Falmouth University is the number one ranked Arts University in the UK, in the Sunday Times University Guide, the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University league table. For more than a hundred years we have been on a journey from School of Art to a modern creative innovation hub.
Our success in the league tables has been built on a reputation for excellence established over decades. Today, it is our unique approach to Higher Education that sets us apart. By responding to the growth of the creative industries, with a course portfolio that is flexible and aligned to the real world, we have increased our student numbers by more than 30% in two years.
Our number one strategic objective to 2020 is to get our graduates great jobs and 97% of our alumni are in work or further study 6 months after they leave us.
You will be responsible for the development and delivery of our online postgraduate degree in Advertising & Marketing. The nature of the course provides the successful candidate with the flexibility of working remotely off campus.
Please note that applicants must be available to start in post from approximately the beginning of April 2017.
The course launched in September 2016 and is one of five online post-graduate courses developed with our partner CEG Digital. Delivered through a virtual learning environment, Canvas, this part-time course is designed for early career starters in both Advertising & Marketing, who seek the opportunity to accelerate their career path and performance. The course aims to deliver a contemporary understanding of the role of advertising within the broader context of marketing and consumer culture.
Modules include: Principles of Marketing & Brand Strategy; Communication Strategy & Creative development; Media Strategy & Channels; Agency Practice & Management Theory, plus the Major projects, which will provide students with the opportunity to investigate a negotiated personal proposal.
As Course Coordinator you will lead the academic development of the course, drawing upon your significant industry knowledge, strong networks and commitment to deliver an excellent learning experience for the students. You will be a dynamic academic and/or a practicing industry professional, with the leadership skills to line manage Lecturers, supporting them to develop content and ensuring quality procedures are adhered to.
Your application will demonstrate an experience in online learning delivery or an understanding of the unique opportunities that digital pedagogy offers a student.
You will be confident in delivering engaging lecture content in video format (supported by our CEG partners) and developing supporting academic discussion points, online activities and suitable assignments, drawn from your experience and knowledge of the subject.
You will have the ability to work collaboratively, working closely with both external partners and internal services in order to meet deadlines for delivering academic content.
In addition to the broader responsibilities of course co-ordination, you will develop and lead 3 specific 15 week modules: Communication Strategy & Creative Development; Agency Practice & Management and The Major Projects module.
In return for your hard work and commitment we offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, pension scheme, childcare vouchers and training and development courses.
How to apply
The closing date for this position is 28 February 2017. Please note we are unable to accept applications after the closing date.
Interviews will be held the week beginning 6 March 2017.