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Quality and Standards Officer (15.0 to 37.0 hours per week)

Academic Registry

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £29,605 to £32,982 pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 July 2024
Interview Date:  Thursday 08 August 2024
Reference:  AS5157-24-248

Are you organised, good at problem-solving with excellent communication skills? Then this is a great opportunity to join the University's Academic Quality and Standards Team. 

Our team supports the development and implementation of academic regulations, the operation of two student-facing processes (additional consideration and academic appeals), the appointment and induction of External Examiners, and the development and review of key quality assurance policies and processes designed to support the student experience. Part of the role is working as an Initial Assessor in the Additional Consideration team to consider student requests and provide timely outcomes.

You will collaborate with colleagues in our academic schools and professional services to implement the University's academic regulations and assessment policies. Other key responsibilities of the role include acting as an officer to strategic university committees and working groups.

In order to be successful in this role you should have:

  • The ability to plan and prioritise work activities
  • Practical problem-solving skills to ensure effective service delivery as part of a team
  • Good written communication skills including the ability to communicate complex information sensitively and in formal minutes and/or reports
  • The ability to interpret and apply regulations and procedures
  • An understanding of contemporary Higher Education issues and priorities.

A good standard of secondary education and/or previous experience of relevant work within quality assurance is essential.

We are offering full and part-time roles and have a degree of flexibility of hours available ranging from 15.0 to 37.0 hours per week, please state in your applications what hours you would prefer.

The University operates an agile working policy which would extend to these roles. This would mean you could possibly work up to 60% of your hours from home and 40% from the workplace – although flexibility will be required. We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Laura Gwilliam or Nichola Mayer, Quality and Standards Advisers on be academicqualitystandards@brighton.ac.uk

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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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