Assessment Officer (Hybrid Exams Project), Academic Section

University of Essex
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:£27,929 - £31,411
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Contract Type:fixed-term until 31
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Assessment Officer (Hybrid Exams Project), Academic Section

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£27,929 - £31,411 per annum

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Fixed-term, Full-time

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This is an opportunity to help shape the development and delivery of our examinations. The role combines project support for new ways of delivering exams with hands-on work to support the organisation and running of examinations.

You will co-ordinate a number of strands of activity as part of a project to manage changes in the University's delivery of exams. This will involve creating and maintaining project documentation and action logs; and supporting project workstreams, including leading on specific project tasks. You will also co-ordinate key activities to support the planning and delivery of exams.

You will have relevant experience in both project work and service delivery. This role will provide you with the opportunity to use your strong organisational skills to support delivery of the project, and the planning and organisation of our examinations. You will have excellent communication and IT skills, and will be confident to lead on areas of project work and to take responsibility for aspects of the running of our examinations. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer-service orientation with a commitment to supporting our students' success.

This post is fixed-term until 31 October 2024 to cover a specific project.

If you are applying for this post as a secondment you must discuss your application with your current line manager before making an application.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact

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