At Robert Gordon University (RGU) we are proud of our excellence in education and research and we are offering an opportunity to join our great team as an Online Learning Developer. RGU is an innovative, inclusive, and ambitious University, focused on the impact of its demand-led teaching and research. Not only are we the Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Awards for 2021 and ranked Top modern university in the Complete University Guide, but we also have an impressive array of other awards, including (amongst many others) a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing us in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of our undergraduate teaching and learning. In addition, the National Student Survey for 2021 places RGU as the top modern University in the UK, the top modern University in Scotland and within the Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the UK.

RGU is committed to enhancing its reputation as a provider of high quality, interactive, online learning; this will see colleagues across the university work more closely and effectively together to develop and deliver excellent technology-enhanced experiences for our students. As an Online Learning Developer, you will play a key part in enacting this commitment – working alongside academic colleagues and DELTA (Department of Learning, Teaching and Assessment) to implement institutional standards and advancing the quality and distinctiveness of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice’s educational portfolios.

You will play a key part in supporting the development of the School’s portfolio of online programmes and provide support for both academic and support staff in the production and delivery of high quality learning materials across a variety of platforms which advance the School’s reputation for quality in learning and teaching.

You will have relevant work experience and possess significant knowledge of instructional design techniques and experience of applying these to design and develop effective, engaging online course content and assessments. You will be experienced in providing first line technical support together with specialist knowledge of technology enhanced learning, as well as audio/video production and editing, and advanced knowledge of MS Office and HTML.

For an informal conversation please contact Dr Fiona Work

Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered.

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Although this is a full time appointment, applications would be considered for a part-time, job share or secondment appointment.


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