Academic Quality Officer

Egham, United Kingdom
£35,931 to £42,456 per annum - including London Allowance
28 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Academic Quality and Policy Office (AQPO)

Location: Egham
Salary: £35,931 to £42,456 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Fixed term, Full time (6 months)

Applications are invited for the post of Academic Quality Officer in the Academic Quality and Policy Office.

The Academic Services Directorate at Royal Holloway is responsible for a wide range of administrative and policy related roles central to the student lifecycle. The Academic Quality and Policy Office, which forms part of this Directorate, has responsibility for a number of key areas in the College related to academic provision, namely, academic quality assurance, academic regulation and policy development, providing support for academic governance and academic appeals. The Academic Quality Officer will provide high-level support for the Senior Academic Quality Managers in the operation of quality assurance processes (course validation and review) and secretarial support for key College committees. The role holder will also be expected to support the Interim Head of Academic Quality and Policy quality assurance related work as required.  

This post presents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and professional individual interested in the work described above to take on this fixed term role during the secondment of a member of Academic Quality and Policy team. Candidates for this post should have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. You will need to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with academic and administrative staff across the College on a wide range of academic related issues but also work collaboratively with other members of the Academic Quality and Policy team. You will have good organisational and problem solving skills demonstrated through the ability to work independently, prioritise work appropriately and formulate and implement solutions to problems where appropriate.  Good IT skills are also required.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post which is available immediately to cover the secondment of a member of the Academic Quality and Policy team.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Noreen Naughton on  or +44 (0)1784 443357.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0220-074
Closing Date: Midnight, 12 March 2020
Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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