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Head of Academic Quality

Head of Academic Quality

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    Education & Training, Quality Assurance

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    £42k - 45k per year

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    Education Team

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A medical based HE organisation are recruiting for a permanent Head of Academic Quality to join their senior management team to provide effective and dynamic leadership in areas of quality assurance, compliance and risk management whilst engaging with staff in planning and developing key academic management and quality assurance processes that will enable the Institute to apply for Degree Awarding Powers and in time University title.

As someone who can work in a decisive team and embrace a culture which seizes opportunities you will have the chance to be part of an exciting, vibrant and dynamic institute. If you are the type of person who loves create a solution rather than be given an answer then this will be the organisation for you.

This role will be responsible for managing the institute's compliance with relevant legislation, as well as with the provisions of the QAA Quality Code and PSRB directives, providing advice and guidance to staff as well as managing the institute's relationships with statutory bodies.

You will also project manage areas such as the application for degree awarding powers and institutional review events, validations and professional accreditation events and periodic programme reviews. You will also manage the specific course designation process, handling of student extenuation, appeals, complaints and misconduct, policy framework and any other ongoing development.

As someone with demonstrable leadership experience in higher educational environments, particularly in the management of quality assurance systems and academic partnerships you will have had project management experience as well as managed academic events such as validations, reviews and accreditations.

You will have knowledge and understanding of QAA and current UK HE developments and regulatory and QA architecture.

If you have extensive QA experience within a HE setting then please send a copy of your CV to Education Team quoting reference number J57721SJ.