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Walter Bower House, KY16 0US
£30,487 - £36,024 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week
Work From Home:

The Organisational Staff Development Services (OSDS) team support the delivery of the University Strategy, drive organisational progress and support the aspirations of staff. OSDS provide a comprehensive range of activities and opportunities to support all staff in professional, research and academia development pathways.

OSDS are looking for an experienced individual to design, develop and deliver engaging learning activities, including in-person delivery, online delivery, facilitation, digital content and large-scale events.

This is a part time position, working 21.75 hours per week (0.6 FTE), on a standard contract.

The role holder will work with the developers, administrators and Head of Unit to provide a pro-active and professional support service.

The role holder will support the staff training calendar, the promotion and organisation of events, the use and curation of LinkedIn Learning and other E-Learning design and delivery. Contribute to the delivery of a wide range of varied projects, partnering work and the gathering of key information and statistics for reporting. Liaise with other units and schools and external training suppliers utilising their specialist knowledge to enhance our programmes and development pathways.

The role holder will have excellent communication, organisational, and administrative skills. Be flexible, a strong team player and able to work on own initiative. Be organised and prioritise workload in a busy and fast-paced environment. Be collegial, and discrete with an ability to work with confidential information.

Enthusiasm and drive to provide impactful evidence-based quality L&D activities are critical parts of this role.

The successful applicant will be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject area, verbal and written English will be excellent with an engaging delivery style. Evidence based design of events and programmes as well as previous experience of delivering is advantageous. You will have a good knowledge of Microsoft packages, including MSTeams, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience of working in a training and development environment is desirable as is LMS, E-Learning Design & Digital Content Creation.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

· Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays

· Membership of the S&LAS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions

· A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies

· Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services

· Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel

· Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to

Whilst hybrid working arrangements are in place, it is expected that the successful candidate will need to be onsite a minimum of 50% of their working hours. This arrangement will be subject to review.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Claire Wall,, Tel: 01334 467198.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on

This post will/may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: 10 January 2024 at 11:30am (Please note the early closing time)

Interview Date: 22 and 23 January 2024

Please submit your covering letter and CV to, or apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.

Please quote ref: CG1339R1NB

Further Particulars: CG1339R1NB FPs.doc