Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Manager Ref 2883

School/department: Academic Registry 
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for two years (Secondment) 
Reference: 2883
Salary: starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum
Placed on: 4 May 2018
Closing date: Friday 18 May 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: ASAP
This is vacancy is only open to Sussex University employees.

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to recruit an Academic Development and Quality Enhancement (ADQE) Manager. This exciting and varied post is based within the Academic Development and Quality Enhancement team which combines responsibilities for curriculum development, quality assurance and enhancement and the quality assurance and management of partnerships at home and overseas into a single coordinated service to support staff and students.

The post holder will be responsible for a portfolio of partner institutions, providing specialist advice to partner staff on curriculum development, quality assurance, assessment and other contractual and regulatory matters. The ADQE Manager will work in partnership with academic and professional services colleagues to provide advice, guidance and policy development that supports innovation and enhances the student experience for those studying at partner institutions. Simultaneously, the post holder will ensure quality assurance arrangements are aligned with institutional and external regulatory requirements, managing risk as appropriate.

Applicants should have experience in a similar role, within a higher education environment, and have expertise in the quality assurance of collaborative provision.

The post holder will report to the Deputy Head of Academic Quality and Enhancement (Partnership).  Key working relationships include senior staff in partner institutions, the Head of Academic Development and Quality Enhancement, the Director for the Student Experience and the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students).

Download job description and person specification Ref 2883 [PDF 164.48KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [DOC 37.00KB]

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