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Systems Developer

Information Services

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  £34,804 to £39,152 per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 28 June 2021
Reference:  KW-427

Harper Adams University is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic person to provide professional expertise and technical skills in the development, enhancement and maintenance of the institution's Student delivery platforms.

The new Systems Developer within Learning & Academic Administration Systems focus will be part of a small team which provides professional expertise and technical skills in the integration and interoperability of new and existing technology-enhanced learning solutions with a range of existing institutional services.

They will enjoy liaising with a range of stakeholders to help facilitate the enhancement of learning     and teaching activities with learning technologies.

Key qualifications, skills and experience required for this role are:

  • Experience with E-Learning systems, preferably Moodle 
  • Experience in managing database platforms, producing reports and designing data­ driven applications 
  • Experience using a variety of scripting and/or programming languages, including but not limited to PHP 

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Kim Wolstencroft on   07891101913

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Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education Institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector.

With 2800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange

Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. Its current graduate employment rate is 98% (the joint top rating in England) and student satisfaction stands at 93% (National Student Survey 2017).

Harper Adams is ranked as the UK’s Best Modern University by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018; was named University of the Year in the 2016 and 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards and holds a Gold (highest level) award from the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

In 2018 Harper Adams University will receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, part of the UK honours system.

Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”. 



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