Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location: Ningbo
Salary: 169968 RMB to 239159 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date: Thursday 11 July 2024
Reference: 183774

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is seeking to recruit a Learning Technology Consultant

Your Responsibility

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Align and embed different educational technologies in the teaching environment while closely collaborating with learning and teaching representatives within the faculties and catering for the technical and pedagogical needs of key stakeholders;
  • Deliver digital learning support services: plan, manage and deliver support for technology enhanced learning, including supporting the evaluation/testing of new and emerging learning support systems and services;
  • Identify needs for support and technologies; procure, pilot, roll-out and scale digital solutions;
  • Design, organise and deliver a wide range of technical and pedagogical staff development workshops;
  • Design, organise and deliver student digital literacy skills sessions;
  • Introducing and championing best digital learning, teaching and assessment practice;
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, new initiatives and latest trends within the HE and digital learning sector and its impact on learning and teaching as a whole, including making appropriate recommendations where relevant;
  • Contribute to a successful team environment by sharing ideas, opinions, suggestions for changes and improvements;
  • Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the line manager and Library management;
  • Contribute to Library projects, meetings and events as required within the scope of the role.
  • Build acceptance of and promote digital teaching and learning solutions among stakeholders;
  • Maintain and develop relationships;
  • Build sustainable and long-lasting working relationships within the Library, CELE, the faculties, professional services supporting academic and teaching staff at all levels;
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the UK and Malaysia campuses with a focus on sharing best practice;
  • Manage the partnership with learning technology vendors with am emphasis on creating best value for money for the university and stakeholders.
  • Direct and lead learning technology projects;
  • Steer the scope and shape of work, ensuring cross departmental links are made, and that resources are prioritised in line with the Library priorities, Campus Development Plan, KPIs and other strategies;
  • Oversee the management of all aspects of the project lifecycle including planning, benefits realisation and closure;
  • Business case development and initiation;
  • Facilitating the agreement of project/programme scope and success criteria.

About You

  • Bachelor Degree 
  • Track record of CPD activities
  • At least one year or more relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of audio/video, digital learning pedagogies and their application in HE
  • Experience of working with or supporting academics in HE to promote and support digital learning tools
  • Experience in design and development of learning resources
  • Experience in designing and delivering staff and student skills and development workshops
  • Experience supporting/working with an LMS and online assessments
  • Experience of planning and managing educational technology projects
  • Experience of working across organisational boundaries
  • Experience of working with colleagues from a range of professional and cultural backgrounds
  • Understanding of student digital skills development
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to organise one’s own work and work independently without supervision
  • Enthusiastic and proactive ‘can do’ approach
  • Team player and willingness to be flexible and adaptable
  • Customer-focused attitude
  • Ability to take charge of one’s own CPD
  • Ability to work to deadlines and deal with unforeseen issues and changing circumstances
  • Organisational, planning, prioritisation and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and creative solutions to problems

About Us

Join a unique British University in China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 9,000 in just 20 years.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

This is a regular post that you will be offered a fixed term contract initially of 3 years with a probation of 6 months with University of Nottingham Ningbo China. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential.

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system before 11 July 2024. Only on-line applications made at (http://jobs.nottingham.edu.cn) will be accepted. Referees will be contacted prior to interview and interviews will take place in Ningbo China.


If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Equality and Diversity

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age*, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction.

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