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Assessment Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Assessment Assistant in the Office of the School of Clinical Medicine.

We are recruiting to this role at an exciting time in the development of medical education assessment delivery. The Assessment Team are in the process of moving to digital modes of assessment and we will shortly roll out a new platform for delivery and marking of some of our assessments. If you have experience of on-line or face to face student assessment this role could be of interest. It is ideal for a professional administrator with exceptional attention to detail and good team working skills.

The role is varied and interesting and involves working closely with administrative and Senior Clinical colleagues on a daily basis as well as liaising with students. You will be able to build positive relationships with colleagues at all levels and communicate sensitively and positively with students. We aim to accommodate some flexibility over working arrangements taking in to account the operational constraints of the role.

You will be well organized, enjoy working collaboratively with others and be good at problem solving. You will be proactive and keen to develop and refine the process that you use to ensure efficiency and quality are maintained.

You will need to demonstrate strong IT skills and the ability to pick up new systems rapidly. Experience of digital assessment delivery would be welcome and a positive and professional attitude are essential.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Alison Martin, Head of Undergraduate Education at

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date: 6th February 2022.

Interview date: Interviews are expected to take place on week commencing 14th February 2022.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA29155 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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