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University College Birmingham

Interim Director of Higher Education Quality

Reference: 3b836862-eb91-4075-8b10-c7b9d0720110
Employer: University College Birmingham
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Job Title: (Interim) Director of Higher Education Quality

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £65,000 – £75,000 per annum

Job Type: Fixed Term (6 Months), Full-time or Part-time (0.6 FTE) considered

University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick – Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Higher Education Quality function at University College Birmingham. You will be managing the HE Quality Team and overseeing the quality of curriculum processes, developments, and enhancements in collaboration with academic departments and support services. You will ensure that our provision meets regulatory expectations, including OfS conditions as well as providing an excellent student experience through an inclusive curriculum.

You will have experience of managing quality processes and provision in a higher education environment and an understanding of HE regulatory compliance and registration conditions. Most importantly, you’ll have an empathy for the diverse student body that UCB serves, and an understanding of the challenges that some students face in participating in higher education.


  • Generous allocation of annual leave
    • 38 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
    • Employer Contributions – 20.9%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free on-site gym membership

Extra Information:

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Closing Date – Friday 16th February 2024

Interview Dates – TBC

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

Please click APPLY to be redirected to our website to complete an application form.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Director of Higher Education, Academic Quality Director, Academic Director, University Director, Higher Education Quality Director, will also be considered for this role.

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