Deputy Head of Technology Enhanced Learning and Digital Capability

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University of Hertfordshire

Post Title Deputy Head of Technology Enhanced Learning & Digital Capability 

SBU/Department: Office of the Vice Chancellor/Learning & Teaching Innovation Centre

FTE: 1 fte (working 37 hours per week)  

Duration of Contract: Permanent 

Salary: UH9 £56,021pa to £63,029pa with potential to progress to £66,857pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience  

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year  

Location: De Havilland Campus, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

As the Deputy Head, you will play a significant role in delivering on the University’s strategic plans relating to blended and flexible education that transforms lives. You will provide leadership on initiatives that support the adoption of technologies to enhance learning teaching and assessment and raise the digital capabilities of our staff and student community.  In doing so, you will promote a culture of digital transformation and help to strengthen our reputation as a modern forward-thinking institution that is invested in its staff and produces graduates that are future ready.

Skills and experience required

You will bring experience of leading technology enhanced learning and/or digital capability initiatives, preferably in an educational setting. Your background will include leadership in change initiatives, working with stakeholders, communications planning, and the creation of training and development opportunities. You will also be experienced in data collection, project evaluation, report writing and presenting to senior management. As an experienced manager, you will be adept in positively influencing others, encouraging elevated levels of performance, and an advocate for continuing professional development.

Qualifications required

You will have a post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject (Education, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science) or substantial proven experience of doing a similar job. A recognised qualification in training and/or learning and teaching and a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (also known as Advance HE) is also desirable.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Jonathan Meere, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning and Digital Capability, Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre. Email: [email protected] 

Closing Date: 07 December 2023

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 055275

Date advert placed: 15 November 2023

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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