Digital Skills Developer

University of Hertfordshire
February 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:£35,333 to £38,592
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Contract Type:2 Year Fixed Term
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Post Title: Digital Skills Developer

SBU/Department: Library and Computing Services (LCS)/Academic Engagement

FTE: 1 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Salary: UH7 £35,333 to £38,592 pa with potential to progress to £42,155 pa on achieving designated skills and experience

Location: University of Hertfordshire campuses, Hatfield

Please note that this vacancy is being advertised in conjunction with vacancy 048896 (Senior Digital Skills Developer) and vacancy 048897 (Digital Skills Facilitator).

This post is part of a new team at the university to lead on supporting our people to have the resources, skills and knowledge to develop and excel in an increasingly digital world.

Please view the Digital Skills Development team information sheet for more details about this new team at the university.

Main duties and responsibilities

The Digital Skills Developer will support the implementation of digital capability initiatives across academic schools and professional SBUs. They will work in close collaboration with team members to assist in the design and delivery of an effective programme of digital skills development opportunities, aimed at staff and students. You will support the execution of the Digital Capabilities Strategy initiatives including the design and delivery of training sessions (in person and online) for staff and student audiences. You will also support the digital capabilities needs assessment activities, including the promotion of the Jisc Discovery Tool, analysis of the Jisc Digital Experience Insights Survey results, consultations with SBUs and the analysis of training and development feedback.

Skills and experience required

You will have substantial proven experience in supporting the design and delivery of live synchronous and/or in-person training sessions, across one or more areas of digital skills development to small and large audiences. You will also have substantial proven experience in supporting the development of online self-study course materials that are high in quality, engaging and effective and substantial proven experience in authoring instructional guidance in a variety of media formats that are clearly presented and digitally accessible.

Experience in producing learning resources, using creative tools such as iSpring, Captivate, and the Adobe Creative Suite and experience in researching and evaluating freely available learning tools and resources for their relevance and suitability to identified audiences is also essential.

Qualifications required

You will hold a minimum of a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or proven experience at an appropriate level. It would be desirable to hold a relevant post graduate qualification.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Samantha Clarkson, Digital Capabilities Manager, [email protected]

Closing Date : 26 February 2023

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 048895

Date advert placed: 27 January 2023

Our vision is to transform lives: At the University of Hertfordshire we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and building a diverse community. Towards that aim we particularly encourage applications from candidates likely to be underrepresented within Library and Computing Services. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, LGBTQI+ people in grades UH7 and above.

We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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