• Full Time
  • Anywhere

About the role

The role is responsible the co-ordination and delivery of core QA functions including;

  • supporting academic, administrative and professional service colleagues around the university by providing expert guidance on both internal and external requirements for quality assurance and academic standards; 
  • providing a high level of secretariat support for university committees relating to the area (currently Education, Quality and Standards Committee);
  • co-ordinating core functions such as the External Examining and producing routine or specific reports to help the university meet Office for Students and other requirements. 
  • Finally you will need excellent organisational, planning and presentational skills to co-ordinate and deliver core QA functions, including providing support for university education committees. 

    As well as these core functions the postholder be responsible for the development and communication of operational education policy in order to respond to the strategic needs of the University. This will involve: 

  • Leading development of education policy, with appropriate support from colleagues within Academic Registry and inputs from across the University. 
  • Proactively liaising with academic and professional services departments to communicate and implement change effectively. 
  • Identifying and making recommendations for policy or process developments by conducting analyses of current policy or practice across the sector. 
  • Initially the areas of policy development are likely to be partnership working (including TNE and doctoral provision) digital assessment and academic integrity, and quality assurance reporting and monitoring. 

    About you

    As the Academic Quality and Standards Officer your experience and expertise of Higher Education Quality Assurance and your passion for collaboration and continuous improvement will enable you to make recommendations for change and to see these changes through to implementation and cyclical monitoring.

    You will be providing an excellent level of support to a range of colleagues and will use your experience and expertise in oral and written communication to provide advice, guidance and training in an accessible way. 

    Finally you will need excellent organisational, planning and presentational skills together to co-ordinate and deliver core QA functions, including providing support for university education committees. 

    More information

    For informal enquiries please contact Kate Norris, Assistant Registrar, via kn309@bath.ac.uk.

    The normal working place is the University of Bath and at present the role will be done remotely.

    What we can offer you:

    Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

    We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development
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    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances  health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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