Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Instructional Designer


Academic Quality and Development

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]
by *
1 A degree and post-graduate qualification (or a degree and equivalent experience) in a relevant discipline. E A
2 Membership of relevant professional bodies e.g., ALT, Advance HE D A
3 In-depth understanding of social media platforms and scheduling tools D A
4 Evidence of practical application of current pedagogical theory and design in a digital setting E A/I
5 Evidence of development of learning resources for online delivery for staff CPD in the Higher Education Sector E A/I
6 Examples of building resources from storyboard to finished product in a collaborative setting E A/I
7 Awareness of compliance issues, such as copyright and accessibility, relating to the development and use of educational resources E A/I
8 Experience with basic HTML, graphic design, instructional design software, authoring tools, and LTIs E A/I
9 Evidence of developing benchmarks and KPIs and carrying out impact assessments and evaluations related to created resources E A/I
10 Demonstrated understanding of different delivery platforms and methods (web, mobile, podcasts), with an appreciation of the merits and drawbacks of different approaches E A/I
11 Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of colleagues across the university including Digital Services/IT, academics and support staff as well as managers E A/I
12 Current knowledge and experience of quality assurance and quality management issues in HE; and experience of applying this knowledge to their work E A/I
13 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

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