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Assistant Registrar (Graduation and Awards) 

Department/Institution: BPP Professional Education

Location: Liverpool Street, London

Salary: Competitive

Date posted: 16/02/2017

Closing date: 27/03/2017

Enquiries to: Vacancies@bpp.com  

About the role:

The company

The BPP Professional Education Group is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications. The group delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and professional qualifications across the UK, internationally and through innovative online learning platforms.

BPP University is part of the BPP Professional Education Group. However, BPP University is a distinct legal entity with its own degree-awarding powers approved by the UK Privy Council.

BPP University has four Schools: Law, Business, Health, and Foundation Courses. All have a reputation for excellence, built on our proven ability to offer students the skills they need to succeed in law and business. It’s not by chance that over 50 leading law firms send their trainees only to BPP University Law School for their legal education.

Voted the UK’s Best Higher Education Provider by Education Investor Magazine in 2013, we are the UK’s only university solely dedicated to business and the professions. Our links with leading businesses and organisations allow us to provide a highly regarded professional education. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

Why work for BPP?

BPP exists to help people make the most of their talents – just ask the 10,000 students who study with us every year. We aim to have an equally positive impact on our employees’ careers by providing the culture, career development opportunities and extra benefits to inspire you personally and professionally.

BPP invests heavily in your career development – you will have free access to all of BPP’s courses – from gaining an ACCA accountancy qualification, in-house leadership and management training or wide range of personal and professional development opportunities to a Graduate Diploma in Law, you can take your career in any direction you like.

Add to this a comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, life assurance, childcare vouchers and the cycle to work scheme, and you’ll find BPP University a great company to work for.

To find out more about working at BPP, please click here.

The role

The University Registry organises Graduation Ceremonies throughout the year, in London and, more recently, in Manchester, for Graduates of BPP University. It also manages the production and distribution of award certificates, and a query service for students for administrative references relating to their time of study at BPP and their classification of award.

You will manage the production and delivery of all Graduation events, which are held three times throughout the year. You will maintain and develop client relationships and ensure that the graduation events are delivered on time and within budget. You will provide leadership, motivation, direction and support to the Graduation team.

With excellent attention to detail, you will have the ability to maintain a professional manner and calm approach in a busy office environment, demonstrating an ability to work under pressure with a diverse workload. You will also have experience of organising or working to support large scale events.

You will be familiar with MS office and will have advanced IT skills.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have previous experience of working in higher education, working with diverse client groups for professional service delivery.

For a full job description and details on how to apply, please click here.


 

Approved Provider Scheme Manager

Department/InstitutionCollege of Policing

Location: London, SE1 9HA, Harrogate, HG3 1UF, County Durham, DL15 8DS, Coventry, CV8 3EN

Salary: London – £44,358 to £53,805, National – £38,358 to £46,500

Date posted: 15/02/2017

Closing date: 10/03/2017

Enquiries torecruitment@college.pnn.police.uk 

About the role:

The College of Policing is progressing a significant area of work to introduce a Policing Education Qualification Framework (PEQF) intended to underpin the professional development of officers and staff and support the development of policing as a profession. It encompasses the implementation of a national, standardised framework of recognised and accredited qualifications for policing in England and Wales predominantly offered by, or in conjunction with, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). National consistency is a critical aspect of successful integration of the PEQF and requires effective quality assurance mechanisms.

Applications are invited for the post of Approved Provider Scheme Manager.

The Approved Provider Scheme is an arrangement through which the College of Policing will work with educational providers to ensure quality standards in policing education can be effectively met across a range of educational programmes. This is an exciting, newly created role for an accomplished and dynamic individual to lead and shape, the development and implementation of the scheme at a national level, working closely with, and influencing senior stakeholders.

You will already be an experienced quality manager with extensive knowledge and understanding of quality assurance frameworks and processes used within a Higher Education context, gained through substantial involvement with quality approval/validation processes and collaborative provision. You will have the ability to build strong and successful partnerships and define and promulgate innovative practice. You will also share your professional knowledge by continuously professionally developing a team of quality assurance advisers.

All applicants must:

  • hold a degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification (or extensive equivalent experience) • hold a teaching or training qualification (or demonstrable experience in the design, delivery and assessment of learning) • be able to provide evidence of commitment to continuing professional development

For a full job description and for details on how to apply please follow this link


 

Examinations Officer

Department/Institution: Royal Veterinary College

Location: Nr. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Salary: £28,072 – £32,929

Date posted: 15/02/2017

Closing date: 28/02/2017

Enquiries to: rvc.ac.uk

About the role:

We are looking for an individual who will work in the Academic Registry section to play a key part in leading the examinations process. At RVC the role covers all aspects of examinations from paper preparation, operational matters, results processing and support for Boards of Examiners.

If you have experience of working in Higher Education administration, particularly within an examinations environment, we are interested in hearing from you. You should be able to demonstrate sound administrative skills, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, proficient all-round IT skills with particular emphasis on Word and Excel, strong communication skills, clear evidence of working as part of a team and a keenness for customer care.

The position will be based at the College’s Hawkshead Campus in Hertfordshire, but the post holder may be required to work at the Camden Campus as and when required.

For further information and to apply on-line please visit our website: www.rvc.ac.uk Job reference: PSD/0245/16

Closing date: 28 February 2017

Interviews are likely to be held on 15 March 2017

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


 

Senior UK Recruitment Officer

Department/Institution: Coventry University

Location: Coventry

Salary: £25,305 – £33,954

Date posted: 09/02/2017

Closing date: 26/02/2017

Enquiries toStaff recruitment

About the role:

Grade: 6

Salary: £25,305 to £33,954 per annum

Mode: Full Time, Permanent

Ref no: REQ004872

Coventry University is a forward-looking university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and an approach that is innovative and responsive to changes in the sector. More recently the Coventry University Group was launched to increase our presence across the UK, offering a different approach to higher education. The University Group and has seen the launch of a number of subsidiaries that provide the Group courses from foundation to post-graduate level.

The Recruitment and Admissions Office (RAO) at Coventry University is a centralised professional service dealing with a wide range of activities related to UK undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) student recruitment and admissions. We are a proactive and energetic team, founded on sound customer service principles and a belief in going the extra mile for our applicants.

The work of the Department is varied and exciting, covering most aspects of recruitment and admissions. This includes school and college outreach, partnerships, widening participation, open days, customer relationship management, data analysis, prospect and applicant communications as well as admissions decisions and offer making for UK undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) applications.

Based in the central Recruitment and Admissions Office (RAO) in Coventry the UK Senior Recruitment Officer will work within a team of UK student recruitment professionals, operating in both undergraduate and postgraduate markets. The post holder will be expected to build excellent working relationships with key contacts in schools and colleges, deliver and increase the quality of applications made to us. Senior Recruitment Officers also represent the University at UCAS Higher Education Exhibitions held across the country. Educated to degree level with experience in a recruitment role, preferably in higher education, the successful applicant will be a highly organised self-starter with excellent communication skills, who is prepared to work away from the office for most of the working week.

We are actively seeking strong team players with a range of skills and a flexible approach to their work.

To apply please click here


 

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Registrar

Department/Institution: Waverley Abbey College

Location: Farnham, Surrey

Salary: Up to £25,000 pro-rata

Date posted: 31/01/2017

Closing date: 03/03/2017

Enquiries to: Iain Jones jobs@cwr.org.uk

About the role:

Up to £25,000 pro rata dependent on experience and qualifications
Part-time – 29 hours (over 4 or 5 days) per week
Based at Waverley Abbey House, near Farnham, Surrey

CWR has pioneered Christian counselling training in the UK, including the establishment of Waverley Abbey College as the higher educational division of the charity. The College aspires to train professionals in their respective disciplines to rigorous academic standards from the perspective of a Christian worldview.

As Registrar, you will be a key player within the Waverley Abbey College team. Your role will help us deliver high-quality higher education programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

As a key member of a small but busy team, you will take the lead in supervising and overseeing all aspects of the admissions process, student finance and the student records system. You will also be responsible for ensuring College and student compliance with university regulations as well as managing the assessment processes, facilitating Exam Boards, and the preparation of student awards, statements and graduations. The role also includes maintenance of the College database as required by the college, university and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

To be successful in this role, we require you to have a good understanding of the Higher Education sector, the student-related academic cycle and the administrative processes within Admissions and Registry. You should also have knowledge of Assessment and Grading systems. Experience in using a Student Records database and providing Student services is essential, and ideally you will also have supervised staff and worked to Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) requirements.

As the jobholder will have an important role in communicating Waverley Abbey College’s ethos to students, this role carries a genuine occupational requirement for the position to be filled by a committed Christian.

To see the full applicant pack and access the online application process please go to cwr.org.uk/jobs

If you have any queries, please email jobs@cwr.org.uk


Senior Education Specialist

Location: Doha, Qatar

Salary: TBC

Date posted: 24/11/16

Closing date: 28/02/17

Enquiries to: Clara Ribera csr2002@qatar-med.cornell.edu

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Job description

Position summary

Reporting to the Director, Education Administration, the Senior Education Specialist has responsibility for data management, educational documents, policies and procedures, and supporting the accreditation process for the Medical Program.

Position activities

Data Management

  1. In collaboration with ITS, identifies, designs and maintains a software application for the management of educational/curricular data
  2. Develops data collection methods congruent with the needs of the Medical Program. Is responsible for the integrity, maintenance and security of the data. Provides customised internal data extraction to support review of teaching and curricular activities
  3. Ensures compliance with policies for records retention, and establishes regular review schedules for effective data management. Serves as the central management resource for internal and external requests for educational data and statistics

Educational Documents

  1. Responsible for developing and maintaining educational materials and publications for the effective management of the curriculum, examples include the Student Handbook and the Course/Clerkship Directors’ Handbook
  2. Develops and maintains interactive online documents for the divisional web-pages, examples include curriculum charts and academic calendars

Educational Policies and Procedures

  1. In collaboration with the Director, Education Administration, and the academic leadership, drafts and maintains educational policies and procedures pertaining to the Medical Program. Collaborates with appropriate stakeholders onsite and at the WCM campus to ensure best practice and compliance with overall educational governance policies and procedures

Program Accreditation

  1. Designated as the lead administrator to coordinate and support all activities directly related to the accreditation of the Medical Program at WCM-Q
  2. Responsible for working collaboratively with the academic leadership, faculty and staff to develop the accreditation process. Researches and collects data to support program accreditation, including analyzing, summarizing and presenting results

Projects

  1. Provides support for ad hoc projects.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum requirements

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following

  • BA/BS
  • Five or more years’ previous work related experience in a higher education environment
  • Substantial experience of database software use and management
  • Must be able to effectively compile, write and present reports and demonstrate advanced English written and verbal communications skills
  • Must have the ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment
  • Must be attentive to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced level proficiency in MS Suite of products including Word, Excel and Power point, and professional diagram software, e.g., Visio
  • Advanced level multi-tasking ability in a results oriented environment
  • Flexibility in working hours as required

Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be considered for this position.

Desirable requirements

  • Master degree in higher education, or business administration
  • Previous work experience in an academic medical center
  • Ability to interpret academic and administrative policies and procedures
  • Previously demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultures

 


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Quality Assurance Manager (Partner Provision) Ref: 01/17/1976

Department/Institution: Bath Spa University

Location: Newton Park Campus, Bath

Salary: £37,075 to £39,324 per annum

Date posted: 31/01/2017

Closing date: 22/02/2017

Enquiries to: d.curnow@bathspa.ac.uk

About the role:

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

The Academic Services department manages the University’s Quality Framework. It operates as a centralised unit providing support for Academic Schools through key contacts for subject areas and reports to the University’s Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching Quality).

The Quality Assurance Manager (Partner Provision) is the lead within Academic Services for quality assurance and enhancement in relation to managing higher education with others. Reporting to the Head of Quality, this postholder will be responsible for the implementation, review and day-to-day running of the University’s collaborative provision policies and processes. As well as the particular focus on partner provision, the role includes involvement in core quality assurance and enhancement activity.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong foundation in quality assurance and enhancement within the higher education sector with significant experience in relation to managing higher education with others. This will include a secure knowledge of current debates and developments around both UK-based and international arrangements. A supportive approach and ability to work collaboratively will be very important.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Dr Demelza Curnow, on 01225 875527 or d.curnow@bathspa.ac.uk

For further information or to apply on-line please visit our website. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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Admissions Officer

Department/Institution: Coventry University

Location: Coventry

Salary: £21,852 – £27,636

Date posted: 30/01/2017

Closing date: 12/02/2017

Enquiries to: Please click here

About the role

Ref No: REQ004824

Based in the central Recruitment and Admissions Office (RAO) in Coventry the Admissions Officer will work within a team of admissions professionals, responsible for the full assessment of UK Undergraduate applications for the subsidiaries within the Coventry University group. This currently covers applications to campuses in Coventry, Scarborough and London, but is likely to extend to additional locations in the future. The post holder will work to established processes and targets, demonstrating a best practice approach in admissions. Educated to degree level the successful applicant will ideally have a minimum of two years’ experience in a HE admissions environment, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to meet deadlines, follow policy and procedures, and take responsibility for all aspects of your work. You will be skilled at working with a wide range of applicants and their influencers, and understand the importance of maintaining strong links with colleagues across the Coventry University Group.

Coventry University is a forward-looking university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and an approach that is innovative and responsive to changes in the sector. More recently the Coventry University Group was launched to increase our presence across the UK, offering a different approach to higher education. The University Group and has seen the launch of a number of subsidiaries that provide the Group courses from foundation to post-graduate level.

The Recruitment and Admissions Office (RAO) at Coventry University is a centralised professional service dealing with a wide range of activities related to UK undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) student recruitment and admissions. We are a proactive and energetic team, founded on sound customer service principles and a belief in going the extra mile for our applicants.

The work of the Department is varied and exciting, covering most aspects of recruitment and admissions. This includes school and college outreach, partnerships, widening participation, open days, customer relationship management, data analysis, prospect and applicant communications as well as admissions decisions and offer making for UK undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) applications.

We currently have a number of new opportunities, listed in brief below, across a range of grades and disciplines and are actively seeking strong team players with a range of skills and a flexible approach to their work.


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Registry Officer (Graduation and Awards)

Department/Institution: BPP Professional Education, 

Location: Liverpool Street, London

Salary: Competitive

Date posted: 31/01/2017

Closing date: 10/02/2017

Enquiries to: vacancies@bpp.com

About the role:

The BPP Professional Education Group is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications. The group delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and professional qualifications across the UK, internationally and through innovative online learning platforms.

BPP University is part of the BPP Professional Education Group. However, BPP University is a distinct legal entity with its own degree-awarding powers approved by the UK Privy Council.

BPP University has four Schools: Law, Business, Health, and Foundation Courses. All have a reputation for excellence, built on our proven ability to offer students the skills they need to succeed in law and business. It’s not by chance that over 50 leading law firms send their trainees only to BPP University Law School for their legal education.

Voted the UK’s Best Higher Education Provider by Education Investor Magazine in 2013, we are the UK’s only university solely dedicated to business and the professions. Our links with leading businesses and organisations allow us to provide a highly regarded professional education. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

 

Why work for BPP?

BPP exists to help people make the most of their talents – just ask the 10,000 students who study with us every year. We aim to have an equally positive impact on our employees’ careers by providing the culture, career development opportunities and extra benefits to inspire you personally and professionally.

BPP invests heavily in your career development – you will have free access to all of BPP’s courses – from gaining an ACCA accountancy qualification, in-house leadership and management training or wide range of personal and professional development opportunities to a Graduate Diploma in Law, you can take your career in any direction you like.

Add to this a comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, life assurance, childcare vouchers and the cycle to work scheme, and you’ll find BPP University a great company to work for.

Find out more about working at BPP.

 

The role:

This role will assist in the administration, organisation and communication of information for BPP Graduation ceremonies and for post-Graduation student services.

With excellent attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping, you will have the ability to maintain a professional manner and calm approach in a busy office environment, demonstrating an ability to work under pressure with a diverse workload.

You will be familiar with MS office and will have advanced IT skills.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have previous experience of working in higher education, working with diverse client groups for professional service delivery.

For a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit our webpage.

 


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Academic Governance Manager

Department/Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: £33,574 to £38,895 full time, permanent

Date posted: 09/01/2017

Closing date: 10/02/2017

Enquiries to: To apply please click here

About the role

Student and Academic Services (SAS) provides a wide-range of services and support to students and academic staff.  Our student services span the complete student lifecycle from enquiry, through enrolment and on-course support, to graduation and beyond. Our academic services include direct support for academic staff in many aspects of their work, and portfolio support spanning the course lifecycle, from planning and approval, through to curriculum management and programme review.  Our ambition is that the services we provide should be sector-leading, adapted to meet the needs of our University, and sufficiently flexible to respond rapidly to changing requirements.

This is an exciting new post in the Governance and Secretariat Team. The small team is responsible for providing a high-quality support service to the Board of Governors, University Executive Group, Academic Board and other decision-making bodies of the University to help ensure that the University has efficient and effective governance arrangements.

The post holder will lead and advise on academic governance and will oversee the effective operation of the University’s new committee structure. The post holder will be responsible for managing and overseeing Academic Board and its committees and other decision-making bodies of the University; for providing high quality committee servicing and support; and for leading on committee servicing standards across the University.

You will be highly organised, self-motivated, have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a good eye for detail and excellent proof-reading skills and can manage your workload to tight and conflicting deadlines. You will be able to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels and provide effective leadership for this area across the University, working closely with colleagues in Faculties who are involved in Academic Board and its committees. You will also be able to work flexibly to help the team deliver a high-quality customer focused service.


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