Learning Technologist

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Reference: LT/AB18072019

Do you enjoy problem solving?

Do you have a passion for quality standards within your work?

Then this role is for you!

Job Summary:

This person is responsible for the Development and/or Evaluation of courses across learning environments, as well as the implementation and management of course queries from internal stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reports into a Lead Learning Technology Specialist

  • Development of new and existing online courses across learning environments, and University partners

  • Liaise with Learning Designers to ensure the technical solutions implemented across courses meets the learning objectives as outlined in the Learning Design Plan

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of business systems and process thinking

  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS

  • Adhere to course development quality standards (benchmarking)

  • Management and implementation of all Learning Technology Course Query tasks

  • Receiving, assigning, and executing course queries that require content changes/updates

  • Analysing and identifying ways to improve the process

  • Advanced understanding and use of Moodle learning management system

  • In-depth knowledge of activity and resource settings

  • Detailed knowledge of the gradebook and calendar settings

  • Basic knowledge of site-wide settings

  • Set and adhere to course development quality standards (benchmarking and QA)

More about our role:

  • 2U is a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and you will be expected to keep up with minimal support

  • Teamwork is critical to achieving success in this role. You will need to establish strong relationships with leaders across the division and within your own team

  • The team uses an agile approach to capacity planning, and as such, the team member must have a strong commitment to personal time management, especially with regards to meeting deadlines

Join our Cape Town team

2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, is a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Our Cape Town office is the homebase of operations for our short course product, GetSmarter, which was acquired by 2U in 2017.

The Systems and Technology team is responsible for all information systems supporting business processes, and  the greater company infrastructure to support staff and product offerings.

Systems & Tech is made up of the following Departments:

  • Business Systems

  • Engineering (Software Development)

  • Web Infrastructure (Devops)

  • Cyber Security

  • Data Systems

  • Data Analytics

  • Internal Infrastructure