Grade 6: £27,629-£32,958 per annum

The Examinations Officer performs a key role in the Law Faculty by undertaking the management of the Faculty’s undergraduate examinations, as well as being involved in processes associated with the Faculty’s taught course examinations. 

The post-holder has principal responsibility (under the direction of the Academic Administrator and the oversight of the Director of Examinations) for the practical management of all aspects of the undergraduate examinations which take place at the end of the 2nd term (Moderations (Mods)) and the end of the undergraduate course (Final Honour School (FHS). This will include organising and taking minutes at examination board meetings, timetables, finalising examination papers (in consultation with the relevant academic staff), receiving marks and inputting them to the examination databases, overseeing the provision of materials in the examination room, drafting and circulating information for candidates, and advising the Director of Examinations and Chairs of Examiners on procedural matters.

Applicants should have a meticulous eye for detail in the production and revision of written documentation, and in dealing with numerical data; experience of working at a similar level in a broadly comparable role; a good general education; excellent communication and organisational skills; a capacity to write fluently and coherently; a confident and  co-operative approach, and strong IT skills, including experience of working with databases.  Experience of working in or adjacent to this field is desirable.

This is a permanent, full time post but candidates should be willing to work longer hours during the busiest times (mid-March to mid-April and mid-May to mid-July).

The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 6th April 2017.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter vacancy ID: 128030.  You will be required to complete an application form and upload supporting statement as part of your online application.