Senior Advisor - Learning and Teaching

Melbourne, Australia
$92,815 - $110,220
21 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
04 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until April 2018
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a + 17% Superannuation (as at 15 May 2017)

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, communication, built environment, design, education and social science disciplines and is comprised of seven schools. The college has 24,500 students and 980 staff.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The role of the Senior Advisor, Learning and Teaching is to provide leadership, liaison and support for contemporary tertiary learning and teaching at the DSC College level and for an allocated client group (School within the College).

The Senior Advisor, Learning and Teaching is expected to provide high level leadership and assistance in support of initiatives to improve the quality of HE and VE program development, curriculum and assessment design and learning and teaching practices, including the use of new technologies. The position also includes involvement and focus on program development work within a particular sector (HE or VE) given the different regulatory and documentation requirements. In addition, the incumbent is expected to maintain a program of personal scholarship that enriches the School and College's ability to implement the L&T strategy.

This role is central to the College of Design and Social Context's endeavour to achieve high quality learning and teaching outcomes consistent with trends in international educational contexts in order to meet the needs of all stakeholders, including the University, enterprises, industry, community and students.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have expertise in Higher Education/Vocational Education curriculum design, development and assessment approaches for face-to-face, blended and distance modes, based on contemporary educational research and theory. You will also have demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and leading educational projects, with a particular emphasis on the use of digital learning and educational technology to support student learning. Furthermore, highly-developed interpersonal and communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to forge collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and to connect and work with diverse teaching and academic staff to maintain positive, productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching quality will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Helen McLean on +61 3 9925 9711 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 557154.

Applications close on Thursday 4th May 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

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.

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