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Administrative Officer, Academic Services & Online Education (REG171A)

A fixed term vacancy has arisen for an Administrative Officer to join the Registry in the Directorate of Academic Services & Online Education. The Registry provides central administrative support for all aspects of the student academic lifecycle for undergraduate and postgraduate students, from post-admission to graduation. This post is based within the Academic Services team, responsible for providing administrative support to a number of the University’s main academic committees, the development of teaching and learning policy and aspects of quality assurance and enhancement, and for overseeing the administration of academic appeals, student complaints and academic discipline.

School/Section: Academic Services & Online Education
Division: Registry Services
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £35,333 - £42,155
Ref No: REG171A
Closing Date: 31-JAN-2023


Job Description

The successful candidate will undertake a varied portfolio of duties working with the Assistant Registrar (Academic Services), supporting the development and continual review and development of education policy, ensuring compliance with the QAA Quality Code in the review and development of policy, ensuring appropriate maintenance of the Academic Quality Handbook (AQH) and providing administrative support in regard to the University’s mechanisms for the quality assurance of teaching and learning. The successful candidate will act as case officer to academic appeals, complaints and discipline cases and as clerk to Internal Teaching Reviews, fielding enquiries from across the University on a range of matters, primarily in relation to quality assurance.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team and liaise with stakeholders from across the University as appropriate, primarily under the direction of the Assistant Registrar (Academic Services).

For current University of Aberdeen applicants, the University would consider a secondment opportunity for this post.  You should seek approval for release for secondment from your line manager before making a formal application.

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

This is a fixed term vacancy to end of December 2023. Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6, £35,333 - £42,155 and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Gillian Mackintosh, Director of Academic Services & Online Education (


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Job Reference Number: REG171A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31 January 2023

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