Learning Design and Technology Specialist

University of Glasgow - MVLS College of MVLS Administration

Job Purpose
To work with colleagues in MVLS to design and implement initiatives in line with strategic objectives in the University’s Learning and Teaching Strategy and eLearning Strategy. This includes designing and developing online spaces for postgraduate students across the College, which contain resources and promote the building of online communities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To design and implement innovative initiatives using learning technology to support the development and experience of students and staff, drawing on a blend of specialist pedagogical and technical expertise.
  2. To promote excellent curriculum design through advice, consultancy, and through the creation and facilitation of training workshops.
  3. To design and facilitate innovative engagement and training events and resources based on strategic priorities, and needs identified via consultation with stakeholders. Events will include pedagogically and technically focussed content and will be designed to meet targeted audiences’ needs.
  4. To engage with local stakeholders and the wider community of practice by authoring blog posts, journal articles, conference papers, and/or other relevant outputs.
  5. To take responsibility for areas of activity and/or short projects to be agreed with the Associate Dean of Digital Education to support the continued development of eLearning provision within MVLS.
  6. To undertake support and administrative tasks as appropriate to support the activities of the Associate Dean of Digital Education.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 7.

The funding for this post is for 2 years in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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