Learning Designer

Hawthorn, Australia
26 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Create a world class learning experience
  • Salary starting from $85,461 + 17% super
  • 2x full-time, ongoing positions, Hawthorn location

About the job

As one of our Learning Designers, you will be part of a team contributing to the creation of high quality learning experiences for our students. In this role, you will collaborate with our academics, providing them with the tools and resources to create engaging course materials. Your daily responsibilities will include supporting academic staff to deliver their courses effectively, advising on effective and authentic approaches to assessment, designing units and courses, advising on the effective use of educational technologies and participating in quality assurance processes. 

About Swinburne 

Swinburne’s Learning Transformation Unit (LTU) provides professional development and support for teaching staff across all modes of delivery. It focuses on the transformations needed in Swinburne’s learning technologies and teaching practices to meet student needs and contributes to the achievement of the University’s 2025 vision to become a leading university of science, technology and innovation. 

About you

With your collaborative approach, you are passionate about creating positive and engaging learning experiences. You are experienced in unit and/or whole-course design and devising effective and authentic assessments. Possessing hands-on experience using educational technologies, including learning management systems (Canvas preferred), video capture and editing tools, and e-portfolio tools you enjoy delivering a value-add service and coaching to achieve best practice education.

You may be familiar with screencasting and video editing software, web technologies, including HTML, CSS or Javascript, or have a background in creating compelling user experiences with a focus on useability and accessibility. With a quality focus, you are obsessed with ensuring that our course materials are effective in meeting the requirements of a diverse range of learners and teachers. 


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Weekly yoga and pilates classes

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer. 

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter outlining your experience and motivation for the role.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on +613 9214 4856. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au 

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5 pm on Monday 12th November 2018

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