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Assessment Technologist

£36,000 - £37,000

UK / South East

Higher Education Professional Services

Permanent

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Sian Gardiner
020 3962 9900

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Job Description

REF: 16002
Posted: 29 April 2021
Closes: 23 May 2021

Assessment Technologist

Location Flexible

The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the world's largest law schools. With an impressive history dating back to 1876, we employ over 900 staff and have over 14,000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, along with an alumni network in excess of 100,000. We were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. In 2016, we opened our leading Business School, further enhancing our reputation as a full service legal, business and educational training specialist, operating from fourteen campuses throughout the UK, Berlin and Hong Kong.

The University is undergoing a significant curriculum transformational change project, termed the Future Academic Model. As Assessment Technologist you will be an integral part of this cross-institutional transformation.

Reporting to the Head of Media and Technology Enhanced Learning Planning and Production Service Delivery the Assessment Technologist will provide specialist expertise to all University of Law colleagues to develop and use digital assessments (online exams, online portfolios, remote proctoring, text matching software) across all learning modes, including creating effective feedback marking systems and processes. You will lead on developing, building and ensuring quality assurance of digital assessment tools into the University of Law’s virtual learning environment (Blackboard). You will support the enhancement of the curriculum across all programmes and disciplines through digital assessments, including providing training and support for colleagues, leading on information processes and operational documents for each of the campuses and undertaking research, evaluation and impact assessments of digital assessments on the student experience

The successful candidate will have experience of developing and advising on digital assessment tools & marking systems for different modes of delivery within a Higher Education context, working on collaborative transformational projects focusing on staff and student experience. You will possess a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of virtual learning environments and assessment tools. Previous experience of designing and delivering training materials to staff and experience of the evaluation of technologies and systems is essential.

For a confidential discussion and a copy of our detailed candidate briefing pack, please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner at the Management Recruitment Group sian.gardiner@mrgpeople.co.uk or alternatively 020 3962 9900.

Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to. sian.gardiner@mrgpeople.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Sunday 23rd May 2021.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals are currently under-represented within the University - which does not reflect our diverse student body - we would particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates. All appointments will be made on merit.