Educational Development Advisor

University of Oxford
April 10, 2024
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Educational Development Advisor

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

Education Development 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 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 Educational Development Adviser (Assessment) will work within the Centre for Teaching and Learning to support and grow the (re)designing summative assessment consultancy service.

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

We are looking for an individual to support the work of the Centre for Teaching and Learning to increase the capacity of the (re)designing summative assessment consultancy service. You will also contribute to projects taking place across the university to support (re)designing summative assessments and work closely with the Digital Education Adviser (Assessment).

This role will be part of the new Assessment Centre of Excellence funded by Digital Transformation to connect assessment colleagues across the collegiate University; promote and share new information and practice in (re)designing summative assessments on taught programmes (UG and PGT).

About You

Your strong foundation in educational development and assessment in HE will bring practical knowledge to the role, enabling you to contribute effectively to the Centre for Teaching nad Learning consultancy services to support course/programme teams (re)design summative assessments as part of the University's major change/new course approval processes. You will draw extensively on your knowledge of the scholarship of assessment in HE to promote inclusive assessment and programme design.

You will have a proven track record of facilitating professional development opportunities for staff, to provide inclusive, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for staff. You will have a good understanding of the elements of programme design and associated assessment design and how this aligns with the course approval processes for major changes and new programmes.

You 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 allow you to communicate complex information clearly and effectively. Furthermore, your interpersonal skills enable productive collaboration with colleagues from various University departments and roles, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

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 Tuesday 30 April 2024 and will be face to face.

Contact Person : Gabriel Rooma Vacancy ID : 171911 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 10-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 36024 - 44263 per annum

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