Quality Assurance Officer - EDC00213

Edinburgh College

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • £24,529 to £26,310 per annum,
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EDC00213

Hours - 35 hours per week (1 FTE)


Contract basis – Full time – Permanent


Location - You will be employed initially at Edinburgh College: Sighthill Campus, but you may be required to serve at other workplaces and to travel during the course of your employment.


Role/Subject Specific Information

Edinburgh College is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to take up the exciting post of Quality Assurance Officer.

In this post you will be the first point of contact in relation to all Quality Assurance issues. Key task sand activities will include:

Quality Management - ensuring quality procedures are followed and implemented and to develop staff understanding of awarding bodies and other agencies policies, procedures and processes
Validation and Approvals – co-coordinating arrangements for the validation and approval of new courses and to assist with the co-ordination of external verification visits
Examinations – managing all examination arrangements which includes the processing of examination entries to external awarding bodies,setting exam timetables and co-coordinating the appointment and payment to invigilators.
Data Transfer – managing the data submission of student data(registrations, entries and results) to external awarding bodies and to deal with all internal and external communication in relation to student records and certificates


What you will offer us

Educated to SCQF level 7 or above (or equivalent) in a relevant subject,you will have proven experience of Quality Assurance systems in an education sector, and will have demonstrable experience of analysing and managing complex written and numeric information. Furthermore, you will be able to demonstrate experience of prioritising demanding workloads to meet deadlines, and show the ability to resolve issues using initiative, working as part of a team.

Please see the Person Specification and Job Description for further details.


What the college can offer you 

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,800 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of student’s to Edinburgh Universities, with 98% of our successful full-time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave, a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus, you get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others.

Closing Date: 25 August 2019


Scheduled Interview Date/Week: W/C 02 September 2019



Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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