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safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education

Standards and Frameworks Officer - Fixed Term

Salary: £35,369 to £44,523 per annum dependent upon knowledge, skills and experience
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Location: Gloucester
Application Closing Date: 03/05/2017

The mission of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is to safeguard standards and improve the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world.

We are looking for an experienced higher education quality practitioner with an active interest in the development and management of QAA's functions in relation to external reference points on quality and standards.

Working with teams across QAA, you will be responsible for leading developmental activities relating to the maintenance and promotion of baseline regulatory requirements for quality in UK higher education and associated guidance for higher education providers and other stakeholders.

With a proactive and positive 'can do' attitude, you will have relevant experience of planning and running events and workshops, building positive internal and external relationships, engaging with external stakeholders and analysing the outcomes to feed into further projects.

This is a full-time, two-year fixed-term role based in our Gloucester office.

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to our HR team at vacancies@qaa.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 3 May 2017 at midday.

Interviews will be held at our Gloucester office on Thursday 11 May 2017.

QAA welcomes applications from people in all sections of the community and values diversity.

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.

Job description (PDF, 124KB)

Information booklet (PDF, 1.4MB)

Ways of working (PDF, 35KB)