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Assessment Officer

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   £27,929 to £34,308
Closing Date:   Monday 05 December 2022
Interview Date:   Wednesday 21 December 2022
Reference:  1274-22

Due to our Assessment Officer going on maternity leave, we are looking for an organised, motivated and enthusiastic Assessment Officer for a period of cover.  You will lead and line manage our developing and hardworking professional service team who are responsible for the administration of the high-stakes process of medical student assessment for Lancaster Medical School.  

 You will need to be able to prioritise your workload and work under pressure whilst developing and maintaining mutually beneficial working relationships with the assessment team, internal and external stakeholders at all levels.  Excellent administrative and organisational skills and experience of using computer packages at an advanced level are essential, as is the ability to work flexibly as part of a rapidly expanding department. Ideally you will have previous administrative experience of working in a high-stakes environment of higher education or NHS.

 Excellent interpersonal, motivational and interpersonal skills alongside a high degree of accuracy are essential.  A proven team player and confident communicator, you will be committed to integrating into a busy office environment, working closely with a wide range of colleagues, calm under pressure with an eye for detail and accuracy.

 The Faculty provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

 The cover is 1fte for a maximum period of 19 months and would be an ideal development opportunity.  Applications for flexible, part time or job share working are welcome, subject to business need.

 Lancaster Medical School is committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse student population and is therefore committed to increasing representation of staff of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds across all roles and at all levels.

 Enquiries to Julie Pearcy (j.pearcy@lancaster.ac.uk)

 

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The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

 

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

 

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.


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