Ms Maureen Howard

BA, BSc, DipEnvPol, DipEnvDev, CertSocSci

Department of Sociological Studies

Learning and Teaching Manager - Quality Assurance

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+44 114 222 6436

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Ms Maureen Howard
Department of Sociological Studies
The Wave
2 Whitham Road
S10 2AH

 0.6 FTE:  Responsible for Quality Assurance processes and compliance with relevant legislation and University regulations.

  • Manage, lead, guide and advise on quality assurance and compliance on all regulatory L&T matters and procedural issues.
  • Analysis and presentation of data to inform strategic decision-making and the TEF response.
  • Management oversight of academic appeals and student complaints, QA of decisions at Examination Boards,  Lead on External Examiners appointments and reports. Liaise with Faculty and Central Services.
  • Lead on the review and update of programme regulations and specifications. 
  • Oversee approval process for new programmes, new modules, and significant amendment to programmes.  Ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Manage and facilitate programme accreditation and re-validation.    
  • Collaborate on process improvement and Knowledge Exchange in the L&T team.

0.4 FTE:  Trade Union Rep  (buy out)

  • UNISON Assistant Branch Secretary 
  • Vice-Chair of JUCC Staffside  (campus trade unions acting together)