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Educational Adviser (E-Learning)

Student and Academic Services
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
31,076 - 38,183 a year
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Role Description

This is an open-ended post in the Academic Support Office’s E-Learning Development Team, to support departments in the development of their degree programmes, with a particular focus on the adoption of e-learning technologies, providing guidance, training and support to academic staff.  This will contribute to the implementation and embedding of the York Pedagogy across all taught programmes. The post-holder will also contribute more widely to learning enhancement activities across the University, working with other Academic Support Office teams and with academic and central service staff. 

You will have a good honours degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of the national learning and teaching agenda as well as knowledge of learning enhancement issues in Higher Education. You will also have an understanding of academic culture relevant to a UK research-intensive university and its implications for supporting learning and teaching. You will have an awareness of e-learning standards and accessibility, disability, copyright and licensing legislation for e-learning.

You will have excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to deliver engaging presentations and workshops, and to provide a professional advice on pedagogic and technical issues clearly to staff at all levels of technical and academic knowledge. You will also have excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

You will have experience of the successful use of learning technology in Higher Education as an educator or in a professional support role. You will also have experience of teaching or of supporting teaching and learning in Higher Education. You will have a commitment to addressing teaching and learning needs and effecting change. You will be a self-starter, well organised and willing to take the initiative.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Richard Walker, Head of the E-Learning Development Team ( , 01904 321138) or HR Recruitment (email: 

Salary will be £31,076 - £38,183 a year and the post is available full time on an open contract.  The salary will be on the Grade 6 scale, and it is normally expected that the starting salary will be towards the lower end of this scale.

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