Academic Policy Officer

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£32,004 - £38,183 per annum
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

College Office(Humanities & Social Sciences)
Academic Policy Officer
Ref: 039443

Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum for 35 hours each week

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic academic administrator to the role of Academic Policy Officer in the College Academic Administration team.

The Academic Policy Officer contributes to the development and implementation of policies and procedures underpinning academic governance in the College and supports senior academic and administrative staff involved in this work.

You will be educated to undergraduate degree level, or equivalent, and will typically have a minimum of two years relevant work experience, preferably in a related role within the Higher Education sector. You will be an excellent communicator with highly developed interpersonal skills, an innovative approach to problem solving and proven ability to manage and deliver on a diverse portfolio of activities involving a range of stakeholders. You will have experience of interpreting and applying regulations to complex situations; of providing accurate and well-informed guidance to senior colleagues; and of analysing and synthesising data to produce concise reports and recommendations. Experience of reviewing, streamlining and simplifying administrative processes would be advantageous in this role.
Informal enquiries may be made to Mrs Joan Kemp, Acting Head of Academic Administration ( or (0131) 651 3900.

Closing date: 17:00 Friday 28 April 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 17 May 2017