Online Course Facilitator

Adelaide, Metropolitan Adelaide
$91,168 - $108,263 per annum
19 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is an enterprising, dynamic, outward-looking institution. We are South Australia’s largest university, ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the top 50 international universities under 50 years of age. 

The launch of UniSA Online is an exciting new initiative for UniSA, with the establishment of a suite of online degrees incorporating new approaches to program design, delivery and student support. UniSA Online is a key component of UniSA’s Digital Learning Strategy which sets the goal to be recognised internationally as a leading university for its use of innovative digital technologies to ensure a high quality student learning experience.

The new unit will deliver high quality, supportive, flexible and interactive online education for students, and embodies the corporate values of innovation, client service and academic excellence. 

About the Role

The Online Course Facilitators will provide coaching, support and discipline related expertise, communicate professionally, relate well, and share a passion to motivate a diverse and large group of students.

Exciting opportunities include contributing to the design, development and teaching of engaging course curricula and materials for the new undergraduate programs, implementing teaching approaches that maximise the student experience and learning outcomes, and contributing to the recruitment and development of teaching staff within UniSA Online.

Critical to the success of the role will be establishing strong partnerships with stakeholders across the University to ensure that UniSA Online identifies and responds to strategic opportunities, and effectively leading and mentoring academic staff within the teaching team.

Skills and Experience

Recent experience in the design and preparation of online teaching resources is essential, together with success in using a range of teaching methodologies and education technologies that support online learning and course administration.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA.  For further information about UniSA Online, please visit

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Michelle De Pasquale, Manager: Recruitment Operations on (08) 8302 2780 or via email to

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 31 March 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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