Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Head of Digital Pedagogies


Academic Development Unit

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
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1 Possess a good honours degree in a relevant subject E A/I
2 Recent senior experience of the development of innovative digital pedagogies in a University setting E A/I
3 Experience of the management, development and delivery of digital academic provision E A/I
4 Up to date knowledge and experience of both leading industry and higher education sector digital pedagogies E A/I
5 Significant experience of managing the process of digital course design and delivery E A/I
6 Experience of working with digital services and estates planners for delivery of cutting-edge digital learning E A/I
7 Significant experience of supporting academic staff to develop skills for innovative digital portfolio development and delivery E A/I
8 Excellent technical skills and fully conversant with appropriate industry standard software/professional practices. E A/I
9 The ability to manage, coordinate and deliver complex agendas whilst working to tight deadlines E A/I
10 A methodical approach to tasks with attention to detail and an ability to analyse complex problems and advise on appropriate solutions. E A/I
11 A persuasive communicator including excellent presentation skills, with a political awareness and ability to build and maintain effective corporate relationships. E A/I
12 Good balance between analytical skills and interpersonal skills E A/I
13 Relevant postgraduate qualification and/or membership of a professional body with evidence of on-going professional development D A/I
14 Teaching qualification and/or Fellowship of HEA E A/I

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