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Job id: 090385. Salary: £43,205 - £50,585 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 31 May 2024. Closing date: 24 June 2024.

Business unit: Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sci. Department: NMES Faculty Office.

Contact details: Aggie Molnar. aggie.molnar@kcl.ac.uk

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About us

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Education Team as the Digital Education Manager in the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences (NMES), at King’s College London.

We are a vibrant faculty based in the heart of London with a long tradition of world-leading research and teaching in physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and engineering.

About the role

The Digital Education Manager will support the development and delivery of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) provision within the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences. This will include driving and supporting e-learning innovations which improve the user experience and assisting with the training of academic and professional services staff.

The successful candidate will have a passion for technology enhanced learning and will be able to inspire and drive continuous improvement. The post-holder will act as the main second-line support contact within the Faculty for the College’s virtual learning environment (Moodle), KEATS.

The post-holder will line manage the Senior Digital Education Officer, ensuring that staff are aware of their purpose and engaged with a shared vision for the university and the Faculty.

This is a full-time post, and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

1.      Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.

2.      Experience of managing, developing and supporting the use of VLEs and other learning technologies to enhance teaching and learning.

3.      Proven track record of service delivery across an organisation including planning, implementation and on-going evaluation and development of varied initiatives that enable the effective use of technology enhanced learning.

4.      Experience of designing and delivering training content via workshops, or individually.

5.      Experience of managing strategic projects, including developing innovative solutions and practical implementation of change to enhance the student learning experience.

6.      Excellent task management skills and proven ability to use initiative, prioritise workloads and respond positively to situations arising at short notice.

7.      Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with all stakeholders.

8.      Able to work individually and as part of a team.

Desirable criteria

1.      Experience of line management and creating high performing teams, including motivating staff, performance management and maintaining a positive, proactive culture of continual review and development.

2.      Evidence of continuous professional development.

3.      Strong commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace, with a good understanding and experience of web accessibility guidance.

4.      Membership of relevant professional bodies, e.g. ALT.

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further Information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

Interviews are due to be held during w/c 1st July.

We are able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK