Academic Services Officer

Academic Services Officer

We now have an exciting opportunity to join the Higher Education Quality Standards and Strategic Partnerships team at UCEN Manchester as an Academic Services Officer on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.

UCEN Manchester is the higher education arm of The Manchester College, launched in January 2018, delivering a range of degree-level qualifications that are career focused leading our students into employment.

As an Academic Services Officer you are to work within the UCEN Manchester Directorate with a view to supporting and improving the HE provision in order to deliver high quality, student focused education to meet contractual requirements and standards in line with UCEN Manchester procedures and University regulations.

To provide a supporting role in improving the academic support function of the HE provision reporting to the Head of Academic Services and to support the enhancement of the function of the UCEN Manchester Directorate in working with curriculum areas and service areas of UCEN Manchester and The Manchester College, and external stakeholders.

To support and co-ordinate a wide range of administrative and quality requirements in relation to meeting partner awarding body contracts and internal and external quality and standards expectations.

In order to do this, you will need to have:

Excellent IT skills using Excel, Word, pdf

Keen eye for attention to detail

Be adaptable and a fast learner

Enjoy managing a complex and varied workload with excellent organisation skills

The ability or the understanding to service meetings

You will be qualified to a L5 qualification (which includes degrees, foundation degrees, Higher National Diplomas, Diploma of Higher Education or Professional qualifications and hold at least Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy.

Understanding of Higher Education

Experience gained in a goals-focused, target driven and customer service orientated environment

Experience of working in academic services or administration in the Higher Education sector is desirable but not essential

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme and Simply Health scheme.

UCEN Manchester is the Higher Education organisation of The Manchester College, and part of the LTE Group; an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the job description.

Salaries are based on skills, qualifications and experience.

The closing date for this job advert is 10/06/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!