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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£35,333 - £40,931 per year
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35 hours per week
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Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

Glasgow Caledonian University is embarking on a transformational journey to become a technology embedded University delivering digital solutions to underpin our ambitious 2030 Strategy. 

The University is enhancing capacity to support digital learning and this is a new and exciting opportunity to join the Academic Development and Student Learning team and work together to support the transformation to create a digitally-enabled University.  The successful candidate will work at our modern campus, in the heart of the vibrant and welcoming city of Glasgow.

This role will work collaboratively with Academic Schools and Professional Services teams to support digital learning and development across the organisation.

To be successful you will have a passion for the role that digital learning and development plays in supporting transformational change and will understand that this is achieved by partnership working with colleagues and close liaison with academic staff, project management and development teams.

We are looking to appoint a Digital Learning Designer and Facilitator and the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or hold equivalent experience, be able to demonstrate practical experience working in online learning design to create high quality learning courses, experiences and resources using established learning design methodologies appropriate for online learning platforms.   

Your knowledge and understanding of current digital creation tools, such as image editing, screen capture and video editing tools, and of digital learning resources such as Camtasia, storyboarding, Linkedin Learning are essential. You will have experience of facilitating websites and Sharepoint sites for collaborative learning and hybrid working.

You will be experienced in working with others and analysing their learning and development needs to effectively design and facilitate aligned training to users of digital systems, software and resources in a HE or commercial environment in a variety of modes of delivery. You will have excellent training, facilitation and presentation and communication skills.

With an eye for detail you will be experienced and committed to evaluating the effectiveness of digital learning and learning design outputs created and in identifying emerging digital learning requirements across the university.

Interested candidates may email for further discussion John MacMillan, Digital Learning Project and Programmes Manager:


As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).