Head of Online and Digital Learning

Falmouth University
February 21, 2024
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About The Role

For more than 120 years, we've been at the forefront of creativity and innovation. Building on that heritage, we're now harnessing the power of digital technology to ensure we're making an impact in the future economy.

The creative culture at our core is not confined to our Cornwall campuses; with our online degrees established in 2016, students can explore their creative potential from anywhere, whilst being taught by our academic community with real industry connections. We are committed to continuing to expand our horizons and moving our online portfolio forward.

In support of this we are now seeking to recruit a Head of Online and Digital Learning who will lead the digital learning staff and will be responsible for the academic leadership, operational management and business performance of new and existing online programmes. The post holder will also be responsible for the leadership and management of digital learning staff supporting technology-enhanced learning across the University.

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a crucial part to develop and lead the operation realisation of the business plan for online programmes and initiatives ensuring it underpins the overall strategy, alongside delivering a successful student experience.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience in leading high-quality academic subjects, including experience in managing and/or developing online programmes, ideally gained in Higher Education or a similar field. We require a candidate who is an excellent communicator that is able to work effectively across the University with a variety of stakeholders. You will have experience of successfully leading teams with a forward looking, innovative approach. A track record of demonstrable impact and the ability to inspire and motivate is a must.

Alongside these core qualities we are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Experience in developing and delivering a digital learning strategy or roadmap
  • Demonstrable examples of successful digital transformation implementation
  • Working knowledge of a range of IT and digital learning tools programmes including, Learning Space, Moodle, Turnitin
  • High-quality and current connections with industry and professional practice
  • An ongoing and demonstrable commitment to scholarship, research, knowledge exchange and/or innovation
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    To discuss the role in more detail ahead of applying or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

    This is a permanent, full-time position based on our Penryn Campus.

    Please select the ‘apply' button and upload your Curriculum Vitae and a detailed Supporting Statement outlining your suitability for this position.

    The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 February 2024.

    About Us

    In return for you hard work and commitment, we offer excellent facilities and benefits, including:

    - Teachers' Pension Scheme - 35 days + 8 days bank holiday - Relocation Assistance to 10% of salary - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached) - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker) - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

    Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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