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Learning Technology Officer - QMUL17476

Department: Student & Academic Services - E-Learning
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 pa - £39,483 pa (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL17476
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 07-Feb-2019
Closing date: 26-Feb-2019

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Overview:

The E-Learning Unit (ELU) is seeking to appoint a Learning Technology Officer.

Situated within Academic Development, the E-Learning Unit provides strategic direction for e-learning at QMUL and works to promote, support and develop technology-enhanced learning across the institution.  It is responsible for institution-wide e-learning applications such as the online learning environment, QMplus (based on Moodle and Mahara), Q-Review lecture capture (based on Echo360) and Turnitin for plagiarism detection.

The Learning Technology Officer post spans both educational and developmental support for staff and students using learning technologies. It would suit a dynamic individual with advanced IT skills, a problem-solving nature, enthusiastic presentation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The post requires a keen interest in education, knowledge of learning technology and experience in training or staff development, and would enable someone early in their career to play a crucial role in the development of e-learning in a higher education institution.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide support, educational development opportunities and training for staff across the Institution interested or engaged in e-learning.
  • Promote, support and develop the effective use of QMUL’s e-learning services, under the direction of their line manager
  • Support e-learning activities through e.g. e-support, multimedia learning content, web development.
  • Be a skilled user of learning technologies, and also able to communicate concepts clearly to non-technical audiences

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 - £39,483  per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Alysa Bramble (a.bramble@qmul.ac.uk) or Rose Heaney (r.heaney@qmul.ac.uk), E-Learning Applications Managers or call 020 7882 2821. 

Background information about the E-Learning Unit can be found at https://elearning.qmul.ac.uk/

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 26 February 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

 

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