Quality and Enhancement Specialist
This is an exciting time to join an organisation with an important role in the UK’s world-class higher education sector.
Higher education is changing across the UK, and QAA is evolving to meet its needs. We are the UK’s independent quality body for higher education with a mission to safeguard and improve the quality of UK higher education, wherever it is delivered in the world. QAA Scotland plays a pivotal role enhancing the quality of the student experience at Scottish higher education institutions. We also work with colleagues across the UK and internationally, to meet the needs of a rapidly changing sector.
About the role
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Quality and Enhancement Specialist, who shares our commitment to improving and promoting the UK’s world-class reputation for delivering a quality higher education experience for all students.
This role in our QAA Scotland team, part of the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Directorate, is particularly responsible for devising and delivering programmes of activity linked to our sector-wide Enhancement Themes and Focus On projects. The role supports the development, evaluation and communication of our work in Scotland and beyond.
We are looking for someone who can devise imaginative activity to help enhance learning and teaching policy and practice. You should have a thorough understanding of the issues affecting higher education staff and students, possibly gained in an academic or educational development role.
It’s important that you are able to analyse complex information and communicate it in engaging ways to a variety of audiences.
Location: Flexible/remote working offered (main offices located in Glasgow and Gloucester)
Job type: Full-time, maternity cover (up to 12 months)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £35,369 - £44,523 per annum, dependent upon knowledge, skills and experience
Closing date: Sunday 20 June 2021
Interviews: w/c Monday 28 June 2021
To apply for this role, please submit your CV with a short covering letter. Many of our employees work flexibly in different ways, including part-time and compressed hours. Please let us know about the flexibility you need in your application.
QAA values equality and diversity and recognises the benefits this brings. We welcome applications from all qualified people and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
If you have not heard from QAA within three weeks of the closing date for this vacancy, then your application has not been successful. Please be aware that we are unable to provide feedback on individual job applications.