Designer/ Web Content Developer
From £30,000+ DOE
The Institute for
Optimum Nutrition (ION) is one of the UK’s longest established, and most
respected higher education institution and thought leader in nutritional
therapy and lifestyle sciences. This is
an exciting time at the Institute as we look to grow and develop new programmes
and awards and you’ll have the opportunity to join a fun, hard-working,
experienced and nurturing team, and get involved with activities and
developmental projects across the organisation.
At ION we aim to
create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding learning experience, through
sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and
inspiring our students and staff to enrich our communities. Our skilled and
creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section
of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives
and experiences to build our global learning community.
seeking to appoint an Instructional Designer/ Web Content Developer on a
twelve-month fixed term maternity cover contract. This exciting and varied role is at the heart
of all learning and development e-solutions within the Institute and has two
primary remits: 1) to be responsible for the on-going development of the Moodle
virtual learning environment/ learning management system (VLE/ LMS), and 2) to
be the technical lead for some digital infrastructures including lecture
capture/broadcast, website, CRM and eCommerce platforms.
confident working to promote and develop our VLE (Moodle) and other online
platforms to enhance independent learning and wider engagement with the
organisation. If you’re into technology, love using systems and IT in a wide
range of contexts, then this could well be the next role for you.
priorities will include:
- Module production - Supporting
programmes and teaching staff (academics/clinicians) in the design and
development of modules for face-to-face, online distance and blended
- Virtual learning environment maintenance
and support - Maintaining the current virtual learning environment by
providing technical support to users (students and staff).
- Learning design advisory - Advising
academics in relation to enhancing learning and teaching experiences in
- Website administration – Support the
marketing and corporate services staff in the design, development and
maintenance of the main website and eCommerce platform.
- Data administration – Support
marketing and corporate services staff in managing data in the CRM.
- You will be confident in managing
conflicting demands and changing priorities and be able to meet deadlines
- Experienced in a similar role and/or
a qualification in a design related discipline
- Experience of designing resources,
activities and assessment for face-to-face, online distance and blended learners
- Experience of developing modules and
content in a virtual learning environment such as Moodle/Blackboard etc
- Experience of website administration
including some coding.
- You will be experienced in using
Microsoft packages, web and social media
- Good communication and interpersonal
skills will come naturally to you
- You will enjoy working in a team but
also be able to show that when required you can work independently
please submit a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
will remain open until the position is filled.
Entry added by Gareth Pritchard
- Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:12 PM
Last updated - Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:16 PM