Foundation Exams Officer
Contract Type: Full time, fixed term until 31/08/2021.
The Interim Foundation Assessments Officer is responsible for all Bellerbys non-business assessment production and all Brighton student entry administration for our internally assessed programmes.
- Monitor and oversee the entire production process of all assessments. Progress chase & liaise with staff in all Centres to ensure timely delivery of draft assessments for review; co-ordinate effective internal and external checking and amendments of prepared assessments; liaise with subject leads to ensure that papers are amended as necessary & approved.
- Maintain comprehensive archive and control bank of live assessment papers.
- Liaise with faculties to ensure timely release of assessments to students online.
- Manage the assessment entry process in the Brighton Centre including all resit entries; help to resolve any problems encountered by students or staff.
- Closely monitor and track first and re-attempts/ resits and ensuring all coursework is stored securely.
- Co-ordinate charges for the above where relevant and report to finance team to ensure students are accurately charged.
- Co-ordinate information for students’ special examination needs and concessions; confirm any access arrangements with faculties.
- Collate all assessment results (including resits) and manage the systems used to record them.
- Liaise with AES Head of Subject to ensure all results are correctly collated.
- Build supportive relationships with academic and senior staff at Bellerbys Centres, external examiners and our validating partner, Lancaster University.
- Providing support and data which may reasonably be regarded as part of the MAB, PAB and review processes.
- Ensuring knowledge of policies/procedures/regulations is kept up to date.
- Acquiring and providing ad-hoc information as required.
- Undertaking any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined.
- A first degree is desirable but not essential.
- Excellent IT, communication and organisational skills.
- Experience of Word mail merge, Excel spreadsheets and databases.
- Work with a high degree of accuracy, a keen eye for detail and the ability to perform in a busy environment.
- Previous exams office experience is desirable though not essential.
- Experience with School’s database management systems is desirable but not essential.
We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017, 2018 and 2020 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.
Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.