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Be an Exams Processing Officer

Looking for some temporary work over the next few months? Training in the specific equipment/ software/student databases in use will be provided.


Location: London

What you will be doing

We are currently recruiting for Temporary Exams Processing Officer to start ASAP, based near Russell Square. All duties covered by Exams Distribution temporary staff are listed below. All temp staff will be advised individually by Management of the individual duties s/he will undertake.

  • You will pack exam question papers, ensuring the corresponding numbers of exam papers are correctly packed against supplied management information and ensuring the corresponding exam rubric label is attached before they are passed to courier dispatch staff
  • You will undertake preparatory work for the dispatch of scripts, including the updating of examiner details on examiner database, checking that examiners have been officially appointed by the University, and making up packs of exam materials to be sent with individual batch of scripts
  • You will assist in the monitoring of the return of all examination scripts from exam centers (UK & overseas) including keeping accurate records of the return of scripts, exam documents and consignment tracking details on University database. Ensuring all paperwork has been correctly completed and received from exam Centre. To report any discrepancies to Management and to process the scripts ready for staff to dispatch to examiners
  • You will assist in the dispatch of scripts, including ensuring all scripts received are logged (as present and absent/withdrawn) on University database to produce an electronic marksheet and generate a batch of scripts ready for despatch to Examiners
  • You will play a part in the script chase procedure to exam centres on a weekly basis. To be actively involved in liaising with exam centres (UK & Overseas) by email and phone, when scripts have yet to be received or are late back, by supplied management information
  • You will check that marks on marked exam scripts have been correctly recorded by examiners on mark sheets, to electronically record returned scripts and collate these on their return from examiners and to help with the reconciliation of script marking records in preparation for the payment to examiners of script marking fees by Fees Office
  • You will assist in the courier processing of exam shipments on in-house courier system

What you will have

A good level of general fitness is essential: a very large percentage of the work involved, such as the packing of exam papers and the distribution of exam scripts is done standing up; assisting other members of staff with the movement of heavy boxes of exam materials may also occasionally be required.

  • You have a good standard of keyboarding / IT skills is essential, combined with a good understanding of MS Office packages and an aptitude for word-processing and email communications.
  • You have a good general level of education.
  • You have an efficient, methodical and motivated worker with a friendly personality and a flexible approach to work.
  • You have some previous experience of office work in general, data entry and working accurately under pressure to tight deadlines is essential.
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