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Senior Examinations Officer

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4 Dec 2021

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A senior member of the team of Examinations Officers within the department responsible for the examination arrangements for approximately 50,000 students registered worldwide for a variety of University of London qualifications

Client Details

A large University in Central London


To play a key role in the processing and checking of students' examination entries

and fees in line with University Regulations. Provide advice and relevant

documentation to all relevant stakeholders including students, exam centres,

teaching centres, University of London Member Institutions and other University of

London Worldwide departments. To engage with the University of London Worldwide

database (currently SITS) to complete the tasks of the examination process from

entry through to release of results.

2. To prepare formal pass lists for the VC's signature for a range of University of

London awards.

3. To identify fee debtors to ensure data release is in accordance with candidates'

financial status and to liaise with the Fees Office in relation to debtors and

initial/continuing registration fees.

4. To be responsible for replies to student queries concerning all aspects of assessment

including, but not limited to exam entry, results, course curriculum and progression,

regulations, marking schemes and marking criteria, continuing registration,

recognition of prior learning, diplomas and diploma supplements, degree transfers

and re-registration.

5. To negotiate examination dates with Chairs of Boards of Examiners and to draw up

final timetables. To be the focal point of contact in relation to assessment for

Programme Teams at the Member Institutions for designated courses.

6. To assist with the identification of suitable examination centres and provide ongoing

support to them. To assist the Section Head for Examination Centres in various

aspects of this work, providing guidance and pastoral support to centres.

7. To be responsible for servicing Boards of Examiners meetings, including taking

minutes for the official signature of the Chair, ensuring consistency of all paperwork

for extenuating circumstances and medical lists for consideration by the Board,

recording of outcomes and advising the Chair on circumstances which fall outside

normal practice. To be the Secretary of the Board of Examiners for designated


8. To clarify changes to computerised marking schemes, checking test runs and liaising

with colleagues in relevant IT departments to ensure robust technologies and

systems are in place to support the assessment process.

9. To assist colleagues in other sections of Student Assessment or Student Services as

necessary or as required.


A background in HE working in the Examinations team

Job Offer

Permanent position
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