paper at the CIPD Applied Research Conference inDecember entitled ” FatherhoodForfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties’ – An Exploration of UK managementselection decision making of parent applicants” and this paper was subsequentlypublished on the CIPD website - https://www.cipd.co.uk/learn/events-networks/applied-research-conference

·         I was involved in a bid for ESRC funding for a morning event for 6thForms Girls entitled ‘Gender Role Stereotypes in the Workplace- The Real Gameof Thrones”. We were successful in the bid for funding and during the event Iran a session on ‘Gender Stereotypes – Women at work’

·         I presented  a paper at theCIPD Branch conference in October 2016 entitled

“Implicationsof the Gender Pay Gap”

·         I have had a paper exploring the “Barriersto Women Achieving Senior Positions – The Role of Gender Role Stereotyping andthe Recruitment of Executive Women” published on line by theHouse of Commons Womens and Equality Select Committee. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/women-in-executive-management/written/32497.html

·         http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/fathers-and-the-workplace/written/47587.html

·         I have had a paper exploring the impact of gender stereotyping onthe Gender Pay Gap in the UK published on line by the House of Commons Womensand Equality Select Committee. My research was also referred to in the final report. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/584/584.pdf

·         I have presented a paper at the Work Family Researchers NetworkConference in Washington in June 2016 entitled Gender Role Stereotypes in Selection- A Exploration of thePotential Reversal of the Fatherhood Benefit and Motherhood Penalty inSelection Decision Making by UK Managers”

·         I was selected to take part in an incubator session at the WorkFamily Researchers Network Conference in New York in June 2014 with a paper entitled“ Working parents - a study of organisationalinteractions across sectors in the South West of England ”.

 

2009-2011- Associate Lecturer in HR and Leadership

Supportmodule staff in the delivery and marking of modules as and when required.

2004-2011- Owner / Manager of the Wedding Company

I setup and ran a small business for 7 years, we expanded during this time and atthe point of sale the turnover was £145,000. The business sold wedding dresses,hired menswear and sold bridesmaid dresses. There was 7 staff and as Owner Iwas responsible for everything that occurred in store including-

·         marketing

·         staff management and training

·         Budgeting, forecasting and cash flow

·         Managing and developing customer and trade relationship

·         Sales

2002-2004- Area Pharmacy Resource Manager / Talent Manager- Bootsthe Chemist

Ireported to the area manager and covered all the South West (Penzance toPlymouth). The role was field based and I therefore was required to workautonomously

Therole involved the following-

·         complete management of the Pharmacy resource within the area(towards the end of the role I also was responsible for the Store Managers)this included-

·         recruitment of a skills shortage, including overseas recruitment

·         retention of staff

·         holding quarterly Pharmacist area meetings (co-ordinating andchairing),

·         direct line management of 70 Pharmacists, dealing with all day today issues

·         promoting pharmacy as a career in schools and careers fairs

·         responsibility for ensuring each store was always covered by a Pharmacist

1999-2002-HRManager- ITV West country

Responsiblefor setting up and running a centralised HR service for the ITV group based at  ITV Westcountry. Role included

·         recruitment of a new team

·         training the new team

·         redundancy programme for the teams at others sites

·         Developing the service agreements with all stakeholders

·         Generalist HR support for the local new station

1997-1999- HR Advisor- Plymouth Primary Care Trust

GeneralistHR Advisor role providing advice to over 600 staff and managers on a variety ofHR issues.

Education

PlymouthUniversity - Phd In HRM (ongoing)

PlymouthUniversity- Masters in Personnel and Development (2013)

PlymouthUniversity- Post graduate Diploma in Personnel and Development

Plymouth University- Post Graduate Certificate in Methodology

Plymouth Univerisity- Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice 

Universityof Hertfordshire- Bsc (Hons) in Psychology with Business

IvybridgeCommunity College- A level – English, History and Psychology 

IvybridgeCommunity College, GCSE’s- English, Maths, Science, History , Art, French 

Professional membership

Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Teaching interests

I enjoy teaching generalist HR modules at undergraduate level with coverage of recruitment and selection , employee relations, reward and performance management being of particular interest to me

Staff serving as external examiners

UWE

Research interests

I am currently  undertaking a Phd exploring perceptions of fathers in the workplace

Other research

A member of the POW research group


·         National press coverage of my preliminary research findings- http://www.personneltoday.com/hr/father-discrimination-negative-bias-in-quest-for-work-life-balance/ ;http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/fathers-part-time-work-negative-bias-men-apply-employers-gender-stereotypes-society-changes-a7591661.html .

·         Mypreliminary findings were also referred to in a House of Commons debateregarding ‘Fathers in the Family, 1 March 2017’,https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-03-01/debates/05992F83-3028-49FE-B6AC-2FADBA9EDBDB/FathersInTheFamily

·         I presented a paper at the CIPD Applied Research Conference in December entitled ” FatherhoodForfeits’ and ‘Motherhood Penalties’ – An Exploration of UK management selection decision making of parent applicants” and this paper was subsequently published on the CIPD website -https://www.cipd.co.uk/learn/events-networks/applied-research-conference 

·         I was involved in a bid for ESRC funding for a morning event for 6thForms Girls entitled ‘Gender Role Stereotypes in the Workplace- The Real Game of Thrones”. We were successful in the bid for funding and during the event Iran a session on ‘Gender Stereotypes – Women at work’

·         I presented  a paper at the CIPD Branch conference in October 2016 entitled

“Implications of the Gender Pay Gap”

·         I have had a paper exploring the “Barriers to Women Achieving Senior Positions – The Role of Gender Role Stereotyping and the Recruitment of Executive Women” published on line by the House of Commons Womens and Equality Select Committee.http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/women-in-executive-management/written/32497.html 

·         http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/women-and-equalities-committee/fathers-and-the-workplace/written/47587.html

·         I have had a paper exploring the impact of gender stereotyping onthe Gender Pay Gap in the UK published on line by the House of Commons Womensand Equality Select Committee. My research was also referred to in the final report. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmselect/cmwomeq/584/584.pdf 

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