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Examinations Assistant

Academic Registry

Salary:   £11.95 to £13.26 per hour
Release Date:   Thursday 20 July 2023
Closing Date:   Sunday 31 December 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   REG1015

The University of West London has been named “University of the Year for Teaching Quality” and “University of the Year for Student Experience” in the prestigious The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 and is described as ‘home to the nation’s most contented students’ in the Guide. 

This is the first time that both awards have been given to one university in the same year, and it is also the second time in the last three years that UWL has received the student experience accolade. 

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The Department

Academic Registry directs and leads in all matters relating to the management of academic standards across the University and supports the navigation of students through the student life cycle. 

The Conferments and Awards Team within Academic Registry undertakes the coordination and supervision of examinations, oversees the production of final award documentation, and manages the arrangements for Graduation Ceremonies.

The Role 

The main purpose of this role is to invigilate all written formal examinations in accordance with the University regulations. This role involves invigilating and providing administrative support to assist Chief Invigilators during written formal exams. 

The person will be reporting to the University’s Cavendish House site, but the postholder will be required to work at all University examination sites, specifically, Ealing site, Brentford site and Fountain House site, Berkshire campus (to support examinations for the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare), as well as external exams venues. The role involves working with a range of colleagues to deliver a secure, rigorous and fair exams process. 

The Person

The successful candidate will possess experience of working in administration and a good knowledge of the UK Higher Education sector. They will 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. They will be willing to work flexible hours where required to assist in the delivery of examinations.

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.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Evlampia Chelmi, Assistant Registrar (Examinations),  

Additional Information 

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Our department is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. 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. 

This post is not available to students.

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

We will intermittently review the applications, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time. 

Please upload your CV and cover letter to be considered for this role.

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