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Employee Development Adviser

Leadership and Management Development

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745
Full Time Fixed Term (until 31/07/2023)
Closing Date:  Thursday 18 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1927322DD


  • Are you passionate about developing others?
  • Are you experienced in developing innovative eLearning and multimedia training interventions?
  • Do you want to make a difference to those you work with?

If so; we are looking for an experienced learning and development professional with significant practical experience of successfully designing and delivering engaging, practical and cost-effective multimedia learning and development solutions.   This role is full time, fixed term until 31 July 2023.

About Us

The University of Southampton sits within the top 1% of Universities worldwide and our mission is to change the world for the better. 

Our people are our University; they are at the heart of everything we do and the impact we make on a local to global scale.  It is our people that drive our successes and one of our key priorities is supporting and developing them to be the best they can be. 

About the role

It is an exciting time to join our team and be one of seven Employee Development Advisers all delivering and designing training that supports the development of our staff at the University. 

You will design training interventions, facilitate  a range of development activities and workshops, some may be face to face. Working collaboratively with other team members you will provide guidance and share best practice enhancing their knowledge of eLearning and multimedia solutions.

About You

You will be experienced at facilitating online and face to face workshops and, have proven experience of developing interactive online learning through eLearning and other multimedia solutions. 

Your flexible style and “can do attitude” will enable you to build relationships quickly with internal stakeholders to; understand their requirements, recommend the most appropriate intervention, and develop innovative, effective, and accessible learning solutions that meets the needs of a diverse community.

What we can offer you

This role is based at our lively Highfield campus, although your time will be split between working remotely from home and catching up with colleagues on campus. We offer a great benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance of 44 days (comprising of 30 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 6 University Closure days), subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers. 

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability, and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce.  We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education and other underrepresented groups.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact Sarah Marshall at  or Stephanie Semmence at 

How to apply

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Holly Shergold (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1927322DD on all correspondence

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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