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Curriculum and Assessment Officer

Kent and Medway Medical School

Location:  Canterbury
Salary:  £23,067 to £25,941 per annum
Grade:  Grade 5
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Thursday 02 January 2020
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 23 January 2020  (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date:  Friday 07 February 2020
Reference:  KMMS-020-19

Are you an adept administrator with a flair for organisation? Do you have experience in higher education and in particular of coordinating exams and assessments?

This is a great opportunity to become part of the Kent and Medway Medical School team, joining the Curriculum Assessment Manager to establish and administer all aspects of assessment, examination and the programme curriculum, and playing your part in ensuring a high-quality student experience for our students.

Responsible for setting up and organising the assessments that test students’ specific clinical skills, you will be an independent worker and able to use your initiative to solve problems as they arise; previous experience in a medical school is highly desirable.

As Curriculum and Assessment Officer you will:

  • undertake administration to support delivery of the medical curriculum and the student experience, including student induction and committee servicing
  • support the assessment and examination processes and provide advice to staff and students and maintain student, programme and assessment records
  • work with colleagues to develop teaching timetables and facilitate the smooth running of teaching
  • support administrative activities in relation to student placements

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • experience of working with administrative systems in higher education
  • experience of organising complex examinations and assessments
  • highly developed organisational and customer service skills
  • an ability to work on your own initiative, prioritising and managing time effectively

Our vision for the Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS) is to create a new medical school for Kent and Medway that becomes a beacon for first-class medical education and research. The School will attract the most talented aspiring doctors from within the local community and beyond, offering training and development opportunities that will help to keep that talent in Kent and Medway. Lead by its Founding Dean, Professor Chris Holland, the School will open in September 2020, offering 100 undergraduate medical places on a yearly basis.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: KMMS-020-19

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Please note - Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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