eLearning Technologist

The University of Manchester - Science & Engineering

Closing Date : 21/12/2016.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : 4 January 2017 to 30 September 2017.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering.
Hours Per week : full time.
Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : S&E-09204.

Applications are invited for the above vacancy in the Faculty eLearning Team.  You will join an established and dynamic eLearning team that works under the direction of the eLearning Manager to deliver a service that supports academic and administrative staff in the nine Schools in FSE to meet the Faculty’s strategic priorities for eLearning.

You will report to an Assistant eLearning Manager, and work collaboratively across the team and with colleagues from related services to provide advice and support for the use of Blackboard and associated tools to support all aspects of teaching and learning, and especially online assessment. 

You will work in partnership with academic and administrative staff in the development and delivery of electronically delivered, creative materials that support and enhance learning activities delivered via the University’s virtual learning environment (Blackboard 9).

You will have a degree or equivalent professional experience, and significant experience of using a virtual learning environment for the development and delivery of eLearning materials, including knowledge of learning design. 

You will have a thorough knowledge of online assessment, and experience of delivering online tests and exams to groups of students.

You will also have strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with experience of a range of software applications (e.g. virtual learning environments; screen casts; multimedia applications; web-based technologies).

You will be able to scope and successfully manage complex projects that require coordination of multiple factors and relationships, e.g. multiple project team members, or projects with diverse stakeholders.

In addition to having strong technical skills, you will be willing to make presentations to disseminate good practice, and engage colleagues in discussion about how eLearning can make a positive contribution to their teaching and the student experience.

The post will be mainly based in Sackville Street Building, although it will involve visiting the Schools within the Faculty, which are located in a number of different buildings across the University campus.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Daniel Jagger

Email: Daniel.jagger@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 306 4102

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

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