Digital Learning Designer (Graduate Intern)

York St John University

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Department: Innovation & Technology Services
Location: Agile

£22,214 to £23,144
per annum
Contract Duration: 1 Year
Closing Date: Sunday 31 December 2023 at midnight
Interview Date:
Wednesday 17 January 2024
Reference: 251-23

Full time fixed term

Location: York

Salary: £22,214 to £23,144 per annum

This is a Graduate Intern opportunity and is open to York St John University students who have completed a Degree within the last year only.

York St John University is an ambitious, growing university based right in the centre of the lovely, historic city of York. We are proud of our community and we provide a great environment to work in for our students and staff.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate with strong multimedia creation and editing skills to join our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Team.

You will play a key part in inspiring learning, through developing high quality online learning content and support materials, utilising instructional design principles. You will work closely with the TEL Team to and in liaison with academic staff and professional services, to create learning experiences within a clear, consistent, easy to use format in the online learning environment.

Key Requirements

We are looking for someone who is a skilled written and visual communicator, well organised, has strong multimedia creation and editing skills, attention to detail, and will approach the role with enthusiasm. The requirements include but are not limited to:                                            

  • Produce accessible and engaging online video and media resources using a range of software and elearning authoring tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Camtasia).                       
  • Manage, set up and support the use of audio-visual equipment for capturing high-quality learning and teaching content, and advise on all production aspects of online multimedia content. 
  • Act as first-line support for staff queries relating to content creation and instructional design.                         
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of accessible training guides/FAQs/blog posts/screencast tutorials related to the post. 

Additional Information

If you require any further information regarding this role, please contact [email protected] .

Unfortunately this role is not eligible for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship however we welcome your application if you are able to evidence right to work in the UK via an alternative route.

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact [email protected].  Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point  in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements. 

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Our benefits package

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including – 

– Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period

– Pension scheme

– Health Cash Plan after six months service

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Relocation expenses package for certain roles

– Visa loan scheme

Further information about life at YSJ

Read more about our culture, inclusive community, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.  

The latest news, views and stories from our staff and students can be found here.  

We are committed to managing and reducing our environmental impact and to promoting sustainable development wherever we can, read more here.

Closing Date –
Sunday 31 December 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date –
Wednesday 17 January 2024

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