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Learning Design Officer

University of Nottingham Online

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £26,396 to £32,348 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 05 June 2023
Reference:  VCO189523

Are you passionate about learning? Do you know how to apply design thinking to solve problems creatively? Would you like using your skills to help our learners achieve their goals? Then why not apply to be a learning design officer with the University of Nottingham Online (UoNO)?  

The UoNO is a new initiative for the University and one of the key vehicles by which it will achieve its ambition of becoming ‘a university without borders’. Focusing on competency-based learning, UoNO creates the relevant and engaging digital content needed to deliver best-in-class professional and life-long learning courses online.  

UoNO is offering two positions in our content team. As a learning design officer, you will join a small team of experienced digital content developers with a passion for online learning. You will work with the team to help develop UoNO’s learning products, using your skills in the development of learning packages. You will be supported with the time, tools and infrastructure you need to develop your pedagogical and design thinking skills further in a fully online learning context.  

These posts are offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 18.13 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

To apply for the role please submit a short statement (no more than 800 words) setting out how you meet the requirements as set out in the role profile, why you think you are the right person for this position and how you think your work as a learning design officer will enhance the learning experience of our learners at the University of Nottingham Online. Your statement may include links to your learning design portfolio. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Marlies Gration, Head of Content, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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