Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Head of Academic Quality Development


Academic Development Unit

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Possess a good honours degree in a relevant subject E A/I
2 Recent senior experience of the management of quality assurance and enhancement in a Higher Education Institution E A/I
3 Experience of the management, development and implementation of quality policies and procedures including collaborative provision (UK based and overseas) E A/I
4 Significant experience of committee work at a senior level E A/I
5 Experience of managing and developing a team of staff and delegating responsibility as required E A/I
6 The ability to manage, coordinate and deliver complex agendas whilst working to tight deadlines E A/I
7 A methodical approach to tasks with attention to detail and an ability to analyse complex problems and advise on appropriate solutions. E A/I
8 A persuasive communicator including excellent presentation skills, with a political awareness and ability to build and maintain effective corporate relationships. E A/I
9 Good balance between analytical skills and interpersonal skills E A/I
10 Relevant postgraduate qualification and/or membership of a professional body with evidence of on-going professional development D A/I
11 Teaching qualification and/or Fellowship of HEA D A

* A - Application Form   I - Interview