Learning Technologist Ref: 5018

School/department: Student Experience, Technology Enhanced Learning   
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed Term for 6 Months (maternity cover)
Reference: 5018
Salary: starting at £30,046 and rising to £33,797 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 05 January 2021
Closing date: 19 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible 

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a skilled, creative and self-motivated Learning Technologist to help us maximise the effective use of digital technologies to transform the learning experience at Sussex.  The role involves working in partnership with academic staff and students to support the application of learning technologies in the design, development and delivery of courses and to act as a change agent in this important area. 

The ideal candidate will possess experience in multimedia production and/or web design, demonstrate an awareness of the importance of accessibility and assistive technologies and be abreast of developments in emerging fields such as virtual and augmented reality. 

Joining us at an exciting time for the University as we take forward the ambitious aims of the Learn to Transform strategy, the successful candidate will support academic schools to enrich their practice using digital technologies and embed the use of our online study platform Canvas. They will collaborate with fellow Learning Technologists and with Academic Developers to develop resources and training opportunities to drive forward the effective use of digital technologies to enrich the educational experience of our students.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a record of ongoing professional development as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to develop strong relationships across the University.

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

If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, please contact Dr David Walker, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning d.j.walker@sussex.ac.uk

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 5018)


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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