Digital Learning Designer, BEL+T

Melbourne, Australia
$77,171 – $104,717 p.a. plus 17% super
21 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning
Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (ABP)

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning is the leading educational and research institution in the Asia-Pacific region addressing the design and realisation of inhabited environments. The Faculty actively seeks to extend the linkages between education, research and practice in the built environment, and maintains excellent and extensive relationships with members of the built environment professions, government, professional associations and the wider community.

The Faculty has built strong research foundations by valuing and developing its people, rewarding excellence, and fostering a culture of enquiry, creativity and outstanding scholarship.

More information about ABP / MSD can be found at:

About the Role

This is a great opportunity to apply digital learning design expertise alongside creative approaches to pedagogy. It will draw on a thorough understanding of digital platforms, tools and data for learning, and contribute to a program of innovative subject and teaching practice development. This fixed-term academic position will support the delivery of related BEL+T projects, including through the BEL+T site and its updates. Documented approaches will build upon previous work by the group, and by faculty colleagues through Flexible Academic Programming and Learning and Teaching Initiative grants etc. Outcomes will be transferrable to other subjects across the Faculty and disseminated through research outcomes.

The successful applicant will work closely with the BEL+T group lead A/Prof Kate Tregloan, and with other group members.

The BEL+T site can be found here:

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to subject and curriculum development projects with a focus on the design of digital resources, and innovative approaches that support transformative student learning
  • Design, document and produce best-practice standards; apply best-practice usability and accessibility principles for all design outcomes; and engage in continuous improvement with a focus on teaching quality
  • Support project activities of the Built Environments Learning + Teaching (BEL+T) group, working with the BEL+T group lead (CI).

About You

You will be able to draw on your excellent visual, oral communication and interpersonal skills to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a dynamic team. Your outstanding organisational skills will allow you to manage your own time effectively, administer multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines successfully. You will have proven skills and experience in learning and assessment design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation with a focus on student-centred learning experiences and resources.

You will also have:

  • A relevant qualification and/or experience focused on the application of learning design theory in practice
  • Expertise in digital learning tools and practices for innovative outcomes, including Canvas LMS and integration with other platforms, and with content creation systems and associated tools such as Articulate 360
  • Experience with the production of digital learning resources that include but are not limited to the use of video and multimedia production techniques.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at

Position description: PD-0057654 ABP- BELT Digital Learning Designer.pdf

Applications close: Sunday 11 December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time