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Senior Quality and Enhancement Advisor

University of Leicester - Student and Academic Services

Location: Leicester
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 pro rata. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2021
Closes: 4th October 2021
Job Ref: 3595

Vacancy terms: Full-time or part-time (0.8FTE 30 hours per week) permanent

Hours per week: 37.5

Advert closes midnight on: 04 Oct 2021

About the role

As a member of the Education Quality Enhancement and Development team with responsibility for managing the University’s quality assurance and enhancement processes, you will ensure that the University is able to offer a cutting-edge curriculum, meeting the needs of students and external accountabilities and internal responsibilities with respect to academic quality and standards.

You will manage relationships with specified academic Schools and provide expert advice and guidance to the Deans of Education and other staff using a detailed knowledge of the University’s Regulations, Codes of Practice and quality assurance procedures.

You will also provide advice and guidance to Schools on the implementation of Regulations in relation to individual students, exercising sound judgement to ensure fair outcomes for all students.

We have two posts available, one full-time and one part-time (0.8FTE 30 hours per week). You will be able to declare a preference during the application process.

About you

You will have significant experience of working in Higher Education in a role related to quality assurance and/or enhancement, which will include experience in providing professional advice and guidance on University-level regulations and procedures. You will also have knowledge of the UK Higher Education system, with an understanding of the regulatory framework in which it operates and of major national issues in academic quality and standards.

We are looking for a great communicator with the ability to influence decision making and to work effectively with staff and teams at all levels of the University.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Andrew Petersen on

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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