Learning Technologist

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
£32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)
27 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning Technologist (multiple posts available)

Manchester / flexible (UK)

£32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Ref: PSX-15517

Our people and our values are at the heart of what we do as a University. Our most recent staff survey showed that 92% of respondents feel that the University is a good place to work and 89% are proud to work for the University. You’ll be joining an employer which takes its commitment to social responsibility very seriously, not least in the role we play in providing education to people of all backgrounds and from around the world.

We are expanding our eLearning team to ensure that our students have a consistently excellent experience of online and blended learning at The University of Manchester.  We are investing in a number of new roles, to join our existing eLearning team, to enhance our blended learning activities and help us develop more flexible provision for the future.

We are looking for a number of skilled, experienced and enthusiastic people to be part of a team of Learning Technologists providing support for staff across The University of Manchester.  Working flexibly and under the direction of the eLearning Manager in the assigned team, Learning Technologists will support the design of high quality and effective online and blended learning to enhance education provision for our students, engaging with academic colleagues in the design of teaching, learning and assessment to provide students with an excellent experience.

You will also provide advice and guidance to students, and to other colleagues in the University’s Professional Services team across the institution, and may supervise other members of the eLearning team.

You will have significant experience of using learning design methodologies and be able to show where your work has had a tangible impact on the design and online delivery of units or programmes of study.  Experience of line managing staff and working in a (UK) further / higher education environment is desirable, as is experience in supporting video conferencing, online assessments and overseas learners.

These permanent roles are available on a full time and part time basis. Initially all roles will be home based whilst our campus is closed due to Coronavirus. Initially all roles will be home based whilst our campus is partially closed due to Coronavirus. We will be happy to consider flexible working options when campus re-opens including home working on an ongoing basis.

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Closing date: 9 July 2020.

We anticipate that assessments will be held via Zoom in the last week of July and first week of August.  We are keen for successful candidates to join us as soon as possible.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.