Examinations Manager Ref 589

Academic Registry - Student Systems & Records Office

Full time, permanent
Salary range: starting at £31,656 and rising to £37,768 per annum
Closing date for applications: 22 February 2016
Interview date: 10 March 2016


The Student Systems and Records Office is seeking a full time Examinations Manager. The main purpose of the post will be to manage the Assessment Team and the unseen examinations arrangements on and off-campus, and to participate in projects and other University-wide events as appropriate.

The post involves preparing policies and procedures to secure the integrity of examination processes and systems in partnership with the Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Office.  The Manager is responsible for producing accurate examination timetables using EVENTMAP scheduling software to meet business needs and student expectations.  The post holder is also responsible for invigilator recruitment and training and management of the examination space, including co-ordinating contracts with third party providers who work with the University in this regard.

The successful candidate will provide a professional and efficient service to students and staff and work with senior professional services staff in Academic Registry, Student Services, and academic and administrative staff in Schools to ensure an efficient examinations service is delivered on time and to standard. 

The University has set ambitious student growth targets and we continue to seek innovation and improvement in all our services. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic leader with excellent communication and IT skills for this very important role.  Resilience and excellent customer care credentials are essential.

Ref 589 Further particulars including person specification [PDF 113.75KB]

Essential information

Terms and conditions

Administrative Staff and Other related faculty SUMMARY [DOC 37.00KB]


Application form - non-academic post [DOC 183.00KB]

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