Job Opportunities

Find out what it is like to work at the Digital Education Service and learn about our job opportunities


The University of Leeds provides a diverse, inclusive, fair and open environment that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion, belief, or sexual orientation. The Digital Education Service wholeheartedly mirrors these values and we aim to foster an environment where people feel safe, secure, valued and happy. Supporting personal and professional development is also important to us and we’ve helped many colleagues across the Service develop their potential across a variety of different roles and career opportunities.

The Digital Education Service is proud to be an award-winning and friendly service with an excellent reputation within the Higher Education sector. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking for the chance to lead in your field if you’re passionate about digital education we want to hear from you. Find out more about our jobs below.

Do you work with digital technologies in an educational setting?

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022

Time: 18:00- 19:00

Meet members of the Digital Education Service and hear about exciting new roles at the University of Leeds!  

Hosted by Phil Vincent, Head of Blended Learning, this one-hour session will provide an overview of the Service’s Digital Education Enhancement function with an opportunity to ask questions about a range of vacancies recruiting now at various levels. 

Find out more

Current Vacancies

Faculty Digital Education Manager (Enhancement) (3 roles) – closing date: Monday 30th May

Following recent strategic investment, we are seeking to appoint three new senior managers to provide strategic leadership and management of three cross-Faculty teams: Faculty of Medicine and Health and Faculty of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Faculty of Environment, and Faculty of Arts Humanities and Cultures and Faculty of Social Sciences. Working with the Head of Blended Learning Support and other senior Faculty stakeholders, you will play a leading role in ensuring that all students within the assigned Faculties benefit from an outstanding educational experience, underpinned and enhanced by innovative sector-leading digital resources, pedagogies and technologies. Find out more here.

Learning Technologist (4 roles) – closing date: Monday 30th May

Interested in designing flipped learning experiences and interactive multimedia? Work in one of our faculty-based teams, developing innovative solutions to enhance the learning experience of our students in partnership with academic stakeholders and team members. Find out more here.

Assistant Learning Technologist (8 roles) – closing date: Monday 30th May

Do you have experience in using learning technologies to design creative, high-quality learning experiences? This role will also involve providing trusted front-line support to troubleshoot issues and offer advice, collaborating with others to deliver digital enhancement projects.  Find out more here.

Assistant Digital Learning Developer – closing date Thursday 2nd June

Are you an experienced Digital Learning Developer with knowledge of online learning technologies and platforms? In this role you will work with a diverse team of instructional designers, video production leads, animators and graphic designers to develop, test and deploy professional-standard interactive learning materials using a range of authoring tools. Find out more here.

Meet our people

Simon Vallance
Course Design Manager

Mike Lohr
Lead Animator

Rebecca Russell-Cooper
Production Lead

Why join the University of Leeds

  • 25 days paid holiday every year, and approximately 15.5 days off for bank holidays and days when the University is closed (depending on how many hours you work).
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
  • Sickness benefits, increasing with your length of employment.
  • Participation in the staff review and development scheme.
  • Access to a range of policies promoting work-life balance and flexible working.

The variety of staff benefits ranges from subsidised transport and meals out, to pensions and special offers on shopping.

  • Lifestyle + gives special deals on health, fitness and shopping.
  • Pensions + offers a more effective way of paying into your existing pension scheme.
  • Childcare + saves you tax on childcare costs and gives you use of the University’s own childcare centre.
  • Travel + helps you get to work and back, and also gives some discount on personal travel.