Learning Technologist (Online Distance Learning) Ref 8911

School/department: Educational Enhancement   
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 8911
Salary: starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum
Date posted: 20 June 2022
Closing date: 15 July 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
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

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8911 [PDF 142.98KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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.


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