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Assessment and Progress Functional Manager

Are you committed to continuous improvement with the ability to work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver an exceptional student experience?  Can you lead and influence, effectively planning and directing resources to meet key priorities and challenges?

Working as part of the University Student Education Service you will be responsible for the effective delivery of the Assessment and Progress function within the Programmes and Assessment Service.  You will work in close partnership with others within the service and cross institutionally, specifically with other Functional leads, Academic Leads and the Faculty Education Service Manager to lead, shape, develop and manage the Assessment and Progress function.  You will require strong leadership skills to be able to drive change and take forward the Service and University vision for the Assessment and Progress function to support an excellent student experience.  You will work in partnership with the Assessment and Progress Manager to ensure student education processes and practices within the Service are managed effectively, delivered consistently and to agreed quality standards.  You will support continuous process improvement for both the Service and the University’s student education practices and processes.

In this client focused role you will contribute to Service level plans and University Assessment and Progress functional projects within Student Education, working collaboratively with colleagues across the University, facilitating good communication, building positive working relationships and delivering results. You will lead and support the Assessment and Progress team, representing the service at institutional level.  Setting key priorities, managing and harmonising processes across the Assessment and Progress function, you will share good practice and encourage knowledge exchange.   

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Rachael McConville-Darwin, University Assessment & Progress Manager 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3983, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Operations
Section:  Programmes & Assessment
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 29th January 2021)
Release Date:  Tuesday 07 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 13 February 2020
Reference:  SESSO1130
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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