Learning Technologist (Skills Hub) Ref: 6270

School/department:  Student Experience: Technology Enhanced Learning
Hours: part time hours considered up to 21.9 hours per week (0.6fte). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term (10 months)
Reference: 6270
Salary: starting at £30,497 to £34,304 pro rata
Placed on:  14 September 2021
Closing date:  05 October 2021   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 a skilled, creative and self-motivated Learning Technologist to help us redevelop the Skills Hub website.

This role involves working in partnership with professional services, academic staff and students to redesign and redevelop the Skills Hub website.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience in developing high-quality online learning experiences
  • demonstrate an awareness of the importance of inclusive practices, accessibility and assistive technologies
  • be abreast of developments in digital education practice and emerging fields
  • be skilled in the use of a variety of software and services and in the production of digital resources

They will collaborate with Academic Skills Consultants, with Learning and Teaching Librarians, with Learning Technologists and with Web Developers to redevelop the Skills Hub website to create a modern and intuitive digital solution for delivery of academic skills support at the University of Sussex.

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 working relationships across the University.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team and university partners committed to academic skills development and to delivering a high-quality experience for our staff and students.

If you would like to discuss the role in further detail, please contact Clare Hardman Academic Skills Manager, c.l.m.hardman@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

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: 6270 [PDF 156.27KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:   
This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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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