Salary: Grade 9 (£53,353 - £61,823 p.a. depending on experience)
This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
Are you interested in contributing to the leadership of an innovative approach to supporting Curriculum and Learning Design and associated organisational development? Are you committed to supporting teams of staff and students, such as programme teams or project teams, to work collaboratively and creatively to introduce enhanced provision and ways of learning that benefit our students and can be sustained by staff?
The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.
The Lead Development Consultant will be responsible for co-ordinating and implementing the breadth of the OD&PL department’s activities for the Curriculum Redefined initiative.
This activity encompasses provision for curriculum and learning design, organisational and leadership development and enhancements to the associated professional development and recognition opportunities for academic and professional services staff and teams.
You will work closely with the OD&PL Leadership Team to provide a joined-up approach and plan for designing and delivering the department’s contribution to CR. This will include commissioning external expertise and provision to complement in-house design and delivery.
You will provide line management for the OD&PL Academic Development Consultant team aligned with the Learning Design Agency (LDA). The latter is providing the structure for implementing innovation in curriculum and learning design, taking a Design Thinking based approach.
You will work with the LDA Leadership Group, which includes the OD&PL Director of Academic Practice, contributing to the design and delivery of relevant provision and to evaluate the effectiveness of activities.
You will liaise with the Curriculum Redefined Project Management Team and represent OD&PL at relevant project meetings and events.
What we offer in return26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 21.6% of salaryHealth and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
And much more!
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Louise Woodcock, Director of Academic Practice
Closing Date: 09 Jan 2023
Section: Professional & Managerial
Salary: £53,353 to £61,823 p.a.