Quality Assurance & Academic Standards Manager

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
£43,155 - £52,841 per annum
27 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
18 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Professional Services

Department of Student & Academic Administration


Quality Assurance & Academic Standards Manager


Employment type:  Permanent

Employment basis:  Full-time

Salary:  £43,155 - £52,841 per annum  

Post number: ZZ007865

Date published:  27 March 2023

Closing date:  18 April 2023

Interview date:  25 April 2023

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The Department of Student & Academic Administration (DSAA) is one of the largest central services at the University and is core to its success. The Department is responsible for a diverse and wide-ranging set of critical administrative responsibilities and services across the institution, and these include: student and course management systems, timetabling, admissions, student and programme administration, academic administration, graduation, external returns and data standards, UKVI student compliance, academic standards, quality management, and partnerships.

About the Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled professional quality assurance leader to join the Department of Student and Academic Administration at the University of Portsmouth. Under the direction of the Head, as the Quality Assurance and Academic Standards Manager you will lead a team of talented quality assurance specialists. Within a changing sector landscape, the role will focus on innovation and enhancement, and will provide the operational leadership of our University-wide quality assurance frameworks, policies and regulations. The scope includes course approval, course and module annual monitoring and academic review, external examining, academic appeals and student disciplinaries, examination and assessment, academic committees, professional and statutory regulatory bodies, and Ofsted inspections and other external quality-related reviews.

About You

You’ll have a successful track record in a senior quality assurance leadership role supporting degree level education, including degree apprenticeships. You will have specialist expert knowledge of quality assurance and enhancement and be aware of sector level developments. You will have had experience leading external reviews and audits. You will have a strategic mindset, and have the drive to innovate and improve the student experience and outcomes.

The University of Portsmouth believes this role is eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa, and meets the minimum salary requirements to obtain the minimum points requirement. 

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of our commitment to equality and diversity, ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. If you’ve been asked to upload further documents, they should not contain identifying information.

We are strongly dedicated to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within our community. As an Athena SWAN and Race Equality Charter award holder, a member of Stonewall and a Disability Confident Employer we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, regardless of your background. We welcome applications from all talented people. In addition, we want our workforce to be representative of our diverse student population. Please see our EDI Framework and objectives.

Information about us and our benefits.

For detailed information about the vacancy: ZZ007865 - Quality Assurance & Academic Standards Manager.docx

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