Associate Director, Education Technologies

Melbourne, Australia
11 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus – Hybrid Working Model

About You

You will be responsible for leading strategy and key initiatives in a broad range of educational technology and digital experiences to drive and facilitate high-quality online and blended experiences for students at RMIT University. This position provides high level strategic advice relating to best practice in digital education and student experience, which directs, crafts and delivers integrative and contemporary approaches to the design, development and delivery of innovative digital experiences and educational ecosystems.

To be successful in this position, you'll have experience in:

  • Leadership of digital education, learning technology ecosystems, digital experience and the digital student experience practice supported by principles of human-centred design.
  • Innovative digital education delivery practices that transform the student experience.
  • Developing and operationalising for strategic growth
  • Evidence-based quality frameworks and standards, and the ability to consult stakeholders on their design, implementation and management as a process of user experience.
  • The management and application of digital practice in various learning environments
  • Leading and directing an outcomes-based and multidisciplinary team effectively using agile approaches.

About the Group

The Education Technologies team is focused on the Education Technologies and User Experience of our Learning Environments (and broader educational environment) at scale. Sitting within the Centre for Educational Innovation and Development (CEID), the team enables and supports other University-wide education initiatives to facilitate transformative Student and Educator experiences, in addition to driving EdTech innovation and sustainability.

To Apply

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

Applications close on 25 August at 11:59 pm.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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