Learning Technologist (Online Distance Learning) Ref: 2190

School/department: Technology Enhanced Learning
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Starting at £30,046 and rising to £33,797 per annum (It is normal to appoint at the lower end of the scale)
Placed on: 2 September 2019
Closing date:  25 September 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description 

The University of Sussex is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated Learning Technologist to support the development and delivery of the University’s emerging online distance learning (ODL) course provision.  

The post holder will evidence relevant experience in the support of technology in a further or higher education context.  Demonstrable expertise in learning design, experience in multimedia production and an understanding of emerging developments in the field of learning technology are essential requirements of the post.  Understanding user experience (UX) principles and online accessibility guidelines would also be beneficial to ensure all students get the best experience from their learning. 

The post holder will possess a degree or equivalent combined with excellent communication and team working skills.  Alongside highly developed technical ability, candidates will need to demonstrate a firm understanding of how digital technologies can be used effectively to facilitate learning. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team committed to educational innovation and delivering a high-quality experience for our students and staff. 

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Mellow Sadik, Online Distance Learning Manager on m.sadik@sussex.ac.uk or Dr David Walker, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning on d.j.walker@sussex.ac.uk

Download job description and person specification Ref 2190 [PDF 100.87KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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