Job offer in england Academic Frameworks Development Manager at University of the West of England, Bristol

The Learning and Teaching Enhancement team within Student and Academic Services is seeking to appoint an Academic Frameworks Development Manager. You will lead on a number of exciting initiatives which will focus primarily on the enhancement of institutional policy and processes relating to academic standards, quality and the student experience. 

You will have excellent organisational and influencing skills as well as the ability to unify distinct stakeholders around specific objectives. You will have experience of managing projects and a proven track record of implementing and delivering change. Using specialist knowledge you will contribute to and where appropriate, manage University wide projects.

You will be responsible for carrying out the assessment and analysis of data and feedback relating to the University’s regulatory and policy frameworks, using it to enhance the student experience and support the implementation of enhancement initiatives. You will be required to draft reports and communications and prepare and deliver briefings, presentations and training.

We are looking for an individual who is flexible and innovative, with a keen interest in enhancement and the ability to challenge conventional thinking. The role will be varied and you will work collaboratively with staff in the professional services, faculties and the Students’ Union.

The role will be based at Frenchay Campus, but may require travel between campuses.

You will have:

  • First degree or can demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of a commitment to a professional development.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 6 February 2018 at 11.59 pm

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 February 2017.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

Informal enquiries can be made to Tracey Horton on 0117 32 83983 or by email.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.


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