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Examinations Invigilator (Special Venues)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: JTR00184

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 31/01/2019

Job live date: 13/11/2018

Salary: £8.38 - £9.23 per hour

Employment type: Casual

Department: Student Services

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: Casual

Employment Basis/Type: Casual

University of Reading (UoR) Examinations team organises over 50,000 candidate sittings per year for approximately 12,000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students. During the main examinations period (April to June) examinations are held in multiple exam venues across the University’s Whiteknights and London Road campuses and includes large exam venues which can seat several hundred candidates. A team of around 200 invigilators is required (consisting of Senior Invigilators, General Invigilators and Special/Complex Arrangement invigilators) to ensure that the examination timetable runs smoothly and UoR’s examination procedures are strictly adhered to, at all times and in all venues.

Applications are invited from those interested in joining the UoR’s team of invigilators for the 2019 main examination period (May-June), resits (August) and some January examinations. Due to the nature of the work involved, students currently registered on taught postgraduate or undergraduate programmes at the UoR are not eligible to apply. The post is open to Postgraduate (PhD) students and non-students recruited from outside the University.

The role of the Examinations Invigilator (Special Venues) is to support the Senior Invigilators, the Examinations Manager (Operations) and the Examinations Manager (Special Arrangements) with day-to-day operations in the special exam venues where groups of students with special assessment provisions, such as rest breaks, extra time or the use of a computer to take their exams are supervised together.

Successful candidates will be required to register for the Campus Jobs Service to facilitate the completion of online timesheets and payment, for further information please contact

Closing date: 31/01/2019

Interview date: 13/02/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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