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Assessment and QA Administrator - QMUL21536

Department: Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL21536
Location: Lincolns Inn Fields
Date posted: 05-Mar-2020
Closing date: 05-Apr-2020

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The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is one of two departments that make up the School of Law, part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences. The other department is the Department of Law (DOL).  Established in 1980, CCLS has become one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of commercial law.  The primary objectives of the Centre are to conduct scholarly research of international excellence, to contribute to the shaping of public and commercial policy, and to provide teaching of the highest quality at post-graduate level.

CCLS covers the whole spectrum of commercial law, including arbitration, banking and finance, intellectual property, international trade, media and communications, shipping, insurance, regulation, ethics, and tax, and around 900 students from some 80 countries study for masters and doctorate degrees. CCLS has a team of approximately 40 Professional Service staff to support the Centre’s teaching and research priorities including a team of  approximately twelve Programme Office staff who support the postgraduate taught programmes offered by CCLS in London, Paris, Piraeus, Singapore and elsewhere. The Programme Office is a busy team supporting all aspects of recruitment, teaching and learning. Many Professional Service staff in CCLS and the DOL work across both departments to support School of Law activity.

This role works to ensure the administration of all activities related to assessment and examinations for postgraduate students within the School of Law are carried out in accordance with policy and procedure. The Assessment and QA Administrator will be expected to work closely with the Exams and QA Administrator, as well as with Subject Exam Board Chairs, and the Teaching and Learning Services Team.  In particular, they will assist in developing, maintaining and monitoring systems within the School for the scrutiny of examination papers (including reviewing and editing papers to ensure they meet the required standards) and ensuring that central deadlines are met. As well as ensuring that assessments are appropriately recorded in the School’s Virtual Learning Environment (QMPlus). 

Candidates should have experience of working within Higher Education or equivalent environment with an organised and methodical approach as well as excellent attention to detail and good interpersonal skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are also essential.

This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term. The salary range will be £27,742 to £34,220 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

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.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to Michelle Henderson, School Manager

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The closing date for applications is 05 April 2020.

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