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Senior Learning Technologist

Associate PVC Learning & Teaching

Location:  Aston University John Cadbury House
Salary:  £37,099 to £41,732 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 28 April 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0891-23
Release Date:  Thursday 28 March 2024

The Education Department is seeking to recruit individuals who have a genuine passion and strong track record in the enhancement and innovation of learning, teaching and assessment in a higher education setting.  It is an exciting time to join the University as it supports the new 2030 Strategy.

The University’s commitment to providing all learners with a high-quality, ‘best in class’ academic student experience is signified by its investment in these important new roles.  Digital pedagogies, authentic assessment and blended and hybrid models of delivery and assessment are key areas of focus for these posts, and successful candidates will be able to evidence their knowledge, understanding and expertise in these areas.  Joining existing Academic Practice and Technology-Enhanced Learning teams within the University’s central Education Department, this new role will contribute to the realisation of Aston’s vision for learning and teaching. 

You will have: 

  • A strong track record of administering and providing effective technical support for a virtual learning environment within an FE/HE setting.
  • Evidence of providing effective and efficient technical support for lecture recording systems/platforms.
  • Provided quality technical support for other digital systems/platforms including learner analytics systems.
  • Experience in investigating and evaluating emerging technologies and innovations, especially in the area of online and blended learning and effectively communicating those opportunities to the rest of the team/department/University.

What we offer

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University Closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here 

For an informal discussion or any queries about this post, please contact Andrew Beddoe at

Further details:    Job Description     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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