5 June 2019

The University for the Creative Arts is looking to appoint a Responsible Officer to support the set up and implementation of an Awarding Organisation.

  • Responsible Officer – Awarding Organisation Farnham
  • Part Time Post: 14.5 hours per week
  • Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2020
  • Salary: £42,036 - £48,676 pro rata per annum Ref: 19-FE001-0201-1

The position holder initially will be involved in producing the Awarding Organisation systems, policies and procedures in-line with Ofqual’s General Conditions of Recognition. They will work in collaboration with the Head of School for Further Education, University’s consultant and the Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement following a detailed and time bound project plan focused on successfully achieving Ofqual awarding organisation status.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of managing quality assurance and/or compliance processes in a regulated awarding organisation. Experience of interpreting and advising on regulations and implementing actions to ensure compliance with regulations. Evidence of writing complex systems and policies and procedures. An understanding of current issues relating to quality assurance in a regulated awarding organisation and experience of developing qualifications.

The pro rata salary for this position will be £16,814 - £19,470 per annum.

For further information on this role, please contact Sarah Clark, Head of School, Further Education.

How to apply

To apply for this post please visit our website https://jobs.ucreative.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 13 June 2019.

Interviews will be held on 20 June 2019.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

UCA is The Times / Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University, ranking in the Top 35 of all UK Universities in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

About UCA

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, the University has been producing exceptional graduates for the global creative sector for over 150 years. 96.9% of UCA’s graduates were either in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation in the most recent DLHE* survey released in 2018. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone as well as by distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

* Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) July 2018