Lead Learning Designer (JB)DurbanMarket RelatedManagement of the Programme Development unit at Head office.To ensure that new academic programmes, which are of high demand within a specific target market is designed and study guides are developer across all higher education brands.
Main Purpose of the Job : It is the duty of the manager of the Programme Development unit to manage their team with effective leadership, mentorship and correct development processes for new qualifications and short learning programmes for all higher education brands.
The manager will ensure that all project management procedures are followed correctly with proper planning, coordination and control of all production, evaluation and distribution officers and external independent contractors and companies that create content for the brand.
Educational Requirements : Minimum 4 years working experience within the field of Tertiary EducationWorking experience in teaching and learning / academic administration / project management / short learning programmesExperience in programme planning / curriculum design and management of academic contents for higher education institutionsHonours Degree of recognize equivalentExperience in assessment of plagiarismDemonstrated experience developing online and hard copy study materials to meet design requirementsProject management skillsExperience of workflow processes and policiesExperience in working with academics in Higher education environmentDuties and Responsibilities : Project management of the design and development of all new higher education programmes and or short learning programmes through the group, with working in collaboration with brand staff members.
Provide academic support, guidance and leadership to the Programme development unit and management of all programme projectsAssist in the recruitment, select, and work in collaboration with subject matter experts and content creation companies as authors, moderators, editors, and curriculum designers for the development of learning materialsIntegrate principles of teaching and learning to guide the development of highly engaging and effective online modulesTo ensure that content is created and aligned to the institutional templates and policies and implement strategies to develop appropriate online content for existing (face to face / Contact)Generate feedback from academics on the efficacy and suitability of academic material.
Research and benchmarking on existing and new academic programmesManage the QA process of new programme design and development and coordinate the various stages in the creation of academic material