Assistant Registrar - Assessment Operations - Learning Support

BPP University Ltd

The company

The BPP Professional Education Group is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications. The group delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and professional qualifications across the UK, internationally, and through innovative online learning platforms.

BPP University is part of the BPP Professional Education Group. However, BPP University is a distinct legal entity with its own degree-awarding powers approved by the UK Privy Council.

Voted the UK's Best Higher Education Provider by Education Investor Magazine in 2013, we are the UK's only university solely dedicated to business and the professions. Our links with leading businesses and organisations allow us to provide a highly regarded professional education. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

Why work for BPP?

BPP exists to help people make the most of their talents – just ask the 10,000 students who study with us every year.  We aim to have an equally positive impact on our employees' careers by providing the culture, career development opportunities and extra benefits to inspire you personally and professionally.

Whether it's something you want to learn or something we recommend you learn, BPP invests heavily in your career development.  We provide a comprehensive in-house leadership and management training programme and a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

The role

This role will manage special support arrangements for examinations and assessments for students with learning support needs within the University’s Assessment Office team.  You will be required to manage learning support assessments and examinations, as well as responding to tutor, student and general enquiries about learning support arrangements. You will work closely with the University’s Learning Support and Inclusion Office, and with colleagues in the Assessment Office, to ensure the delivery of a professional and responsive student support service.

Responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Acting as the primary point of contact for learner support within the Assessment Office;
  • Managing the organisation of learning support examinations and assessments, ensuring the provision of specialist support in accordance with learning support agreements;
  • Monitoring and acting upon any identified risks to successful assessment delivery, informing the Senior Assistant Registrar of any identified risks;
  • Responding to tutor, student and general enquiries about learning support arrangements and contact with external agencies;
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with the University General Academic Regulations (GARS) and the requirements of professional, regulatory or statutory bodies as required;

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in an academic registry or similar setting, preferably within an assessment office team.

Equally importantly, they should have excellent communication with a well-developed understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion and confidentiality in the context of student support. They will also be able to demonstrate their ability to remain calm and focused under pressure and with a diverse workload.

They should be familiar with managing a student records system (ideally Banner), and have experience of the QAA’s Codes of Practice.

For a full Job Description and details on how to apply, please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/bpp/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1684

Closing date: 5th December

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