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.

Current Vacancies

Data Analyst (DES internal applicants only)

Do you have a high degree of numeracy and strong analytical skills? Are you experienced in drawing insight from data and passionate about using data visualisation to support evidence-based decision-making? If so, we’d love to hear from you… Apply here.

Lead Instructional Designer (DES internal applicants only)

Do you have proven experience in digital content management and excellent communication and organisational skills? Do you want to work in a fast-paced team that is constantly learning and growing? Apply 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.