Digital Learning Technologist

Location UK / Enniskillen Area

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1384709

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Digital Learning Technologist based in Enniskillen

Job Title: Digital Learning Technologist   

(1yr contract with possible extension)

Responsible to: Virtual Services Manager

Job Purpose:

  • To develop, maintain and support new/current Digital Learning Systems and Applications;
  • To assist in the development of relevant digital content and assessment to support and enhance the student learning experience;
  • To provide guidance and training to staff in the development and use of Digital Technologies which will support Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Location:  Enniskillen

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1.To maintain and develop Digital Learning Systems and Applications e.g. e-Portfolio;

2.To support and maintain South West College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and provide day-to-day maintenance of the VLE by ensuring quality procedures and processes are developed and implemented;

3.To monitor and audit the VLE and generate reports of activity;

4.To liaise with Virtual Services Manager to ensure that digital technologies keep pace with learning, teaching and assessment needs of the College;

5.To provide support as necessary regarding new digital learning systems, resources, services and initiatives;

6.To assist in the design and development of digital modules/resources for a range of needs, including induction, continual professional development, and relevant training programmes for staff;

7.To assist in the design and development of digital content for SWC’s Digital Learning and Skills Academy

8.To assist in the design and development of digital content for SWC’s International Market

9.To provide guidance and training to staff in the development and use of Digital Technologies which will support Learning, Teaching and Assessment through workshops, one-to-one consultations and online webinars

10.To provide bespoke training programmes for lecturing staff to enable online curriculum delivery to an international market

11.To provide training for staff in the use of curriculum tracking systems to generate learner data, as well as reporting services for curriculum and management information;

12.To deliver an excellent customer facing service which will support the implementation of the Digital Education Strategy;

13.Keep up-to-date with international trends in digital learning and identify relevant and emerging technologies;

14.To scope and make recommendations for new digital learning technologies which could be integrated effectively into the curriculum delivery model;

15.To assist in the development of guidance, support procedures and processes;

16.To assist in the effective delivery of Virtual Services operational plans;

Monitoring and Review

17.To collate qualitative and quantitative information for College Management and external agencies;

18.To attend internal and external meetings to promote the use of e-learning;

19.To liaise with internal and external audit, providing information as required;

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

The College has sole copyright for all software developed by College staff using college resources.

General duties

  • To promote and raise the profile of the College and the services it provides to the local business and civic community;
  • To ensure full compliance with health and safety requirements and legislation in accordance with College policies and procedures;
  • To comply with and actively promote College policies and procedures on all aspects of equality;
  • To contribute to College quality assurance systems;
  • At all times to observe all internal College policies and procedures;
  • To act in standby support of general administration as required e.g. Cover; evenings; registrations; receive callers;
  • To take responsibility for the receipt, safe handling and recording of monies as directed;
  • Due to the nature of the post, evening work will be a requirement.
  • Undertake staff development as appropriate to the post.

This job description is not prescriptive and the post holder may be expected to undertake other duties appropriate to the grade as may be assigned by the Director or his nominated officer(s).

Terms and Conditions of Service

All terms and conditions of employment for this post are those as laid down by the Association of NI Colleges non teaching negotiating committee and are drawn from the conditions of service of the NJC for local authorities staff. 

Hours of work:36 hours per week

Salary Scale:BAND 4 Points 18 – 25 £18,070 – 22,658)

Commencing at point 18 £18,070

This post is regarded as a regulated position under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007.

Person Specification

Digital Learning Technologist

Essential Criteria

Education

A Level 5 qualification or above in Information Technology, Computer Science, Multimedia or equivalent qualification with a substantial number of modules in I.T.

GCSE English and Maths (Grade A – C or equivalent).

Experience & Skills

  • At least 1 years’ experience working with Digital Learning Systems and Applications
  • At least 1 years’ experience delivering IT training programmes for a range of users
  • Good organisational & time management skills with the proven ability to prioritise and manage workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible approach with a focus on customer service and performance.

Other       

  • Current valid driving licence with vehicle available for College business or the ability to demonstrate mobility.

Desirable

  • At least 1 years’ experience of content development
  • A sound knowledge of education and training.

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

This post is regarded as a regulated position under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007.