At Arden University we want to make a difference

At Arden University, our vision is to make education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere.

Arden University is undergoing an exciting phase of rapid expansion and significant transformation, developing new programmes, driving an industry-leading learner experience and rolling out our innovative ‘compressed-blended’ full time degrees at several new campus locations across the UK and internationally.

One of our core brand values is ‘Innovation’ and we pride ourselves on the high quality, innovative learning materials and leading pedagogy. We recognise that the pressures of a hectic, modern life often means our students are constrained - by location, cost, and family/caring commitments or simply time. By delivering our degrees, masters and MBAs using a variety of online, classroom and leading edge learning content, we have been able to support a wide range of students to achieve their ambitions and benefit from Higher Education in pursuit of new employment opportunities and career progression.

Current vacancies

Module Authors/Module Developers - now accepting applications

Working from home, on a self-employed part time basis, you will be developing high quality and innovative learning materials across a range of media, managing your time effectively to meet specified deadlines. We are currently seeking module authors who will work closely with our module development team in the creation of modern, high quality on-line learning resources. Arden currently has authoring opportunities at level 0 through to level 7 covering a range of subject areas including:


Healthcare Management,

Psychology,

Criminology,

Law,

Sociology,

Accountancy,

Finance,

Project Management,

Operation Management/Strategy,

HRM,

Data Analytics,

Telecommunications,

IT Security,

Graphic Design,

Cyber Security,

Wireless and Internet Security

Computing


Potential authors should have UK recognised academic qualifications in excess of the level they wish to be considered for, should be able to create materials using software packages such as Prezi, PowerPoint etc., be able to record podcasts, have experience of delivery within the HE sector or significant relevant industry experience. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate experience of developing learning materials for online environments.


Personal Profile


You are likely to have authoring experience and a real passion for delivering excellent and innovative learning resources. You will be able to apply Arden’s pedagogical model to the resources you create and have an appreciation of the learning needs of students. When required you will be able to collaborate with academic colleagues or broader business processes.

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education.


A description of the role is also available here (PDF)


How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply using our short application form here.


For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit www.arden.ac.uk. To arrange an informal call about the role please contact Academic Vacancies on academicvacancies@arden.ac.uk.

Please note that because of the high volume of applications that Arden University receives, we regret that we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.

Blended Learning Tutors (London/Birmingham/Manchester) - now accepting applications

Post Title: Blended Learning Tutors (self-employed and part-time)

Programme of Study: Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Post Responsible to: Director of Programmes

Vacancy: Module tutors (Blended Learning)

Delivering at our London or Birmingham or Manchester campus, you will be tutoring Arden University blended learning students by utilising a range of innovative learning materials and resources. Arden currently has tutoring opportunities at levels 0 through to level 7 covering a range of subject areas including:


Healthcare Management,

Business/MBA,

Computing,

Psychology/Criminology,

Law,

Accountancy and Finance,

Project Management,

IT Security management,

Strategic Marketing,

Tourism,

HRM


Essential Criteria

  • Possession of UK-recognised qualifications (academic and /or professional), equivalent to at least Masters level, relevant to the subject area;
  • Experience of teaching and assessing at Level 4 and above within the UK HE sector;
  • Experience of delivering distance learning products e.g. Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, Google sites;
  • Be able to demonstrate proven teaching excellence.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of developing learning materials for an online environment;
  • A recognised teaching qualification e.g PgCHE;
  • A PhD or working towards one;
  • Ability to attend occasional staff training events,

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply using our short application form here.


For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit www.arden.ac.uk. To arrange an informal call about the role please contact Academic Vacancies on academicvacancies@arden.ac.uk.

Please note that because of the high volume of applications that Arden University receives, we regret that we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.


Distance Learning Tutors - now accepting applications

Post Title: Distance Learning Tutors (self-employed and part-time)

Programme of Study: Access, Undergraduate and Masters/MBA

Post Responsible to: Director of Programmes

Vacancy: Module tutors (Distance Learning)

Working from home, you will be tutoring Arden University distance learning students by utilising a range of innovative learning materials and resources. Arden currently has tutoring opportunities at levels 4 through to level 7 covering a range of subject areas including:


Healthcare Management,

Psychology & Criminology,

Law,

Sociology,

Accountancy and Finance,

Business/MBA,

HRM,

Marketing,

Project Management,

Operation Management/Strategy,

Engineering Management,

Computing,

Data Analytics,

Telecommunications,

IT Security Management

Graphic Design


Essential Criteria

  • Possession of UK-recognised qualifications (academic and /or professional), equivalent to at least Masters level, relevant to the subject area;
  • Experience of teaching and assessing at Level 4 and above within the UK HE sector;
  • Experience of delivering distance learning products e.g. Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, Google sites;
  • Be able to demonstrate proven teaching excellence.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of developing learning materials for an online environment;
  • A recognised teaching qualification e.g PgCHE;
  • A PhD or working towards one;
  • Ability to attend occasional staff training events,

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply using our short application form here.


For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit www.arden.ac.uk. To arrange an informal call about the role please contact Academic Vacancies on academicvacancies@arden.ac.uk.

Please note that because of the high volume of applications that Arden University receives, we regret that we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.

Applications Administrator

About Arden University

At Arden University our vision is to make education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. 2017 is an exciting year for the University as we undergo a significant transformation and development programme, driving an industry-leading learner experience and rolling our innovative ‘compressed-blended’ full time degrees across several new campus locations.

By making our degrees, masters and MBA programmes available through both online distance learning and flexible on-campus ‘blended’ study, we have been able to support students ranging from 18 to 80 years old to achieve their ambitions and benefit from Higher Education.

Vacancy: Applications Administrator

We are currently seeking an Applications Administrator to work as part of our processing team, to process all student applications efficiently and accurately, ensuring compliance with Arden’s admission policies.

You will assess and approve all Arden standard applications, submit non-standard applications to the academic team for approval, and process University partner applications in line with their regulations.

Day to day responsibilities will include updating the CRM with the outcome of the application, reporting on the quality of applications and working closely with the Admissions team to ensure processes are maintained and updated where required.

Personal Profile

You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines. You will also have a proactive attitude to getting things done and strong attention to detail. Excellent communication skills are essential.

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education – please get in touch to receive a fuller job specification at vacancies@arden.ac.uk .

Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows (Two FTE) - Data Analytics

Post Title: Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows (Two FTE)

Programme of Study: Data Analytics

Post Responsible to: Programme Director

Closing Date: 7th June

Salary: £30-35,000 per annum (pro rata if fractional)


As part of Arden's continuing programme development, the University has designed a new suite of programmes with a focus on Data Analytics. To support this development, Arden seeks to recruit two Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows to contribute to the design and delivery of learning resources and to undertake first class research in the area.

Programmes have been designed for relevance to the business world and candidates with backgrounds in either business or computing able to offer support in some of the following areas are welcomed:

Data gathering and design
Web enabled tools for data gathering
Web analytics
Data analytics (SPSS, R, Python)
Advanced database design, software and infrastructure
Data visualisation (dashboard e.g. Tableau)

Essential criteria

  • Hold a recently awarded PhD (within the past 12 months) in a relevant area, or be about to receive such an award.
  • A proven ability to produce high quality reports and publications appropriate to the applicant’s career stage.
  • An awareness of pedagogical issues relating to the development of online learning content.
  • Self-motivation and an ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and IT skills.

Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of teaching and assessment in a UK university.
  • Experience of working with corporate partners.
  • Experience of developing online learning materials.

Note: The role is based at the Coventry site of Arden University, where appropriate home working is permitted. The role is fixed term (until 31 December 2019) and may be full-time or fractional. A willingness to work in any of our UK based locations for short periods is also required.

How to apply

To apply, please send by email a single file in .doc, .docx or pdf format containing the following:

  1. A covering letter, showing how you meet our criteria
  2. Your CV
  3. Name your file using the following format: Name_subject_app.doc (e.g. tireland_Computing_app.doc)

The file should be sent to vacancies@arden.ac.uk.

You can find more information about our data analytics programmes on our website. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ben Silverstone (Programme Lead Computing and Quantitative Business) bsilverstone@arden.ac.uk.

Due to the high volume of applications Arden University receives, we regret that we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.

Junior Marketing Analyst

Job Title: Junior Marketing Analyst

Department: Marketing

Closing Date: 31st May


This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing and innovative company in an entry-level analyst role which offers the chance to become the ‘go to’ analyst for the marketing team, whilst working on a variety of projects.

We are looking for someone who is highly numerically skilled, enjoys working with statistics and data to provide information and ideally has used Google Analytics or similar platforms to produce reports. On the job training is offered so a real enthusiasm for learning and data manipulation is key to this role.

Essential criteria

  • Excellent numeracy and written skills
  • Strong analytical and logical ability - problem solving is very important
  • Curiosity of data and underlying causes of variances
  • High level of accuracy
  • Ability to quickly learn processes and new IT skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • An appreciation of Google Analytics

Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Advanced Excel skills; v-lookups, Pivot tables, database connections and VBA
  • Database knowledge/proficiency; Access & MySQL
  • Proficient in Google Analytics use and certified
  • Excellent information presentation skills
  • Ability to draw out insights
  • Awareness of digital marketing channels e.g. Facebook, Google etc.

How to apply

To apply, please send by email a single file in .doc, .docx or pdf format containing the following:

  1. A covering letter, showing how you meet our criteria
  2. Your CV
  3. Name your file using the following format: Name_subject_app.doc (e.g. tireland_JuniorMarketingAnalyst_app.doc)

Please send your application to Tracey Ireland: vacancies@arden.ac.uk.

If you would like a fuller job description, please email us.

Course Advisor - Manchester (Two positions available)

Job Title: Course Advisor

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive Salary and Performance Bonus

Full-Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 2nd June


About the job

Reporting to the Business Development Director, the Course Advisor has responsibility for advising applicants through all stages of the enrolment process. Throughout the process ensuring compliance with Arden’s admission policies and providing excellent customer service, resulting in the successful recruitment of high calibre students to Arden University study centres in Manchester.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Business Development Director in recruiting new students to Arden University study centres in Manchester in order to meet the annual recruitment target.
  • Be responsible for the recruitment of suitably qualified students on to programmes at Arden University study centres in Manchester.
  • Educate applicants about Arden programmes, offering solutions based on individual needs and motivations. Promote Arden in a positive, passionate and transparent manner.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the programmes available and establish him/herself as an expert.
  • Actively engage with applicants using a variety of mediums, ensuring all communication is documented on the CRM system, clearly detailing all history.
  • Build relationships with applicants, sometimes over an extended period.
  • Achieve target conversion rates for leads received over a given period of time.
  • Develop an advanced understanding of the systems and tools necessary for navigating and managing workflow and pipeline.
  • Achieve Arden call and engagement quality standards.
  • Demonstrate a transparent audit trail for all applicants.
  • Where applicable, assist with engagement coaching/training, helping to raise the standard of calls and sharing of best practice.
  • Demonstrate active involvement in team meetings, offering solutions and ideas to help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the team.

Essential:

  • Experience in a customer advisory or counselling roles
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills

Desirable:

  • Degree level qualification
  • Experience in student recruitment
  • An understanding of Higher Education
  • Experience of using a CRM package



How to apply

To apply, please send by email a single file in .doc, .docx or pdf format containing the following:

  1. A covering letter, showing how you meet our criteria
  2. Your CV
  3. Name your file in the following format: Name_subject_app.doc (e.g. tireland_CourseAdvisor_app.doc)

Please email this file to Tracey Ireland: vacancies@arden.ac.uk

If you would like to find out more information about Arden University and the programmes we offer, please visit arden.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 2nd June 2017.

Interviews will be held week commencing the 5th June 2017.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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