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Academic Quality and Standards Administrator

Academic Quality & Standards Office

Salary:   £27,292 to £32,918 per annum
Release Date:   Monday 06 June 2022
Closing Date:   Monday 27 June 2022
Interview Date:   Wednesday 06 July 2022
Reference:   QUAL40

The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.  

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.  

Over the last few years, we have invested more than £150 million into our campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students. The University puts our students at the heart of everything we do: dedicated to providing an excellent student experience delivering positive, life-changing outcomes - a combination of career focused courses and tailored pedagogic care delivered within a supportive community.  

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The Department

The Academic Quality and Standards Office oversees the maintenance and enhancement of standards, and all quality assurance activities, processes, and policies on behalf of the University for its internal and external academic provision. It is a key player in ensuring that policies are adhered to, and translate into excellent academic practice across all UWL and academic partner provision. It plays a significant role in advising, training and guiding staff and students on the implementation of regulations and the operation of quality assurance systems, and the monitoring of their effectiveness. It also supports curriculum and course development and external compliance arrangements and works closely with a number of key stakeholders across the institution and externally. 

The Role 

The role involves working with colleagues in the Academic Quality and Standards Office to support academic quality and standards processes, including but not limited to: course approvals, amendments, suspensions and closures; partnership approvals; external examining; Education Review and associated monitoring processes; and external accreditation. This involves supporting committees, working groups and approval events; maintaining registers of activity, and working closely with colleagues from a range of Schools/Colleges and Professional Service Departments. 

The Person 

The successful candidate will possess experience of working in administration and a good knowledge of the UK Higher Education sector. They will have experience of servicing committees/groups and minute-taking, display a good level of attention to detail and possess the drive and determination to complete work to a high standard. The successful candidate will be able to work as a flexible and effective member of a team, with good time management and organisational skills and be capable of working under pressure and to tight deadlines on occasion.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:

Please email if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held on 6 July 2022. 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Joshua Heming, Academic Registrar and Director of Academic Quality and Standards,

Additional Information 

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UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point. 

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting. 

Previous applicants should not apply.

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