Senior Digital Learning Technologist (Academic Support Online)


Academic Development and Services
UAL - King's Cross, London UK
Part time
Library and Student Support Services

19 May 2021 22:00

£38,694 – £46,423 per annum (pro rata)

As a member of the UAL-wide Academic Support team within the Library & Student Support Services, the post-holder will be a lead digital learning technologist, contributing significantly to the ongoing management and development of Academic Support Online (ASO).

ASO is the online learning environment for offering Academic Support to students across the University. It is a key enabler for realising the strategy for Academic Support and Library & Student Support Services.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. 

The University of the Arts London is top 2 in the world for Art and Design (QS World University Rankings 2021). This role represents part of a significant strategic investment in Digital Learning across the university, building on vibrant and diverse use of digital technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Collaboration is key to the success of the role, and you will become a member of a lively, university-wide network. You will be working with College teams, with other Academic Support and with digital learning colleagues across the University.


We are looking for a highly engaged person experienced in the design and publishing of online learning – someone who understands and develops current practices and identifies effective approaches to enable student learning through digital environments and online resources.


The successful candidate will have knowledge of relevant web development processes and practices (e.g. HTML/TWIG, CSS/SASS), as well as software packages for web based resource development using Adobe Creative Suite products, MS Packages, Moodle activities, content authoring tools (e.g. Articulate Rise, Adapt), infographics, video, live capture and podcast production.


Educated to degree level and preferably postgraduate level, with work experience in the arts and/or Arts learning in Higher Education, you’ll have particular understand of learning in digital contexts and have contributed to staff training in online resources, virtual learning environments or related skills. You will also be familiar with relevant legislation – including licensing, IP data protection and accessibility standards - monitoring and review activities, and be able to customise learning analytics.


Ensuring an inclusive, supportive, customer-focused environment is vital to you, and you will have an adaptable range of communication skills, enabling you to work collaboratively and build positive professional relationships. You will also be keen to bring up to date expertise and best practice to the continuous development of Academic Support Online.


In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

Please submit your application as soon as possible, as should a sufficient number of applications be received this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date.

If you have any queries you may get in contact with ADS Recruitment at   



UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.