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Quality Officer

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Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. We believe in the transformative power of education, and in doing the right thing by our students, people and local community. That’s why our BNU community is a special place to work and study, and where people who want to make a difference can contribute and succeed.
BNU continues to experience rapid growth in student numbers, making us one of the fastest-growing higher education providers. This is an exciting time to join the University as our significant estates’ development programme gets underway, and we prepare to embark on our new University Strategy.
We are seeking to appoint a Quality Officer as part of the Quality and Standards team based within the Academic Registry. The role will support and administer selected quality assurance activities including the appointment and management of external examiners to the University’s awards, acting as Secretary to the External Examiner Approval Panel and reporting regularly to Senate and other bodies. Consideration will also be given to allocating other responsibilities across the team’s remit based on any previous experience.
Your role will support a ‘quality culture’ within BNU and help to ensure compliance with the University’s quality assurance standards, documenting quality assurance activities with internal reporting and auditing of materials and identifying enhancements to existing processes. You will also identify the training needs of key stakeholders to ensure compliance with requirements and will be expected to develop a working knowledge of relevant sector standards including those of the QAA and Office for Students.
What we offer:
a generous holiday entitlement (30 days per annum, plus bank holidays & closure days)
training & development support opportunities
contributory pension scheme
discounted gym membership for our on-site gym
a range of staff discounts with major retailers.
If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.
For further information about this role please contact Sandra Walton at [email protected]
All applications are to be made in full and online. The University operates an anonymized shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CVs or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details. Please can a cover letter from be completed by all applicants to indicate the skills you have relation to this role.
Closing Date: 30th October 2022
Interview Date: w/c 7th November 2022
If you are successful in securing an interview for the role, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
At Buckinghamshire New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences.
Buckinghamshire New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process.
The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.

Content and Discovery Assistant

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We are looking for a new member of our Content & Discovery Team who will support the ordering and processing of books and journals (print and electronic), help with any access or authentication issues, provide our interloans and scanned texts service and offer frontline support to students and staff at our busy academic library, at the Helpdesk. 
Key attributes of the successful applicant include:
Graduate with an interest in pursuing a career in librarianship
Some experience in an academic or health sciences library
Excellent customer service skills
Effective team member and ability to work alone
Good attention to detail
For further information about this position and to apply, visit http://jobs.sgul.ac.uk.  
We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups, especially from people with disabilities and/or people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.
Please quote reference:  870-22
Closing date:  06 November 2022
Interview date:  30 November 2022
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 St George’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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St George’s, University of London: the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research

Student Information Assistant (Bi-lingual Welsh/English)

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This position will be based at the Singleton & Bay Campuses
Fixed-term until 31.03.23
Academic Services provides high quality professional services to students, staff and external stakeholders. Academic Services enable and deliver, where appropriate, institution wide change, affecting improvements in key strategic areas to enhance the Swansea student experience and is proud to hold the Cabinet Office’s Customer Service Excellence and Investors in People Silver Awards. 
The primary aim of the Student Information Assistant (Bi-lingual) is to provide a courteous welcome to MyUniHub and be the first point of contact for a diverse range of students and visitors. To deal with all queries in a professional, efficient, sensitive and courteous manner whether they are in person, by telephone or by email. Where possible respond to queries at first contact or direct people to appropriate sources of information and contacts where an initial response is not possible. To deal with all queries confidentially and diplomatically in line with Data Protection Regulations. Working as a team with the other SIAs in MyUniHub and with other colleagues to deliver a welcoming, positive and supportive front of house operation and to provide support and assistance to the Student Information Officers and MyUniHub Manager as required.
Candidates should have a sound basic education. Equivalent of 5 GCSEs including minimum of Grade ‘C’ in Maths and English.
Experience of working in a customer focused environment, ideally in a front of house position and extensive experience of administrative work, ideally with student facing experience and within in a busy and pressurised environment.
Candidates should include reference to the values and personal attributes within their applications, in addition to the essential and desirable criteria. The panel will be assessing against all of these skills and attributes.
For informal enquiries please contact: Carly Taylor, MyUniHub Manager, Email: [email protected]    
Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Library Assistant – Enquiries

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Job Advert
Library Services at Queen Mary has a vibrant international staff group and a rapidly evolving service base. We are working together to build a culture of diversity, service excellence and continuous improvement commensurate with the vision and long-term strategy of an ambitious and rapidly growing university which excels in teaching, learning and research, while retaining strong links to the local community in the East End of London.
We are seeking Library Assistants in the Enquiries team within the library frontline services, who will be responsible for supporting the enquiry services, including library chat, eResource and data base enquiries. The team respond efficiently and professionally to complex enquiries and contribute towards team projects working groups and service improvements.
You would also spend part of each working day on a service point, providing drop-in help for students about library spaces, lending services and e-resources. and assist on a number of shared activities to ensure a service continuity across library services.
About You
You will be educated to A level or equivalent or be similarly qualified by experience. You will have experience of working in a library or have relevant transferable experience.
About the Post
The posts are based primarily at the Mile End Campus in London. These are part time, fixed appointments with an immediate start ending in July 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £29,082 – £35,775 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance pro rata.
The libraries are open 7 days per week and the post holder will be required to work one of the working patterns below:
Post 1: Sunday 10:45-6:15pm & Monday-Tuesday 12-8pm 0.6FTE
Post 2: Monday + Friday 12-8pm 0.4FTE
Breaks are unpaid and are one hour on weekdays, 30 minutes at weekends.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please contact Ashley Tracey at [email protected]
For further details and to apply for the role, please click the ‘further details and to apply’ button below.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 30th October 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality.

Library Assistant – Enquiries

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Library Services at Queen Mary has a vibrant international staff group and a rapidly evolving service base. We are working together to build a culture of diversity, service excellence and continuous improvement commensurate with the vision and long-term strategy of an ambitious and rapidly growing university which excels in teaching, learning and research, while retaining strong links to the local community in the East End of London.
We are seeking a Library Assistant in the Enquiries team within the library frontline services, who will be responsible for supporting the enquiry services, including library chat, eResource and data base enquiries. The team respond efficiently and professionally to complex enquiries and contribute towards team projects working groups and service improvements.
You would also spend part of each working day on a service point, providing drop-in help for students about library spaces, lending services and e-resources. and assist on a number of shared activities to ensure a service continuity across library services.
About YouYou will be educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent or be similarly qualified by experience. You will have experience of working in a library or have relevant transferable experience.
About the PostThe post is based primarily at the Mile End Campus in London. This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment with an Immediate start with expected end date of July 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £29,082 – £35,775per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
The libraries are open 7 days per week and the post holder will be required to work working patterns below:
Mon-Tues 08:00-16:00, Wed-Thurs 10:00-18:00 & Fri 12:00-20:00
Breaks are unpaid and are one hour on weekdays, 30 minutes at weekends.
BenefitsWe offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please contact Ashley Tracey at [email protected]
For further details and to apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 30th October 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

Information Assistant

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There are 3 posts available for this role.
This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.  We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
Are you a process-driven person with data-handling experience? Do you have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills?
The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.
With a comprehensive alumni, communications, events, volunteering and fundraising programme, the University’s alumni and supporter database (The Raiser’s Edge) is central to its success.
The Raiser’s Edge contains records of over 350,000 alumni and other friends and supporters. It is the only comprehensive database that records engagement with the University’s former students once they’ve graduated. It contains biographical information, business details, giving (donation) history, and all other interaction with the University, and is vital to our ability to maximise alumni engagement and fundraising in support of the University’s educational mission.
You will contribute to the integrity of The Raiser’s Edge by maintaining, updating and improving the quality of our alumni and supporter records. With prior experience of using a large database, you will have excellent data-entry skills, a logical and thorough approach to work and the ability to work efficiently with a high degree of accuracy. You will have strong IT skills, excellent problem-solving skills and a manner that further facilitates reliable customer service.
What we offer in return
26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!
Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
And much more!
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Adrian Churchman, Information Officer – Information, Income & Insight
Email: [email protected]
Location: Leeds – Main Campus
Contract type: Ongoing

Learning and Teaching Librarian [Permanent, Full Time]

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Salary: Grade 8 – £32,348 to £35,333 (The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience) 
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and proactive Learning and Teaching Librarian to work within our small, friendly Library team at Harper Adams University.
You will be working in a busy environment and will liaise with designated course areas to develop and promote library services and resources to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the institution. As a Learning and Teaching Librarian, you will contribute to the design, delivery and evaluation of our teaching, making best use of technology and latest pedagogic practices (the Library is undertaking a review of its teaching and in this role, you will be contributing to the transformation of the Library’s information, digital and research skills programme). You will deliver this skills training to staff and students at all academic levels, as well as provide 1-to-1 support to users either through enquiry services or bookable appointments. 
You will be excited about the role that the Library can play in the academic and student experience, and how it can support academic attainment, employability and encourage lifelong learning. You will be user-focused, personable and approachable, being able to build strong working relationships with all members of the community. You will be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, other Professional Services and the wider University. You will possess a proactive, positive and forward-thinking approach to all that you do.
This role is advertised as full time, but we welcome applications from those who are interested in working arrangements such as job share. Please state those preferences in the supporting statement of your application.
Interviews: week beginning 05 December 2022.
If you have any queries or questions, please contact Laura Pilsel, University Librarian and Head of Registration, Assessment Records, and Awards, at [email protected]
For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk
Application Procedure:
All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk to be completed no later than midnight on 7 November 2022.

Research Administration Manager

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Applications are invited for the position of Research Administration Manager, located in the Cancer Immunology Center at Southampton General Hospital. The Center is a newly constructed building dedicated to research as a result of a major fundraising campaign. The Center draws on a 40-year history of pioneering immunology and cancer research at Southampton and is the first dedicated center for cancer immunology in the UK bringing together the entire research pipeline under one roof: from pioneering scientific discovery to applied research and preclinical modeling and, crucially, first-in-human clinical trials and beyond. The Center houses world-class research facilities, which include not only state-of-the-art scientific laboratories, but also a clinical trials unit.   
The position is associated with the laboratory of Professors E. S. Ward, FRS, and R. Ober. Their interdisciplinary research program is dedicated to the development of new antibody-based therapies which in the past have led to several new treatments. The group also develops advanced microscopy techniques for the evaluation of new therapies in cellular environments. Their research is supported by major grants from the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK and support from collaborating biopharma.   
The post-holder will be highly motivated and enthusiastic about the challenges of supporting a dynamic, interdisciplinary group of researchers with management and support roles. These involve the independent management and execution of interactions with stakeholders both inside and outside the university, such as granting agencies. Managing the organizational aspects of the research group will be central to the position, which will include the overall administration of the research group, budgetary management, event organization, diary and travel management, pre- and post-grant administration, human resources management and interaction with other administrative departments in the university, space allocation and the preparation of reports.  
This position is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a scientific background who is looking to acquire the necessary administrative skills required to assist with the running of an active scientific group.  Alternatively, it would also be of interest to a candidate with administrative background who would enjoy working in a dynamic research environment.    
Although direct experience in the role described in the job description is not a prerequisite, administrative or scientific experience is highly desirable.  
Applicants are expected to have relevant academic qualifications and work experience, good computer skills, the ability to plan and organize their own workload, show initiative, work well under pressure and communicate effectively and professionally with a range of stakeholders within the organization and outside.  
Informal inquiries should be directed to Professor E. Sally Ward, [email protected] or Professor Raimund J. Ober, [email protected]  
You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Michelle (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2010022CM on all correspondence.   
 We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant and successful organisation. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.   

Website Content Manager

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Are you an experienced and collaborative web professional with a good understanding of how to optimise content to meet corporate and user needs?  Do you have a strong combination of writing and project management skills and technical knowledge? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team that’s transforming NIHR’s corporate website into an accessible, engaging and high-ranking platform for NIHR’s diverse audiences.
At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world. Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate. We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people; people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities.
We have identified that people with disabilities are currently underrepresented in this role and particularly welcome applications. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.
Contact information
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Sarah Fryett, NIHR Website LeadTel: 023 8059 4187Email: [email protected]
The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award. We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.
Location: London
Contract type: Ongoing
Interview date: To be confirmed

Digital Learning Co-ordinator

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18 Months Fixed Term Contract
The RNCM is recruiting a Digital Learning Co-ordinator to manage and develop our Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).
We are seeking an experienced PHP/MySQL developer on a fixed term basis to oversee all aspects of Moodle, including maintaining integrations with the College’s the student information system, the creation of digital learning resources and providing advice to staff and students.
The ideal candidate will also have the skills and experience to evaluate the current provision to ensure it provides the optimal solution, both educationally and operationally, making recommendations for operational, technical and strategic developments in digital learning at the RNCM.
This role is suitable for blended working.
For full details and how to apply please visit our website at https://www.rncm.ac.uk/about/job-vacancies/.
If you have any queries please contact our Human Resources department via email at [email protected]
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
Closing date: Open until vacancy filled.
RNCM recognises that music is in every culture.
We are committed to building a diverse community of staff and students.

Senior Student Success Officer

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The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7.
The Student Success Office leads on developing institution-wide approaches to closing awarding and attainment gaps across UCL, with a particular focus on those groups that are underrepresented at UCL.  Responsible to the Student Success Manager, the post holder will be responsible for carrying out aspects of UCL’s student success strategies and for advancing aspects of the UCL Access and Participation Plan.
The successful candidate will have experience of developing and delivering new initiatives, particularly educational programmes and events. They will have strong project management skills, experience of communicating with a variety of audiences, experience of analysing date and administrative experience gained in a people-focused environment.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Paulette Williams at [email protected]
The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

Data Support Officer

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FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH5 £25,642 pa – £28,762 pa depending on skills and experience
Location: MacLaurin Building, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire
The University of Hertfordshire is one of the top new universities with an international reputation. Academic Registry is a busy, dynamic, multi-functional department and we are seeking a motivated and proactive Data Support Officer to join the team
Main duties & responsibilities
You will provide comprehensive assistance and support to the Student Information and Planning team, undertaking a range of tasks to support the team in improving data quality, preparing and disseminating business information and responding to data requests with a high level of initiative.
In addition, you will produce regular data quality summaries, assist with auditing access to the Student Record System and monitor the RISDU team reporting mailbox.  You will develop an understanding of SRS, standard data sets and reporting tools to respond to simple requests for data.
Developing good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is vital to this role, so you will need a good understanding of the work of the team in order to process data requests efficiently and have a strong customer focussed “can do” attitude when responding to data requests.
This position will also require you to assist at key University events throughout the year.
Skills and experience needed
You will enjoy working with data and different IT systems in order to solve problems, produce Business Information and have experience of presenting data to different audiences. You will be methodical, numerate and work with a high degree of accuracy. You will have excellent communication skills and will work well as part of a team. 
Qualifications required
Educated to a minimum of A-Level or an equivalent standard or significant proven professional work experience.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Jo Knott – [email protected]
Closing Date: 3 November 2022
Interview Date: TBC
Reference Number:  043856
Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts
Apply online at https://www.herts.ac.uk/staff/careers-at-herts

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