Learning Technologist

Boroondara, Australia
12 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Highly sought after opportunities to contribute to our innovative culture
  • HEW6: $74,894 -  $80-845 plus 17% superannuation and generous staff benefits
  • Full-time, fixed term positions for 3 years based at the Hawthorn campus

Swinburne is an innovative and inclusive university characterised by high-quality, career-oriented education and strong engagement with industry and the community.   Our vision is to be a world-class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation

In recent years, Swinburne ranked within the top 3% of universities around the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and ranked in the Top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

We invite a Learning Technologist to provide practical assistance focused on piloting, scaling-up, embedding and evaluating learning technologies to support the development of new approaches to learning, teaching and assessment In line with the Swinburne 2025 goals, the role will liaise with academic and professional staff across the university and work on a wide range of Learning Transformation projects. 

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Relevant degree and/or relevant experience in the areas of technology enhanced learning.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in technology enhanced learning in higher education.
  • Ability to build rapport and engage with academic and teaching staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to collaborative teams.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs.  You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various voluntary salary packaging options.  Other discounts include annual Myki cards and private health insurance.  We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. 
As such a range of flexible working arrangements including negotiable removal expenses for Academic staff, paid maternity/partner leave, working from home and part time options are available.   

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

Swinburne is committed to advancing gender equality in academia, particularly in STEM disciplines. Swinburne was one of the first Australian universities to join the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot to improve the promotion and retention of women and gender minorities in STEM. We also welcome applications from Indigenous people; varying age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check.

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

How to apply

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Dr Elizabeth Branigan at ebranigan@swin.edu.au  or on 9214 8355.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 25th August 2017.