The Academic Support Office (ASO) is part of the Student & Academic Services Directorate, which also includes Careers and Placements, Student Services and Student Life and Wellbeing.
Collectively the Directorate contributes to the experience and success of students and staff by:
The ASO plays an important role in helping to ensure that the University maintains its reputation for high quality teaching and learning. The Office is responsible for co-ordinating processes for assuring the quality of educational provision and for supporting a wide portfolio of activities aimed at enhancing teaching and learning practices.
Student and Academic Services
As one of the largest professional service directorates, Student and Academic Services makes a significant contribution to the University’s ability to achieve its ambition of offering an outstanding and valuable experience and to support our colleagues in achieving excellence in research, teaching and the student experience.
Our staff are committed to providing a high quality student-centred service that will enhance student life, retention, success and progression, and will be recognised as exemplary.
Joining a highly-motivated team you will support the work of the Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy Group, and contribute to the key deliverables within the Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment Project. The project has funding until July 2022. Key deliverables within the project include recruitment and involvement of student interns, co-production of inclusive learning approaches and resources working alongside students and student interns, involvement of 12 ‘pathfinder’ academic departments, development of a network of inclusive learning champions within academic and professional services departments, delivery of workshops and events, and research and evaluation activities.
You will provide professional advice and support to academic departments in the design and development of inclusive learning approaches, as part of the University’s Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment project. You will also support the development of policies, processes, resources and workshops on the design and delivery of inclusive learning approaches, working with student interns, students, academic and professional services colleagues across the university.
As an Inclusive Learning Adviser you will support the implementation of the University’s Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment Policy Statement by contributing to the implementation of the Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment Project:
The role holder will be line-managed by one of the Faculty Learning Enhancement Project Managers and will be supported by the ASO’s administrative staff team.
The post is available on a fixed term basis until 31 July 2022 and working hours are 22.20 hours a week (0.6 FTE).
Interview date: week commencing 24 February 2020
For informal enquiries: please contact Jan Ball-Smith on 01904 328426 or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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