Assistant Learning Technologist at University of Leicester

Vacancy terms: Full time or job share considered, Permanent

Salary details: Grade 6, £29,619 to £34,308 per annum

Hours per week: 37.5

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About the role

This is a key role in the Education Services team (Digital and Learning Innovation). The Service provides an expert environment in which education design, delivery, and continuous improvement enables delivery of the University’s research-inspired Education Strategy. It brings together quality assurance and enhancement and places equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our approach.

As the Assistant Learning Technologist you will provide advice and support in the use of learning technologies and digital tools, including the creation and delivery of training to academic staff. You will lead on the creation of digital learning objects and resources, under the direction of the Digital and Learning Innovation Manager, ensuring accessibility and inclusivity in design and deployment. You will also be an advocate for the appropriate use of learning technologies to support the design of inclusive programs that meet the expectations and needs of our diverse student body, assisting our Learning Technologists in providing practical advice and guidance on best practice in digital education.

About you

You will be educated to first-degree level (or equivalent) with experience of creating digital learning objectives and using and informing the development of online learning environments. You will have a comprehensive knowledge of the key digital support needs of academic staff and a working knowledge of the key tools in a digital learning environment, such as online learning environments and lecture capture technologies. You will also understand how digital can enhance the delivery of curricula and the student learning experience.

We are looking for someone with excellent IT and digital literacy skills, with an enthusiasm for improving the student learning experience. You will be required to manage your own workload so must be experienced in planning, organizing and problem solving to ensure you can deliver in line with service objectives and customer needs. You will also be a confident communicator and presenter, with experience of designing, delivering and evaluating training.

Associate Fellowship of the HEA would be beneficial.

Additional information

Informal inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Rachel Tunstall (Learning Technologist, Education Services) at Dawn Kemp (Head of Education Services) at

Applications for job share will be considered.

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 14th November 2022.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Changewhich includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the well-being of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.


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