Digital Learning Officer
DIGITAL LEARNING OFFICER
Salary £38,000 - £40,000 per annum
plus excellent benefits
Richmond, The American International University in London, is looking to recruit a Digital Learning Officer to work across the University to encourage, support, and develop the use of digital in relation to teaching and learning. You will assist our academics to evaluate their current practice, identify potential new opportunities to enhance students’ learning and extend their teaching practice. The Digital Learning Officer will also effectively liaise with the IT department regarding the delivery of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and other digital tools. Main duties include working with subject matter experts and identifying target audience’s training needs, demonstrating tested instructional theories, practice and methods as well as updating faculty digital knowledge about current software and introducing new relevant software. The Digital Learning Officer will also be responsible for creating engaging digital learning activities and working with faculty to create compelling course content.
Digital fluency skills in a wide range of software and a solid knowledge of course development software, with a desire to learn new software as appropriate is required. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with academics, administrators and students, both orally and in writing is essential. Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models would be an advantage. You will already have a strong foundation in the VLE. This is your opportunity to be a key player in leading Richmond’s digital teaching and learning development.
Richmond, The American International University in London is an independent, private university with dual American and British accreditation and US public charity status, delivering an education in the American liberal arts tradition. With two campuses in a five-acre site in Richmond Hill and Kensington in central London, and study centres in Florence, Rome and Leeds, the University has around 1,500 students from over 60 countries.
A basic level DBS check is required for this position.
Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: www.richmond.ac.uk.
Closing date: Sunday, 24th February 2019.
Interview date: Wednesday, 13th March 2019.
Please submit an application online at http://careers.richmond.ac.uk/ ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.
Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.