Digital Learning Designer (3 Year Fixed-Term Contract)

City, University of London - Cass Business School

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

An integral part of City, University of London, the Sir John Cass Business School is among the global elite with an established 50-year reputation for excellence in business research and education. Cass holds accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the Association of MBAs and the European Quality Improvement System. The School and its programmes are consistently ranked among the best in the world.

We are seeking a Digital Learning Designer to join us on 3 year fixed term contract to support the expansion of our digital/online learning as a core part of our education strategy. This is a major strategic project for the school and we are investing to ensure that Cass digital courses are of the highest standard and can compete globally with other leading business schools.

Responsibilities

The appointed Digital Learning Designer will be a key member of the Cass Digital Learning team who create online and blended courses under the leadership of our Director of Digital Learning. Working closely with our technical production staff, and in close liaison with academic staff who provide the intellectual content for the online modules, the post holder will be responsible for applying our pedagogical and instructional model to new online learning products.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have significant expertise in designing high quality learning experiences in a sustainable, scalable manner through the digital medium. The role would suit someone whose primary expertise is in designing for effective learning, but who also has strong technical knowledge and a deep knowledge of the various approaches to online learning today, both in HE and in the corporate sphere. We encourage original thinking, and hope that the post holder will contribute to our sustained efforts to achieve extraordinary results in this area.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on 19 April 2018.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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