Digital Skills Development Advisor

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Mar 2023

School/Department: IT Services
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period: For email 2 Years
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £26,860 to £30,513 per annum with potential progression to £37,701 per annum.
Apply by: 23/03/2023

Role Description

About the Role

Contributing to the success of digital transformation and underpinning the IT strategy, this new specialist role within the IT Training team has a focus on assessing the confidence and competence of the University community in their use of digital tools, determining effective solutions to grow and retain these skills, developing appropriate training and interventions to address identified gaps and building a resource hub on SharePoint 365.

About You

Professionally qualified or with substantial relevant experience, you will have demonstrable knowledge of full cycle training processes, working independently and as part of a team to create training content, deliver training, and create support resources accessible to all. With proven communication and organisation skills you will plan and run successful digital awareness campaigns and skills assessment sessions suitable for staff at all levels, as well as our students, and use your analytical skills to interpret results and offer solutions. You will use your knowledge and experience of SharePoint 365 to build the Digital Skills Hub.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

IT Services is a university-wide Professional Service Unit with a remit to provide a full-service digital IT systems and computing capability in support of the strategic priorities for research, education, and administration.  The University’s business relies critically on IT systems and services (IT infrastructure, information systems, security, and service/support).  

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients, and partners.                                    

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Alison Waters, IT Training - Team Leader on (T): 01234 752948 or (E):

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: . Please quote reference number 4455.

Interviews to be held: 06 April 2023

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