University of Bath

University of Bath

Rankings and Accreditation Officer (KW11670)

Job title Rankings and Accreditation Officer

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024

Grade Grade 6

Contract Type Full Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Thursday 09 May 2024

Closing date Thursday 23 May 2024

Interview date Tuesday 11 June 2024

Reference KW11670

Special Conditions Please see job description for all special conditions.

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About the role

The School of Management is seeking to appoint a second Rankings & Accreditation Officer on a two year fixed term, full time basis.

This role is part of a close-knit team which works inside the Dean's Office to achieve the School of Management's goals in the areas of rankings and accreditations. Through collaboration and teamwork the role holder will work in both areas alongside another Rankings & Accreditation Officer, a Data Officer and be line managed by the Rankings & Accreditations Manager.

The role has two complementary parts:

1) Working within the School's rankings group, you will manage data submissions to rankings organisations; conduct in-depth analysis of the key rankings, monitor ranking performance and create reports

2) You will plan and project manage the School's submissions to the main accreditation bodies, including AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA as well as programme- level accreditations such as ACCA, CFA etc.

In fulfilling these functions, you will foster and maintain a regular working relationship with colleagues across the School of Management and with key personnel in the rankings and accreditation bodies.

About you

This is a busy and varied role which requires you to have excellent communication and organisational skills, attention to detail and be confident with data and have strong analytical skills.

You must be able to work to tight deadlines on their own initiative, and to learn new systems and procedures rapidly.

You must also be able to work independently as well as being enthusiastic about contributing as an active member of the team.

Please see job description for full details of role and candidate requirements.

For an informal discussion, please contact the Rankings & Accreditations Manager, Angel Wager on [email protected].

Further information

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading Business Schools, located in an impressive new building with state-of-the art resources near the city of Bath. Our extensive offerings encompass undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD programmes, alongside tailored executive education options for both individuals and organisations. With a dedicated team of over 100 teaching and research professionals, complemented by a support staff of around 90 managerial and administrative experts (referred to as Professional Services, ‘PS'), we cultivate a vibrant learning environment.

Consistently recognised for excellence, our School proudly ranks among the top 5 in the UK across prominent national undergraduate rankings, including The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024, The Guardian University Guide 2024, and the Complete University Guide 2024. Notably, our Marketing programme has secured the top position since 2017, according to the Complete University Guide 2024. Accredited by both EQUIS and AMBA, we remain committed to delivering exceptional education and driving impactful research in the field of business management.

What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

    Job details


    Rankings and Accreditation Officer (KW11670)


    University of Bath


    United Kingdom


    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 23, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Situated in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom, University of Bath is a public university that received its royal charter in 1966. The University of Bath has been consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and is known for its expertise in research and teaching. In 2004, the university launched the SET squared Partnership with the universities of Bristol, Southampton, and Surrey. This is the largest partnership ever, comprises of a combined staff of 6,400 researchers, and has a research budget of £266 million.

    The university is known for its four faculties: management, science, humanities and social science, and engineering and design. The university has been recognized for its excellence in research facilities and according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87 percent of the university's research has been defined as world-leading. Notably, the university's research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2011. The university's research grants and contracts portfolio is worth around £150 million.

    The university constantly finishes at the top of student satisfaction rankings and excelling in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. It was also awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Because of its high-quality teaching, Bath's graduates are highly sought after by the UK's top employers.

    In 2004, Bath University invested in creating a sports training village, which has emerged as one of the best training centers for athletes in Europe. In 2013, the University became a founder member of GW4, an alliance of universities sharing intellectual and physical resources. Also, in the same year, the university opened a block of 75 flats for students living on campus. In 2012, the university began a three-year campus improvement project to improvise and expand student accommodation, teaching space, and a £10million arts centre. The university has invested over £450 million on its campus over the last decade.

    In 2015, the university inaugurated a specialized area for arts, education, and events. The University of Bath has a well-built infrastructure with all the essential facilities and amenities a student will require. The university gives equal focus on sports and offers one of the best sports facilities in the UK. The university-based athletes won six medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Almost one-fourth of the students enrolled are from outside the UK, so, the university offers a perfect internationally diverse experience. Airbus, World Bank, Nike, Ford, and Rolls Royce are some of the industry leaders, which collaborate with the university.

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