Academic Quality Officer

Bournemouth University

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced professional to join the new Academic Quality team within Academic Services.  This integrated team is responsible for the delivery of high quality support to Faculties and academic partners in the implementation of the University quality assurance framework.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in an administrative and/or advisory role and in a professional team in which flexibility and adaptability are key approaches.  You will be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues across Faculties and other Professional Services and have excellent team working, communication, organisation and planning skills.

This post offers an opportunity for someone with knowledge and experience of working with administrative systems and processes who enjoys the flexibility and adaptability of working in a busy, complex environment.

The successful applicant will utilise their previous experience to plan and provide an effective and responsive administrative service in support of educational programmes across BU and work alongside other team members to ensure an excellent student experience at Bournemouth University.

For further information, or an informal discussion, please contact Jules Forrest,  Academic Quality Manager, Academic Services on 01202 961516 or by e-mail:

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.  Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference ASE112.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date:  (Midnight) Wednesday 24 January 2018

Interview date: tbc

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