Job description


Education Services Officer (5946)

We are seeking to recruit an Education Services Officer to join the Academic Collaboration Team within the Education Services directorate.

Academic Collaboration is responsible for the management of collaborative provision, academic partnerships and apprenticeships across the University. The Team works closely alongside academic colleagues and a wide range of Professional Services colleagues to deliver a number of key University quality processes including:

  • Approval and periodic review of collaborative partners;
  • Management of collaborative programme approval, review and amendment procedures;
  • Approval and periodic review of apprenticeships, articulations, progressions and off-site delivery arrangements;
  • Oversight of Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) approvals and monitoring of ongoing compliance;
  • Ensuring that the requirements of external quality and standards bodies such as the Office for Students and Ofsted are addressed.

The Role

The post-holder will be required to work across the range of partnership activity, but will primarily support the Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB) links. They will provide high-level administrative support in the Academic Collaboration Team, and be responsible for supporting accreditation activity across all Facultyies. They will also manage administrative systems and the dissemination of information to support the development and management of the University's academic collaboration activity.  They will be required to make use of a range of qualitative and quantitative data to inform the development and/or review of programmes delivered through an academic collaboration partnership.

They will provide a significant contribution to the development and implementation of the University's policies, systems and procedures to enhance the quality of the student learning experience and maintain academic standards in line with external body requirements.  

They will work closely with academic and professional service colleagues across the University, raising awareness of, and ensuring compliance with, the relevant University's policies and procedures through the provision of authoritative advice, guidance and administrative support.

Please note that it is expected that all colleagues carry out cross-directorate work as and when required, such as supporting with graduations, student enrolment and clearing.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a keen interest and broad understanding of the key issues related to Higher Education, and more specifically partnership activity within Higher Education.
  • Is capable of working on a number of projects simultaneously and independently.
  • Has the ability to communicate complex information to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Has the ability to work flexibly to accommodate the needs of a wide range of stakeholders.

For a full list of desirable and essential criteria, please view the linked job description.

How to Apply

Please ensure that you include a CV and a detailed cover letter with your application.

Shortlisting is carried out based on your CV and cover letter, so please be clear about how you meet each criteria within the Person Specification and give evidence of your experience.

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of this role, contact Emma Wingate – 

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Professional Services
  • Salary:
    Grade 6 (£27,929 to £31,411) until 31/07/23 an additional 2% will be paid (£28,488 to £32,039)
  • Closing Date:
    6 February 2023
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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