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We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised Accreditation Officer to join our small, dedicated team at the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and support our accreditation programme through administration and development.
Our accreditation programme allows us to support and recognise excellence in biology and biology teaching. Over the years, it has developed into multiple strands of accreditation, including Foundation Accreditation, Standard Accreditation, Advanced Accreditation, Masters Accreditation, Doctoral Accreditation and International Accreditation.
Within this role, you will be to responsible for ensuring the objectives in the RSB three-year business plan are met, developing relationships with higher education institutions and external stakeholders and providing administrative support for the committees associated with Accreditation.
Reporting to the Head of Accreditation, you will plan and facilitate accreditation applications, including attending site visits as a Society representative, and organise high profile events to promote accreditation to a range of audiences, including universities, employers and students.
An effective communicator, you will be able to work collaboratively, recognising personal strengths and weaknesses and engage in your personal development. You will need previous experience of administrative processes and, ideally, of organising meetings and events. Previous knowledge and understanding of the UK university sector, and its administration process, and of Higher Education Quality Assurance is desired.
The RSB is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting our members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences. We are committed to promoting biology as a subject of choice to students in schools, colleges and universities.
This role will require a reasonable amount of UK travel, some international travel, and nights away from home.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website for further information and to apply.
Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 9th August 2019