Learning and Teaching Technologist

University of Hertfordshire - Hertfordshire Business School/M&E

FTE: Full time, working 37 hours per week (1.0 fte)

Hertfordshire Business School (HBS) is seeking a highly motivated and effective individual to join the Learning and Teaching team. You will play an essential role in working collaboratively with academic staff and students, to support student learning through learning design and the use of technology. 

Staff development in using technology is regarded as critical to the provision of a flexible, responsive portfolio of curriculum design. You will support academics by gathering and disseminating information on best practice within the field of education technology and guidance regarding the suitability of differing technologies/ software for teaching, learning and assessment.

The Centre for Academic Skills Enhancement (CASE) in HBS has an excellent provision of academic support for students (undergraduates, postgraduates, home and international). You will work closely with the CASE team to manage student support across all HBS disciplines. You will be expected to provide students with skills development and support through workshops, team teaching and on a one-one basis. This includes guiding them on appropriate technologies for learning and industry software to enhance employability. You will also be expected to contribute to student resources through the development of academic and technology skills on the CASE website.

Applicants will need experience in Business/Technology support, and in working with education providers and academics, in developing flexible learning materials. It will be advantageous if they have a practical knowledge of the role of a Learning and Teaching Technologist.  In addition, applicants will require excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications required

Good honours degree in Business and Technology or related discipline.

In the first instance, for an informal discussion about the post, please contact Karen Robins, Associate Dean of School (Learning and Teaching) on 01707 285478 or by email k.robins@herts.ac.uk

Interview Date: Tuesday 21st November 2017

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

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