Learning Technologist

Business School

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 15th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £38,614 - £47,373
  • REF: BUS00335
  • Closes: 28th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

Due to the continuing expansion of online and blended degree programmes, we are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated individual to assist us in providing high-quality and professional learning technology support to Imperial College Business School.

This is an exciting and challenging position, offering the right candidate the opportunity to help enhance teaching and improve the student experience. We strive to be innovative and excellent at what we do so you will need to be thoroughly acquainted with current trends in online learning design and how these trends can be implemented. Most importantly, you will share our enthusiasm for online learning and our belief that technology can enhance education.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Online Learning Developer, you will identify, evaluate, recommend and implement appropriate technologies to assist in the effective delivery of multi-modal, blended and online teaching. You will act as a central point of contact, supporting faculty to utilise technology and advise on devices and software best suited to their teaching needs. An awareness of the issues influencing learning and teaching within Higher Education is essential, as is the ability to anticipate teaching requirements and deliver reliable tech solutions.

In parallel, you will also be responsible for the development, maintenance and quality assurance of all online learning content on the digital learning platform, ensuring all developed content meets expected requirements and delivery runs smoothly. You will deliver platform training across the School and provide technical support in person, via email or helpdesk software. You will also liaise directly with the platform providers, logging recommendations, reporting bugs and testing new features.

The Imperial College Business School is committed to innovation in the use of learning technologies on its programmes and all modules taught at the school now have an online component. The School is expanding rapidly, and we offer a fast-paced and stimulating working environment and a positive and inclusive work-place culture.

More detailed information on the role and the type of person we are looking for can be found in the person specification.

Essential requirements

    • Demonstrable interest and enthusiasm for the use of technology in education


    • Experience of working on e-Learning projects and delivering successful outcomes


    • Experience of working with academic staff to design, develop, test and evaluate e-Learning resources


    • Knowledge of and experience with CSS, HTML and other web development technologies and related tools


  • Exceptional interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.

Further information

Informal enquiries can be made to Phil Tulip, Senior Online Learning Developer, Edtech Lab.

Email: p.tulip@imperial.ac.uk

Priority consideration will be given to Imperial College staff at risk of redundancy.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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