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HE Quality and Operations Manager

HE Quality and Operations Manager

The Sheffield College

The Sheffield College

  • Expired
£31,948 - £37,305 (up to £41,131 for exceptional performance)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
31 August 2017

Job overview

HE Quality and Operations Manager 

MPS2, £31,948 - £37,305 (up to £41,131 for exceptional performance) 

37 hours x 52 weeks   

The HE Quality and Operations Manager will work directly with delivery teams and departments to ensure consistency rigour and robustness in HE practice and to manage the implementation and operation of quality systems for Higher Education programmes. They will be required to monitor and support progress against improvement actions and activities within teams and monitor cross college quality.  

As an experienced practitioner you will oversee and monitor the College HE provision and will be responsible for the monitoring and compliance of quality procedures, providing support and feedback to department staff and to ensure key college initiatives to drive improvement are effectively delivered and supported.  

Additionally the HE Quality and Operations Manager will assist in curriculum development of Higher Education programmes and in the organisation and delivery of staff development for those delivering higher level programmes.  

The key focus of the role is to manage the implementation and operation of quality systems for Higher Education programmes in order to provide a robust and consistent approach to cross college quality process and practice.  

Examples of specific responsibilities and accountabilities will include, but are not limited to: 1. Managing staff within the designated team for HE, in accordance with the guidelines of the College’s Human Resources policies and procedures. 

2. Managing the implementation and operation of quality systems for Higher Education provision across College. 

3. Managing external reviews of the College’s Higher Education Provision 

4. Working with curriculum areas to ensure their HE provision meets external quality requirements 

5. Managing the process of preparing Self Evaluation Documents and preparing for external reviews of provision 

6. Developing and enhancing the College’s quality assurance procedures for Higher Education, in particular around its implementation of the academic infrastructure for higher education 

7. Providing support for staff across the College to improve standards of all aspects of the student experience. 

8. Contributing to the research, development and formulation of the College’s Higher Education strategy  

9. Working collaboratively with other College Managers in order to ensure the HE curriculum progression pathways are in line with employer requirements in the relevant sectors  

For more information on the post and to arrange an informal chat please contact Matt Newbould, Head of Service Quality, Audit and Standards   

Closing Date:   Friday, 1 September 2017

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About The Sheffield College

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At Sheffield College our mission is to transform lives through learning. Our vision for 2021 is to become a consistently great College, putting our students at the heart of everything we do.

If you want a role where you can make a genuine difference to the lives of learners and you believe in the power of education to make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

About Us

Around 13,000 young people and adults study a range of life-changing courses with us every year in our fantastic facilities at four main campuses across the city: City, Hillsborough, Olive Grove and Peaks. 

We offer students a wide variety of opportunities to obtain the skills and qualifications they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

Chief Executive and Principal

Angela Foulkes

Our Mission

Transform your life through learning

Our Vision

By 2021 we will be a consistently great college that puts you at the heart of everything we do

Our priorities

Learning – Be recognised as a provider of high quality education and training by our communities and partners 

People – Be an employer of choice in the South Yorkshire region and beyond with a culture of positivity and high performance.

Reputation – Be a first choice college in the region with a leading reputation nationally.

Sustainability – Create a dynamic and resilient college, which is fit for the future.

Our Values






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