We are a private UK University offering blended and online distance learning options, based in the UK with centres across the UK and Germany.
We are an aspirational University with ambitious plans to disrupt the HE sector through our passion for innovation. Having already earnt a reputation for delivering outstanding impact, convenience and relevance to our Graduates and Employers our vision is to become the first choice University for career-focused lifelong learners worldwide.
Arden University’s Digital Learning Team is aiming to develop a new programme targeting at international students in the next 12 months, with a focus on the Chinese speaking population in Asia.
Working with our in-house team, and with our academics your subject matter expertise and online content authoring skills will be key to our success
We are currently seeking academic subject matter experts / online module content authors to work closely with our digital learning team to develop a high-quality on-line learning experience at Level 7 for a new postgraduate management programme to be delivered in Mandarin Chinese, covering a range of subject areas within our Faculty of Business including:
- Corporate Finance & Financial Management
- Financial Accounting
- Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
Working from home, on a self-employed part time basis, you will be developing high quality and innovative learning materials using a range of media, managing your time effectively to meet specified deadlines. After completing the contents, these experts/authors might be invited to assume tutoring roles for the respective modules once the new programme is launched, subject to further review and terms arranged by the Faculty.
Those wishing to apply must have UK recognised academic qualifications in excess of the level you wish to be considered to write for and/or relevant professional experience.
Experience of delivery within the Higher Education (HE) sector is essential. Previous experience as a lecturer or university lecturing experience, particularly in an online or blended learning context, would be highly beneficial.
You will have previous experience in authoring learning resources for the online environment within higher education and have 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. Arden takes a collaborative approach to content creation, therefore your team working, and communication skills should be second to none.
About Arden University
At Arden University our vision is to make education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. It is an exciting period for the University as we continue with our transformation and development programme, driving an industry-leading learner experience and further developing our innovative ‘compressed-blended’ full time degrees across 5 campus locations. We are ambitious in our growth plans, and have just set out our 5 year strategy, which involves developing new courses, expanding into more countries across the globe and continuing to provide our students with a first-class education experience, accessible in a flexible and convenient way.
We are a values driven organisation, and in line with our values of supportiveness, integrity, pioneering spirit, collective energy and empowerment, we want to make sure that each of our study centres is delivering an outstanding student experience that is completely aligned to our brand promise, whilst providing a tailored and personalised experience reflective of the local needs and culture of the student and staff profile. We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our students, supporting them realise their potential. We recognise that the pressures of people’s hectic, modern lives often mean our students are constrained - by location, cost, family/caring commitments or simply time. 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.
This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education.
The candidate must be fully bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese with the ability to compile and synthesise contents from academic and industry sources.
In order to register your interest – click on the apply link and select ‘Academic’ then ‘Developing Online Content – Business (Mandarin)’. You will have the opportunity to submit your CV for consideration.
For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit www.arden.ac.uk.