Head, Digital Learning Transformations

Townsville, Australia
Monday, 4 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 1 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

James Cook University (JCU) is committed to creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. To advance our transformation of digital learning, we now have a full time, fixed-term opportunity to 31 December 2024 for a Head, Digital Learning Transformations based at JCU Townsville.

As part of JCU’s Academic Plan 2018-2022, a priority project to explore digital innovations and integrations for an enhanced student experience, and to establish student-centred, dynamic and engaging learning experiences for diverse students in virtual learning environments has commenced. With a distinct focus on creating a digital learning future, the project will enable the University to meet our objective of making a difference to learning and life in the Tropics.

What you can achieve

Play a key strategic role in digital learning by leading the design, implementation, training and ongoing refinement of JCU’s approach to digital and blended learning and technology integration. Leading a team of dedicated digital transformation academics and professionals whilst building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, partners and vendors, you will optimise opportunities to leverage innovation.

Through the alignment of operations, strategy, policies and procedures, you will model a scholarly approach to learning and teaching whilst actively engaging with grant opportunities.

What you will bring

Your experience in strategic development, management and operation of digital learning coupled with doctoral qualifications and research experience will be imperative to your success. With an ability to develop beneficial relationships and a demonstrated record of excellence and achievement as a teaching practitioner and scholar, and manager, you will make a tangible difference to this integral area of our University both now and into the future.

Why JCU?

Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focusing on the Tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region. We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave with attractive options for salary packaging
  • on-campus shopping, cafes and childcare (Townsville)

If you are  looking to contribute to leading our University in digital learning, innovations and integrations please obtain further information and apply via the JCU website by clicking ‘apply for this job’ below.

Classification: Academic Level D
Contract: Fixed-term, Full-Time to December 2024
Salary: $136,928 - $150,462 + 17% superannuation