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Location : Bindura 

Closing date : 2 January 2023 

Bindura University Of Science Education (BUSE)

Vacancy : Learning Technologist 

The role of Learning Technologist is critical to delivering the University’s digital education strategic imperatives and will lead a team of junior Learning Technologists to engage with colleagues across the University to nurture, grow and embed effective digital education techniques across the curriculum. The role holder will bring a coordinated and proactive approach to the support and enhancement of, and innovation in, digital education and engagement in furtherance of the University’s strategic agendas.

Job Purpose

  • To advise and support staff in the implementation of the digital education strategies;
  • To promote good practice and facilitate innovation in all aspects of the delivery of digital education, including programme design, materials development and quality assurance;
  • To research and advise upon the implementation of appropriate technologies for education;
  • To work collaboratively with other members of the University on a range of institutional initiatives in support of the University’s educational strategies and plans;
  • To support academic staff in the effective use of technologies and social media for education and student engagement;

Learning Technologist Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a Postgraduate qualification or professional Certification in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related area and equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • An Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Education with Technology or a related area;
  • At least two (2) years of experience in education with exposure to training/teaching, Technology Integration, or Pedagogical Analysis;
  • Experience of supporting colleagues (with a wide variety of experience) in adopting new technologies to support their aims and activities is a must;
  • Proven effective use of a virtual learning environment and/or Content Management Systems, such as Moodle, Sakai, or Blackboard; and content authoring software such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of, and support the University’s vision for, digital education responding to the needs and expectations of staff and students;
  • Devise and undertake projects to extend and enhance the physical campus and virtual learning spaces through the use of technology;
  • Support the use of different technologies for education through the delivery of workshops, production of guides, and one-to-one staff mentoring and support;
  • Promote and support the development of emerging education practice among teaching staff;
  • Contribute to the development and teaching of digital education strategies within courses and learning materials for both staff and students;
  • Enhance the quality, accessibility, and diversity of material on the learning management system and other online platforms through the creation, use and re-use of digital resources;
  • Support and develop the effective use of the learning management system (MOODLE) for staff and students, including remote learning, peer-assisted learning, assessment and feedback, and student engagement;
  • Support for the broader suite of digital education technologies, as part of an integrated digital education ecosystem and enhanced student learning experience;
  • Disseminate and discuss best practice through social media, blogging, workshops and other appropriate media;
  • Investigate the staff and student experience in order to inform the development of best practice regarding digital student education and engagement, including assessment and feedback;
  • Communicate the experiences and outcomes of research into digital education at the University, through social networks, external conferences, internal workshops, talks, etc;
  • Lead a team of Digital Education experts to support the aims of the University, including organizing team workloads and ensuring operational effectiveness;
  • Line management including staff development and appraisals;
  • Any other duties as assigned.

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.



Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar-Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 2 January 2023. 

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9 

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