Fixed Term Contract
Academic Registry supports the University's governance and decision-making committees, maintains academic regulations, develops and implements academic policies and oversees the quality and standards of academic provision. In conjunction with faculties, we are responsible for timetabling all teaching across the University and ensuring the smooth running of exams. We also provide guidance on the institution's assessment and regulatory framework. Alongside colleagues, we deliver statutory returns and student management information as well as administering formal student academic appeals. We identify opportunities for innovation, see change as an opportunity, value constructive feedback and share good practice across the University.The Person
Candidates must demonstrate an ability to work flexibly within a team to manage the effective identification of academic requirements in respect of timetabling. To fully participate in the construction, delivery and maintenance of the University's teaching timetable, ensuring that clash-free timetables are delivered to deadlines.
You should have an organised and professional approach and be able to take full ownership of your workload, yet be flexible enough to provide cover for others when required. You will need an eye for detail, and excellent communication skills.Directorate/Function
The Academic Services Directorate includes Research & Impact, Knowledge Exchange, Academic Registry, Quality Assurance and Enhancement, the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Centre and Planning. Collectively the Directorate supports academics in their research and KE activities and supports some of the University's governance and decision-making committees, maintains academic regulations, develops and implements academic policies, oversees the quality and standards of academic provision and leads the development of education practices across the University.
The Directorate is responsible for stimulating cutting edge research, impact and knowledge exchange and supporting a vibrant community of graduate research students, to increase the volume, impact and visibility of our research and business activities. We actively liaise with Faculties and researchers to support and develop research activities across all disciplines and provide related training and development opportunities. We foster interdisciplinary working to promote, advance and share knowledge with the overall aim of securing new revenue sources and contributing to regional prosperity. Our goal is to foster and sustain a vibrant research culture in which our researchers and research students can flourish.
As a directorate, we identify opportunities for innovation, see change as an opportunity, value constructive feedback and share good practice across the University.Further information
This is a full time, fixed term position for 10 months with a starting salary of £37,646 per annum.
Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 28 February 2024.
For informal enquiries, please contact Sarah Booth, Timetabling & Examinations Team Leader.
Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
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