Joint Honours Lead (Academic)

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Administrative,Student Services

Short info about job

Company: University of Derby

Department: Student Experience

Salary: £36,380 to £47,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1558 4253326

Fax: +44-1241 2696289

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Joint Honours Lead (Academic). Terms and conditions vacancy

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

At the University of Derby, people are at the heart of everything we do. As a major, local employer we not only offer one of the region’s most competitive reward packages, but we are also constantly recognising and rewarding individual contribution, as well as helping to develop colleagues both personally and professionally. We take pride in being a really friendly, supportive and innovative workplace and we are genuinely committed to offering colleagues the opportunity to develop a fantastic, long-lasting career here with us.

We encourage applications from a diverse workforce who can help us achieve our desire to be the ambitious student’s natural choice for quality, support and achievement.

About the roleChallenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

The Joint Honours Scheme is located within the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. The Joint Honours Lead (Academic) will work collaboratively across the institution to provide academic guidance for the Joint Honours Scheme. The role holder will lead the academic development of the Scheme in accordance with the University’s Corporate Plan and ensure that it is delivered effectively and efficiently in line with University regulations and policies, and with respect for the values and culture of the university learning community.

Working collaboratively across the University with all stakeholders, they will build collegial and effective working relationships with the College Leaders, the Head of Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and Joint Honours professional support colleagues. They will engage with inter-institutional networking to raise the external profile of the Joint Honours Scheme at Derby. The role holder will work with academic staff to identify and encourage best practice in learning, teaching and assessment, supporting the implementation of University strategy.

As an academic member of staff the role holder will ensure efficient and effective delivery of Joint Honours teaching programmes in accordance with the University’s strategic objectives in order to provide an exceptional student experience. They will ensure that curriculum development, quality management and enhancement comply with required standards.

The role holder will be expected to undertake research activity to promote and enhance the work of the University to build on a growing research reputation.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities
  • Local recognition scheme

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