Digital Learning Facilitator

Lancaster University
April 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:£31,396 to £36,024
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Digital Learning Facilitator

ISS - Corporate Information Systems Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster UK Salary: £31,396 to £36,024 (Full time, indefinite) Closing Date: Friday 05 April 2024 Interview Date: Monday 15 April 2024 Reference: 0252-24

There is a revolution underway in Higher Education - and Lancaster University is leading it. As one of the top Universities in the world, we have always been innovators and our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies.

Digital innovation is at the heart of our strategy and ambition. We are focused on developing new ways of delivering the best experience possible for all our students, whether they are based at our green Campus or studying at home, wherever that may be in the world. Joining us is your chance to help transform who we are and where we are going.

The Opportunity

We are searching for a digital learning facilitator to join our Digital Learning team. You will work collaboratively with academic colleagues across a range of disciplines to design engaging online modules and develop high- quality digital learning resources for online and blended learning. You will support staff in their use of the Virtual Learning Environment, solve problems creatively, advise on best practice and contribute to a broader understanding of the opportunities digital learning presents for the Institution.

What you will need

Alongside strong interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will ideally have prior experience of developing and delivering training resources in an educational context. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who relishes working in teams from a range of disciplines, possesses strong analytical ability and has a passion for helping others reach their goals.

Please refer to the included job description and person specification for further details of essential and desirable qualifications for the role.

So why us?

You would be joining an agile, innovative team working to provide applications and services which have high impact and visibility. We are committed to supporting our new team members and have built an environment that fosters knowledge sharing and consideration of others.

The Campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is only a short distance from the historic city of Lancaster and within an hour's drive of the lake district, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are:

While the role will be based at our Bailrigg Campus, we actively encourage a positive work/life balance and enable flexible working from home, or elsewhere, whenever appropriate and possible.

Encouraging of your personal and professional development; we foster an environment where you will be encouraged to learn new skills and technologies.

Recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package that includes 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and University closure days), a generous pension scheme, and a flexible benefits package that includes options for travel, childcare, wellbeing and the purchase of additional leave.

As a truly global and inclusive university, it is no surprise that Lancaster University is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus and over half of our staff come from outside of the UK. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values equality and diversity. Our promotion of global values ensures Lancaster is a welcoming environment for all students and staff.

We are proactive in engagement with our staff to help us to understand the lived experiences of our university community and to understand how we are doing in creating a fairer and more inclusive University. Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming place for people of all faiths and none.

This is a great opportunity for you to have a transformative impact on the student experience of digital learning and further your own career with a global leader in Higher Education.

Candidates should contact Steven Powell ([email protected]), Digital Learning Team Leader, for any questions or informal discussion about the role.

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