Quality Manager

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Company: University of Essex

Department: Academic Section

Salary: £29,799 to £32,548 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1246 2297760

Fax: +44-1563 9160644

E-mail: N\A


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Academic Section - Quality and Academic Development (QUAD) team

The Academic Section is a large Professional Services area which contributes to the institution’s mission of excellence in education and excellence in research by providing high standards of professional and administrative support to students and departments.

QUAD is part of the Quality and Development team in the Academic Section, and is responsible for the operational management, support and development of academic standards and quality across the university, overseeing academic quality assurance functions such as course approval, monitoring and review. The team is also responsible for all course records held on University systems.

The Role and Duties

We are seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual to fulfil the role of Quality Manager in the Quality and Academic Development (QUAD) team within the Academic Section. The role presents an excellent opportunity for personal development for both internal and external candidates seeking to advance a career in higher education administration.

The post-holder will support the effective operation of the University’s quality assurance and enhancement processes and the maintenance of academic standards, and will play an active role in the development of academic policy and supporting initiatives to enhance the quality of the student experience by ensuring our approach to quality and enhancement adds value. The role involves providing advice and guidance for departments and partner institutions, preparing reports summarising the outcome of these processes, and ensuring policy and processes are continually reviewed and improved.

Qualifications and Skills Required

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative and organisational skills, and will be able to deal flexibly with a wide range of responsibilities. You will be able to develop productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels of an organisation, seeking and offering clear advice and guidance. You will also be able to work independently and with colleagues, to collate and interpret information, producing concise summaries of findings and presenting clear recommendations.

Applicants should possess an honours degree or substantial equivalent experience, a minimum of 5 GCSEs (including English Language and Mathematics), and recent experience of working in a relevant administrative environment. Candidates will need to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and a commitment to high standards, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work well as part of a team, to work accurately and to remain calm under pressure are essential.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521.

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