Education Design Support Officer

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $79,717 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation
05 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time continuing position, three days a week (0.6FTE)
  • Utilise your great tech skills to create quality website and learning resources
  • Base Salary $79,717 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine and Health, Education Innovation & Design team is seeking a talented Education Design Support Officer to join the team. The Education Design Support Officer will work within a strong, supportive team to support education innovation in the faculty.

The Education Design Support Officer will partner with the Education Designers and academic and teaching staff in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, to provide learning design solutions and that will bring to life course content and ensure excellent student learning experiences.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide strong technical knowledge, learning design and operational support to teaching staff across the Faculty
  • work in close collaboration with Education Designers, academic staff, and inter-faculty teams to develop innovative online educational and assessment resources
  • create, develop, test, and implement educational resources for use by staff and students teaching and learning in remote, hybrid and blended education settings
  • providing practical solutions for common challenges in learning websites and in a range of education technology platforms (Canvas, ECHO360, Zoom, SRES) to ensure excellent student learning experiences
  • develop innovative online rich-media resources in close collaboration with academic and teaching staff.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate strong skills in technical troubleshooting, and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement
  • demonstrate your LMS (learning management system) design skills, and familiarity with basic HTML and CSS
  • showcase your skills in developing rich media and video-based learning content with the capacity to learn software (H5P, Articulate, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • demonstrate effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • use your excellent time and workload management skills and demonstrate the ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines
  • possess working knowledge of University policies and procedures and administrative processes within a tertiary environment.

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Applications Close

Sunday 21 August 2022 11:59 PM

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