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Learning and Technology Officer

Educational Development

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £37,467 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 09 December 2022
Reference:  0822-365-R

Full-Time, Permanent

Starting Salary is £37,467 per annum inclusive of London Allowance *

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Learning and Technology Officer in the E-Learning Team, Educational Development. Working closely with colleagues across the College, the Team leads the development and delivery of excellent education for Royal Holloway’s students.

Technology enabled learning (TEL) is a rapid area of change at Royal Holloway, and the person fulfilling this role will be a critical part of a small team responsible for supporting e-learning service users; leading and assisting in the development of e-learning services and delivery of projects; and raising the profile of e-learning services and best practice.

The role holder will work with the Head of Educational Development, the Senior Learning & Technology Officer and academic staff, and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of, or capacity in, the following areas:

  • Providing expert leadership and advice to users of Virtual Learning Environments, Lecture Recording Services, Polling Tools, Online Assessment, and other learning technologies
  • Developing academic staff skills in inclusive and accessible learning activities and materials in a university environment
  • Supporting the development of the College’s growing MOOC portfolio
  • Leading and contributing to the development of learning technology, pedagogy and practice-focussed  training events and materials 
  • Evaluating new and upgraded learning technologies
  • Working independently, and in multi-expertise teams, while prioritising work appropriately
  • Communicating complex ideas and explanations clearly and concisely to a range of service users

Experience of working in a learning technology support environment in Higher Education is essential.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The roleholder will be expected to work both remotely and in Egham, Surrey, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Martin King, Senior Learning Technology Officer at

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post.

Please quote the reference: 0822-365-R

Closing Date:   23:59, 9 December 2022

Interview Date: Week beginning 9 January 2023 indicative.

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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