Quality Assurance and Enhancement Officer
Location: Docklands Campus Salary: Starting from £38,022 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting Post Type: Full Time Post Type: Fixed Term Contract Length: 18 months Closing Date: Wednesday 06 March 2024 Reference: 0365-24-PS
Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers- first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We're committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We're an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.
We are looking for an organised, proactive individual to join our Quality Assurance and Enhancement department. You will have experience of quality assurance frameworks in higher education (or an equivalent organisation) and be an excellent communicator with attention to detail and strong administrative and analytical skills. This is a fixed term maternity cover post.
Our team is responsible for the development and implementation of the university's quality assurance and enhancement processes. Our work includes managing the approval and regular review of courses at UEL and our academic partner institutions; apprenticeships quality assurance; student engagement and surveys; the external examining framework and servicing of committees.
About the Job
Working within our team of Quality Assurance and Enhancement Officers, you will act as a quality representative, providing specialist advice and guidance to UEL's academic schools and our partners on the university's quality assurance processes and regulations. Each Officer is allocated their own portfolio of responsibilities from the shared job description, and there are opportunities to gain experience in a range of activities to develop your career in higher education quality assurance.
You will take a lead in the planning and organisation of quality assurance and enhancement activities and be responsible for managing projects. Your responsibilities will include representing the team and providing high-level administrative support for university committees and working groups, organising complex events, data analysis and report writing and supporting the validation and review of UEL courses in the UK and occasionally overseas.
The successful candidate will be expected to form strong working relationships with key stakeholders across the University and be an authoritative point of contact on quality assurance to ensure policies and processes are implemented effectively.
This role is based at our Docklands Campus with hybrid working available.
Here at UEL we understand it's about more than just a salary. It's about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.
We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we're always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of up to £5,000 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
So, if you'd like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!
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To contact the recruitment team please phone+44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]
CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.
At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.
Quality Assurance and Enhancement Officer
University of East London
February 10, 2024
March 06, 2024
About the employer
University of East London (UEL) is a public university that comprises three colleges; College of Applied Health and Communities, College of Arts, Technology and Innovation, and College of Professional Services. The university is counted among the top academic institutions that provide quality education and excellent career opportunities to its students.
UEL has three campuses located in London, including Docklands Campus, Stratford Campus, and University Square. The university administers over 90 societies and clubs, and two student hubs. Also, university students have access to one of the greatest gymnasiums in London, Underground Bar, numerous restaurants and cafes. Located at the Docklands campus, the £21-million Sports Dock complex has two indoor sports arenas, an excellent fitness center, aerobics and dance studios, outdoor pitches and a sports therapy clinic. The outdoor sports facilities at the Docklands campus include football pitches, an outdoor gym, and a basketball court. Located at the Stratford campus, the well-known Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has a tennis court, hockey fields, and a swimming pool. All university campuses maintain good residential facilities and have a pro-learning environment.
UEL offers numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time degree courses in various fields such as business, law, social science, journalism, architecture, engineering, health, sports, sciences, psychology, and arts. Also, the university provides apprenticeship, research, and study abroad programs. The university also has partnerships with many national and international organizations in 10 countries that present students with several professional opportunities and a global perspective. The university has set up the Centre for Student Success to provide them with a strong support network that ensures the growth and development of the personalities and employability of the students. The university's employment hub helps students secure internships, placements, and work experiences after they graduate.
UEL has around 100,000 alumni based in 135 countries across the globe. Firoz Patel is the founder of the renowned charity organization Childreach International. Tony Rochford is the director of programming at MTV UK and has worked in some popular TV channels like CBeebies. Adam Gemili is a star athlete and the first Briton ever to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds and 200 meters in under 20 seconds. Roger Taylor is a popular musician, songwriter, and singer and is the drummer in the famous British rock band, Queen. Rupa Asha Huq is a columnist, DJ, and British Labor Party politician. Last but not least, Kemi Adeosun was the Nigerian finance minister in 2015.