Head of Assessment and Examination Services

London (Greater) (GB)
Grade 7, £42,036 - £50,132 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 27 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen the examinations and assessment area of Academic Services to lead this new team with a growing remit for providing professional assessment and examinations services across the university. The Head of Assessment & Examination Services is a key operational service management role within the Education & Students Function, supporting the delivery of a world-class student experience and the King’s Education Strategy.

The role holder will set and monitor service standards and key performance measures to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive student-centred service and drive a culture of continual service improvement that pre-empts and meets the needs of the university and our students.

The role holder is responsible for the management of the university’s assessment and examinations service – currently delivering 2600 examinations for 95,000 candidatures during the three main assessment periods of January, May and August and including examinations held in central London, overseas and by King’s faculties and institutes outside of the main assessment periods.  The service is currently undergoing an end to end review and the role holder will be instrumental in formulating the shape and remit of the future service.

This is a new role that has been necessitated by a forthcoming review of the service, and one that will be leading on an end to end service review for the examinations process in its entirety in the coming months.

 This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to lead the transformation and development of this vital area of university business. 

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