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Assistant Registrar (Academic Policy)

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Job summary

Do you have experience of quality assurance work within higher education and an interest in academic policy development?

The College’s Quality Assurance and Enhancement Team oversees a range of processes designed to ensure the College meets internal and external requirements for quality assurance and academic standards, drawing on external guidance and expertise. In the role of Assistant Registrar (Academic Policy), you will lead on the development and implementation of academic policy and associated quality assurance procedure documentation. You will also lead on the development of data sets to support the College’s quality assurance processes.

You will work closely with colleagues in the Quality Assurance and Enhancement Team as well as those across Registry, the Strategic Planning Division, academic departments and Students’ Union Officers.

There are often tight timescales and competing deadlines for the work you will be undertaking, so attention to detail, good communication and an ability to work efficiently and flexibly will be key to succeeding in the role.

You will be expected to keep abreast of changes to higher education policy both within and outside the College and be able to advise colleagues with complex enquiries.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for leading the research and development of the College’s academic policies for taught programme provision and research degrees, which set out the College’s expectations, obligations and procedures for use by staff and students across the College.

You will be responsible for the design and delivery of staff briefing sessions on the implementation of academic policies and manage the policy review cycle.

You will work with relevant teams across the College in the development of data sets to support quality assurance procedures and be responsible for the analysis of data and presentation of recommendations to senior College committees. You will develop systems to enhance data sharing within Registry and to colleagues in departments and faculties.

Essential requirements

  • Experience of working in a quality assurance setting in a Higher Education Institution.
  • Experience of leading the development and implementation of academic policy and associated quality assurance procedure documentation.
  • Experience of ensuring compliance with institutional procedures and framework and the ability to relate these to national expectations and requirements.
  • Experience of ensuring that internal quality assurance and regulatory frameworks meet the expectations of external regulatory bodies.
  • An understanding of quality assurance and enhancement processes and procedures in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of the broad issues affecting the sector and their potential impact.
  • Knowledge of the Quality Assurance Agency’s Quality Code.
  • Knowledge of the expectations of the Office for Students in respect of the regulatory requirements for academic quality and standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to liaise will colleagues at all levels of the College.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to write clear records and minutes from meetings.
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly, concisely and persuasively; highly developed negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Ability to identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to organise a heavy workload, identify priorities, meet deadlines and work well under time constraints and other pressures.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from busy colleagues including senior academic staff.

Further information

For further details please contact Scott Tucker, [email protected]

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