Aston University

Aston University

Quality Officer (2 Posts) (0606-23)

Quality Officer (2 Posts) Academic Quality Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £36,333 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 29 September 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0606-23 Release Date: Friday 15 September 2023

This is an exciting time to join Aston University, with the launch of our new 2030 Strategy. We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic individuals with the relevant knowledge, skills and experience necessary to support the University in meeting its external regulatory compliance requirements ( e.g. Office for Students, Ofsted and appropriate Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies), and to evaluate the impact of strategic interventions in learning, teaching and the student experience.

There are two roles dedicated to supporting a named academic College in meeting its quality assurance and enhancement obligations. These posts require you to have a good working knowledge of quality assurance and enhancement as these relate to higher education, with experience of effectively managing quality assurance and enhancement within a higher education setting. Excellent written and oral communication skills are key for these roles, together with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to analyse, interpret and present academic quality data to different audiences, tailoring the message accordingly.

To apply, please complete the application form, showing how you meet each of the essential criteria required for the role as specified in the person specification.

For informal enquiries regarding the post please contact Dr Goudarz Poursharif ([email protected]) or by phone on 07305910777.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: //

We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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Quality Officer (2 Posts) (0606-23)


Aston University


United Kingdom


September 16, 2023

Application deadline

September 29, 2023

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About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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