Digital Education Advisor

University of Oxford
April 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Digital Education Advisor

Centre for Teaching and Learning, Littlegate House, 16/17 St Ebbe's Street, Oxford

Digital Education Adviser (Assessment)

Centre for Teaching and Learning, Littlegate House, Oxford

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports the academic development of teaching at the University by:

• advising on course and curriculum design

• enabling the adoption of new technology and digital resources

• assisting in piloting new teaching methodology.

We support the most valuable teaching practices at the collegiate University and provide guidance for students and staff as they adopt new practices.

We work to empower communities of educators and students to work together to advance Oxford's outstanding personalised teaching for the contemporary world.

The Digital Education Adviser (Assessment) will work within the CTL and Registry to support and grow digital assessment uptake in Oxford.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing, and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

This is a full time, fixed term post, where flexible or part-time working can be considered.

About the Role

This is a key role in the new Assessment Centre of Excellence to connect assessment colleagues across the collegiate University; promote and share new information and best practice in using Inspera; enhance the Centre for Teaching and Learning's existing consultancy service on (re)designing summative assessment and to support a reduction in the administrative burden of assessment for academic and support staff.

More specifically, the Assessment Centre for Excellence will support the (re)design summative assessments and provide expertise in the use of centrally supported assessment systems.

The Digital Education Adviser (Assessment) will work under a Digital Education Consultant to support engagement with digital education and assessment and will have a dotted line to the Deputy Head of Student Assessments (based within Student Registry).

About You

Your strong foundation in digital education and assessment will bring practical knowledge to the role, enabling you to contribute effectively to the development of digital capabilities for assessment at Oxford. Your technical skills will be grounded in pedagogical principles, ensuring that the digital assessments developed enhance teaching and learning while adhering to best practices.

You will have a proven track record of facilitating professional development opportunities for staff, empowering them to use digital tools effectively. You will be proficient in using a range of digital assessment tools such as Inspera and Turnitin, as well as allied digital education technologies such as Canvas, Panopto and MS Teams, making you equipped to support diverse assessment and educational needs within an academic setting.

You will possess strong organisational and problem-solving skills, enabling you to manage competing priorities effectively and work autonomously with minimal supervision. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will allow you to communicate complex information clearly and effectively. Furthermore, your interpersonal skills will enable productive collaboration with colleagues from various University departments and roles, fostering a culture of continuous improvement in digital education and assessment practices.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 10 April 2024

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1 May 2024 and will be face to face.

Contact Person : Gabriel Rooma Vacancy ID : 171914 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 10-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 36024 - 44263

From this employer

Recent blogs

Recent news