Digital Training Officer

York, United Kingdom
11 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Digital Training Officer

Department:    Library
Salary:    £24,771 to £27,830 per annum pro rata
Closing Date:    Monday 04 February 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:    Friday 15 February 2019
Reference:    003-19

The Role

Part-time, permanent role (25.9 hours per week)

Salary is £24,771 to £27,830 per annum (pro-rata £17,339 to £19,481)

York St John University is an outstanding university, known for its academic excellence and responsive nature, always putting the student at the heart of everything it does. Our magnificent campus is located in the centre of the historic City of York. Our eleven-acre site on Lord Mayor's Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active individual with training experience to the post of Digital Training Officer in the Directorate of Information, Learning and Estates.  This post is 0.7 FTE with a working pattern over four days (Tuesday - Friday).  Working with others in the Academic Services Team, your focus will be to provide and develop support for students and staff in the effective use of application software, through scheduled workshops, bespoke training and 1:1 support online and in person, on both the York and London campuses. 

Essential skills for this post include excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively interpret and understand end user needs and the ability to explain technical concepts in a simple way. Although experience of IT training is not essential,  candidates must have experience of delivering training programmes in other subject areas, in a variety of formats (including online) and to varying sizes of audience.  Confidence and enthusiasm in using IT and technology is essential and support will be provided for the successful candidate to develop their expertise on specific applications and technologies furthermore.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Monday 04 February 2019 at midnight 

Provisional Interview Date - Friday 15 February 2019 

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