Senior Learning Designer

Brisbane/North Sydney/Strathfield/Canberra/Ballarat/Melbourne, Australia
28 May 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Jun 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Position can be based at either the Brisbane, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Ballarat or Canberra campus
  • Attractive remuneration package

(ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome. We've also partnered with Blacktown City Council to open a new ACU campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney, in 2021.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) provides leadership in strategy, policy and capacity building, promoting excellence in learning and teaching at ACU.

As the Senior Learning Designer, you will take the lead in the redevelopment of teaching units using a student centred, active learning approach.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Leading small cross-disciplinary teams to drive the design and build of teaching units using proven learning design principles.
  • Providing expert advice to academic staff and LTC colleagues in the design, development and delivery of blended and fully online units.
  • Analysing, designing and reviewing unit structure and learning resources
  • Designing, developing and implementing professional development resources and workshops to support academic staff to apply evidence-based, blended and online teaching strategies.

You will need to have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline with extensive relevant experience
  • Proven experience in the design of student-centred blended and online learning activities and resources
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and developing teaching units using proven learning design principles
  • Evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $115,017- $128,590 pa, including salary component $97,191 - $108,660 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to James Nicholson, Manager, Educational Design on 02 9465 9067.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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Applications Close: Tuesday 9 June 2020

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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