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Learning Design Manager

Library & Learning Services

Location:  Ormskirk/UK
Salary:  £42,155 to £47,423 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 19 August 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 02 September 2022
Reference:  EHA2276-0822

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Learning Design Manager to join the Digital Learning Team within Learning Services. You will work alongside colleagues across the University in the development of a broad range of blended and online programmes across our postgraduate and emerging international provision.

You will lead the development of best practice guidance in the design and development of high quality blended and online course provision, making the best use of digital learning technologies to support future developments in relation to an increasingly diversified academic portfolio.

About You

As a Learning Design Manager, you will be able to provide leadership in the development and delivery of the University’s online and blended provision. You can act as a consultant to academic programme leaders to support with the design and development of high quality, interactive, media rich course content suitable for blended and online delivery through the application of sound pedagogic principles. You are confident to collaborate with external partners and internal stakeholders to support departments and Professional Services to remove barriers and develop effective processes to ensure the provision's health, quality, and scale.

You demonstrate good analytical and practical problem-solving skills including the ability to manage multiple work strands and projects. You can work effectively under pressure and demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and initiative. You have an exceptional results and delivery track record, evidence of setting and achieving clear and challenging performance goals.


You will benefit from 26 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday inclusive of University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

 For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Scott Farrow, Head of Digital Learning Technologies at 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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