Learning Technologist

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences

Fixed term contract for 1 year.

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Learning Technologist to join our Learning and Teaching team to champion the introduction and embedding of our University’s newly adopted Learning Management System (LMS) application of Canvas. Using current and developing technologies, you’ll play a pivotal role in the migration of all of our courses from our current virtual learning environment (VLE) platform of SharePoint to Canvas. Working alongside our Director of Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DLTA), Learning Technologist and other members of the LMS project team, you’ll also be responsible for staff training and support, and site development in order to embed the use of Canvas to enhance learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation.

With a degree or relevant professional qualification at graduate level, you’ll have current knowledge and experience of emerging trends in the Higher Education (HE) and Information Technology (IT) sectors. You’ll be passionate about the use and development of technology in education, self-motivated and able to positively contribute to our student experience goals. If you have an interest in working in a dynamic educational and research environment then we would like to hear from you.

Secondments will be considered for current ARU staff – however please discuss with your line manager before applying.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements please press the apply button below, which will take you to the university's website where you can download the job description and person specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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