Educational/Learning Designer

Sydney, Australia
07 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Student Support Services, DVC Registrar

  • Provide technical knowledge and operational support to the Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team
  • Develop high quality online learning courses and materials
  • Part-time 0.6 FTE, fixed term 12 months, Camperdown/Darlington Campus

About the opportunity 

The primary function of this role is to work as a member of a team offering support to students experiencing psychological, wellbeing and student success compromise and associated risk. To provide deep technical knowledge and operational support to the Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team to support the transition of CAPS resources, Open Learning Environment Units (OLE’s) and workshops to Canvas. The position will require the creation, development, testing and implementation of educational resources. This will include contributing to the development of high quality online learning courses and materials in support of the CAPS remit, and bridging the gap between face to face student mental health and wellbeing awareness learning opportunities and online learning initiatives. 

Further information about the role and its requirements can be found in the position description.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for anEducational/Learning Designer who can demonstrate experience in the following:

  • designing creative student-centred learning experiences, that are based on sound educational design principles
  • designing and delivering cutting edge eLearning and multimedia sites, in targeted curriculum areas to meet the teaching needs of the work area
  • providing support and sound advice on University policy and guidelines related to education support, teaching and curriculum matters
  • working with existing programmes to adapt them for online delivery via ‘Canvas’
  • provide advice to a team on instructional approaches, activities and assessments to support student centred learning aligned with academic standards.

About us

Student Support Services assist students’ achievement of educational goals, retention and success at University through personal, financial and instrumental support, and through encouraging development of independence and personal resilience. Student Support Services act as a point of contact for the University and Faculty regarding support for students, dealing with complex student presentations, and for advice regarding policy and procedure developments and the likely impact on student wellbeing.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.

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Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11.30 pm 21st February 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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