Higher and Degree Apprenticeship Manager

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£38,460 per annum
22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Quality Standards and Partnerships

Location: Lincoln 
Salary: From £38,460 per annum
This post is full time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: Thursday 20 June 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 04 July 2019

The University of Lincoln is seeking a suitably qualified applicant for the position of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Manager, located in the central Office of Quality, Standards and Partnerships.

The Office is responsible for assuring and enhancing the quality and standards of the University’s awards and programmes, across the range of its academic activities. The Office approves, monitors and reviews all academic provision, and provides the expert independent and impartial guidance and direction to all staff across the institution and to the University’s national and international academic partners. It produces, develops and maintains the key University policies, documents and records relating to all quality and standards matters, including legally binding academic partnership agreements; and is responsible for the management and facilitation of internal and external reviews and audits.

As a member of a small, expert team, the postholder will provide high-level, professional and specialist advice and support to all academic and professional services staff across the University on all matters relating to the development, delivery, monitoring and review of academic quality and standards in relation to apprenticeships.

With experience of quality assurance, the postholder will develop and manage institutional systems, policy and process to ensure the University’s apprenticeships and their delivery consistently meet national, professional and statutory requirements. The management of external developments, regulatory and reporting requirements, and funding changes, to ensure the University is proactive, innovative and compliant in all aspects of Apprenticeship management is a key responsibility.

The position has significant freedom and autonomy to act. The postholder is required to work collaboratively, throughout the University, to support strategic quality assurance agendas. Professionalism, accuracy, a high attention to detail, flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills are critical to the success of this management position. The postholder is expected to work on their own initiative, using judgement and expertise to make high-level decisions and deal with complex queries and problems.

As a new role, no line reports are currently identified for this post but the role will ultimately have relevant line management responsibility.

Informal enquiries about the post are welcome - please contact Linsey Woodcock, Director of Quality, Enhancement and Standards (lwoodcock@lincoln.ac.uk).

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