Academic Quality Manager

  • Job Reference: 0213-23
  • Date Posted: Friday, 26 May 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £39,592 to £45,737 per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School / Service: Academic Quality Unit
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week
  • Interview Date: Wednesday 21 June 2023

The University is seeking to appoint an Academic Quality Manager. This key role based within the Academic Quality Unit will be responsible for providing specialist professional advice to internal and external stakeholders and managerial support to the University’s academic quality cycle through the design, implementation and evaluation of appropriate processes, policies and regulations. In particular, the post holder will manage a portfolio of policies and procedures relating to academic quality, standards and enhancement. This may include the following:

  • Course Approval and Review 
  • Quality Assurance cycle 
  • Curriculum Management
  • Collaborative Provision 
  • Academic Quality and Standards 
  • Enhancement projects 

The role will work collaboratively to build relationships with the academic community and with professional service teams within the wider University to ensure the effective operation of academic quality, standards and enhancement activities and the integration, where appropriate, of requirements around data quality and assurance.

Candidates will have a good honours degree or equivalent professional qualifications/experience and evidence of continued personal and professional development. With the ability to prioritise your own deadlines and for others, the post holder will be expected to work effectively under pressures across a range of projects to ensure that deadlines are met. Self-motivated and resilient with an energetic, positive and proactive approach, the post holder will demonstrate the ability to adjust to unfamiliar situations, demands and unchanging roles.

Applicants will need to take a flexible approach to working hours and may be required to work evenings and weekends occasionally and to undertake activities off campus both in the UK and overseas.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

UCLan is committed to providing a safe environment to study, work and visit, protecting children, young people and adults at risk from harm and abuse. Our safeguarding policy and safer recruitment procedure outlines our approach, alongside other internal policies, procedures and guidance which can be found on our website at Safeguarding - UCLan

Applicants applying for roles in regulated activity and that are listed as an exception under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required to disclose any spent and unspent convictions and undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check at the appropriate level, UCLan will only ask an applicant to make an application for a DBS check if they are legally entitled to.

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