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Academic Quality and Standards Officer

Academic Quality & Standards Office

Salary:   £33,826 to £38,803 per annum
Release Date:   Thursday 16 June 2022
Closing Date:   Monday 11 July 2022
Interview Date:   Friday 22 July 2022
Reference:   QUAL41

The University of West London (UWL) has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. 

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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; Apprenticeships and End Point Assessment activity; 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 22 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.


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