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Position: Team Leader (Assessment)
Institution: Cardiff University
Department: School of Medicine
Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Duties: Manage the operation of the assessment programme undertaking planning, organising and delegating work, monitoring progress and intervening as required. Specific areas of responsibility include: Supporting the development and delivery of the assessment strategy. Co-ordinating the production of assessment information for staff, students and other stakeholders. Ensure student assessments are conducted in accordance with School and University policies and procedures. Production of examination papers, marks, recording of marks, generation of feedback to students. Quality assurance of all stages of the assessment process
Requirements: NVQ 3/A-Levels or equivalent. Substantial experience of supervising a team. Specialist knowledge of appropriate administrative systems, processes and Microsoft Office. Ability to set up standard office systems and procedures and make improvements as appropriate. Ability to communicate detailed and complex information effectively and professionally with a wide range of people. Experience of managing the work of others. Experience of dealing with performance and welfare issues. Evidence of ability to explore customers’ needs and adapt the service accordingly to ensure a quality service is delivered. Evidence of ability to solve expansive problems using initiative and creativity; identifying and proposing practical solutions and resolving problems with a range of potential outcomes. Evidence of ability to plan the work of a team, reacting to changes in workload and priority and managing competing deadlines
   
Text: http://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=30011&siteid=5460&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1431023 Back Job search Cardiff Home Sign In Loading Loading Team Leader (Assessment) 8161BR School of Medicine Managerial, Professional and Specialist Staff - MPSS Advert Team Leader (Assessment) Centre for Medical Education School of Medicine College of Biomedical and Life Sciences An opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader (Assessment) to join the Centre for Medical Education within the Assessment Team; the post holder will provide administrative support to the Assessment and Data Unit Manager for the programme of assessment linked to the undergraduate medical degree programme. This will include all assessments and will ensure that each assessment activity in the School is managed in line with University and external regulatory body requirements. This post will involve liaising with key contacts such as the Assessment Director, Programme Directors and senior management involved in assessment across the School and University. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of assessment related activity and communication with tutors and students. The post holder will work as part of a team and will be responsible for the administration of various aspects of the delivery of the assessments programme. The duties include the administration of examining boards; (including entering marks onto SIMS and running board reports), student enquiries, assessment planning, producing standard documents, room booking, timetabling examinations, providing support for meetings such as minute taking and collating papers, the management of a small team, training of colleagues and liaison with other key teams within the Centre for Medical Education. Supervision of 2 Assessment Officers and an Administrative Assistant will also be an aspect of this role. You should possess good IT skills (across all MS Office packages) and have specialist knowledge of appropriate administrative systems and processes, have experience of managing a team including dealing with performance and welfare issues, be organised, possess very good written and oral communication skills, and be able to coordinate effective team working as well as working on your own initiative. You should also have the ability to solve problems using initiative and creativity; identifying and proposing practical solutions and resolving problems with a range of potential outcomes. Attention to detail and accuracy are important in this role. This post is full time (35 hours per week), available immediately and is fixed term until 26 August 2019 to cover a period of maternity leave. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Rhiannon Moore - Manager (Quality and Enhancement) on mooreR10@cardiff.ac.uk Salary: £27,025 - £31,302 per annum (Grade 5) Date Posted: Thursday, 7 February 2019 Closing date: Sunday, 24 February 2019 Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. Job Description Job Purpose Lead and manage the team supporting the delivery of assessments within the programmes delivered by the School of Medicine. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of all assessment related activity, including communication with teachers and students. The post holder will work as part of a team and will be responsible for overseeing the administration of all aspects of the delivery of the assessments programme. The work of the team focuses on assessment within the undergraduate medical degree programme, but the role holder will be responsible for providing guidance to other programme teams to ensure parity of provision and implementation of the assessment strategy across all programmes. The role holder will work closely with the Assessment Director, Programme Directors as well as other members of the senior management team. The work of the team focuses on the organisation and delivery of student assessments, administration of examining boards, generation of marks and feedback for students, student enquiries, assessment planning, producing standard documents, room booking, timetabling, providing support for meetings such as minute taking and collating papers, data entry and liaison with other key teams within the Centre for Medical Education such as C21 Delivery; BSc Programme Delivery; PGT Programme Delivery; Clinical Skills and Simulation. Duties and Responsibilities Key Duties • Manage the operation of the assessment programme undertaking planning, organising and delegating work, monitoring progress and intervening as required. Specific areas of responsibility include: Supporting the development and delivery of the assessment strategy Co-ordinating the production of assessment information for staff, students and other stakeholders Ensure student assessments are conducted in accordance with School and University policies and procedures Production of examination papers, marks, recording of marks, generation of feedback to students Quality assurance of all stages of the assessment process The organisation and administration of appropriate meetings to manage delivery of assessments (e.g. Examination Boards, staff/student panels, curriculum management meetings, etc.) Maintenance of the assessment map(s) and question banks Provision of information for governance and QA purposes • Manage the performance, induction and development of the team • Support and guide team members in welfare issues, escalating as necessary to specialist support areas • Ensure the delivery of the team’s service level agreements, adapting these according to changes in workload and customer requirements • Collaborate with others in order to make recommendations for the development of established processes and procedures, particularly the Assessment Director • Undertake the training of others in areas relating to the teams work • Undergo personal and professional development that is appropriate to and which will enhance performance • Establish working relationships with key contacts to help improve service levels, developing appropriate communication links with the University’s Schools/Directorates and outside bodies as required • Gather and analyse data to inform management decisions, assist in problem solving, establishing basic trends and patterns in data and creating reports as appropriate General Duties • Ensure that an understanding of the importance of confidentiality is applied when undertaking all duties • Abide by University policies on Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity • Perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role Person Specification Essential Criteria Qualifications and Education 1. NVQ 3/A-Levels or equivalent Knowledge, Skills and Experience 2. Substantial experience of supervising a team 3. Specialist knowledge of appropriate administrative systems, processes and Microsoft Office 4. Ability to set up standard office systems and procedures and make improvements as appropriate Customer Service, Communication and Team Working 5. Ability to communicate detailed and complex information effectively and professionally with a wide range of people 6. Experience of managing the work of others 7. Experience of dealing with performance and welfare issues 8. Evidence of ability to explore customers’ needs and adapt the service accordingly to ensure a quality service is delivered Planning, Analysis and Problem Solving 9. Evidence of ability to solve expansive problems using initiative and creativity; identifying and proposing practical solutions and resolving problems with a range of potential outcomes 10. Evidence of ability to plan the work of a team, reacting to changes in workload and priority and managing competing deadlines Desirable Criteria 1. Degree or an equivalent qualification or equivalent work related experience 2. Experience of working in a Higher Education environment 3. Fluency in Welsh, written and oral Additional Information IMPORTANT: Evidencing Criteria It is the School of Medicine's policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure when submitting this document / attaching it to your application profile you name it with the vacancy reference number, in this instance for this post, 8161BR . If candidates do not provide written evidence of meeting all of the essential criteria then their application will not be progressed. The School of Medicine welcome the submission of CVs to accompany evidence of the job-based criteria. Salary Range Min. 27,025 Salary Range Max. 31,302 Job Category Admin / Clerical, Education, Management & Executive Grade Grade 5 Apply for job Save English (International) IBM Online Privacy Statement Back Change language Cymraeg
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