Vacancy Chair Board of Examiners

Are you interested in the teaching and assessment practices at FASoS? Would you like to take part in the quality assurance of the FASoS assessment policy and examinations? Please consider applying for the following vacancy from September 2018: Chair of the Board of Examiners (BoE).

From September 2018 there is a vacancy for the Chair of the Board of Examiners (BoE). The BoE ensures the quality of examinations and exams, sets guidelines and instructions, deals with student cases, and provides a supporting infrastructure to the FASoS community of examiners. In order to carry out its tasks, the BoE appoints the examiners, monitors the quality of assessment, and advises on dimensions of quality assurance of assessment. The BoE consists of a Chair, a Vice-Chair and three Members. The BoE is responsible for all educational programmes of FASoS.

The Chair carries final responsibility for the overall organisation and functioning of the BoE and represents FASoS on UM-level and beyond. In her/his work the Chair is assisted by the Secretary to the BoE and works closely together with the Vice-Chair of the BoE, and has regular communication with all colleagues in educational management positions.

The Chair preferably has the following academic and personal profile:

  • senior academic staff member with tenure and teaching experience in several educational programmes;
  • experience in educational management (e.g. Programme Director, member of the programme committee);
  • ability to match external demands to internal processes and the specificity of FASoS and its community of examiners;
  • skills and experience to navigate in processes of management of change;
  • affinity with the legal aspects of assessment policy, e.g. the legislative framework, the EER, and formal procedures;
  • knowledge of the re-accreditation framework of the NVAO;
  • experience with processes of quality assurance;
  • result-oriented;
  • strong in communication and planning;
  • fluency in English and advanced competences in Dutch;
  • personal and professional interest in the field of assessment and didactics.

The selected candidate will receive training and coaching, and is expected to take over the entire portfolio per 1 September 2018. The remuneration previewed for this position is 450 solver hours (i.e. 1.5 days a week).

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a CV and a motivation letter (including a vision on warranting the quality of assessment practices at FASoS) by email by 23 April to Racheel Wennek: r.wennek@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

For more information you can contact the current chair of the Board of Examiners Elissaveta Radulova: e.radulova@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

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