The post holder will be capable of designing a variety of research skills tutorials and updating existing content for new distance postgraduate tuition. The role requires a person capable of imaginative design and development of digital learning objects who can work under their own initiative and in collaboration with researchers, administration staff and students. Knowledge of learning pedagogy at postgraduate level would be an advantage. The successful postholder will also evaluate the effectiveness of the newly created and updated training resources and support the CoSector department in providing training in Moodle, support demonstrations to new and existing customers and generally offer support in delivering commercial projects.
To succeed in this role, you must have a demonstrable ability to manage and organise a varied workload to meet objectives and a knowledge of the UK Higher Education sector. Previous experience of creating e-learning tutorials and courses using Moodle and Articulate Storyline 2 software is essential. You will have an understanding of the pedagogical needs of distance learners.
Please note this is a fixed term role for 16 months. For a full person specification and job description, please download the below documents.
The School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is located within the Bloomsbury precinct of the University in the intellectual heart of London. It is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. It does this in collaboration with other organisations, notably the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy (BA), learned societies and government agencies.
The University is currently in the process of merging three of its service departments: University of London Computer Centre, The Careers Group and Housing Services to create a new commercial shared services organisation. The new organisation will have an initial staff of circa 200 and a combined turnover of circa £15M with a target to grow new and existing business generating at least a 10% profit on a turnover of £30M + within five years. The organisation will operate quasi independently reporting to its own Board with clear objectives based on return on investment.
Formed in 2015, Cosector is private limited company and wholly owned subsidiary of the University of London, based in the iconic Senate House building on Malet Street.
CoSector supports the University of London to achieve it’s objectives in student housing, digital learning services and student jobs recruitment as well as services to external customers to drive revenue generation and growth.
CoSector has a strong customer focus and is making significant improvements in its provision of virtual learning environments and associated consultancy services of which this role will contribute towards.
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