Senior Learning Designer

Melbourne, Australia
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, Continuing position
  • $93,819 - $105,657 p.a + 17% super

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 Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience.

The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Senior Learning Designer will play a critical role in supporting the implementation of RMIT's Learning and Teaching Plan by working with teams to develop sustainable, accessible and high quality digital learning resources and experiences incorporating evidence-based educational design principles. The role will increase the capability of RMIT's educators in the appropriate use of technologies and support the transition towards enhancing teaching and curriculum design practices.

Further, the role will increase the uptake of appropriate technology enhanced teaching practice to improve the student learning experience. The Senior Learning Designer will identify effective, innovative, aligned and fit-for-purpose strategies for application in contemporary educational settings.

Skills & Experience Required

To be successful, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the role technology plays in enhancing both the student experience and student outcomes, and be able to identify which tools align with best practice for the discipline in the context of the learning environment (face-to-face/blended). You will have demonstrated experience in reflective online learning and teaching practice and will have demonstrated ability to negotiate with and influence stakeholders to enable evidence-based outcomes in learning design.

You will have extensive experience in leading design, delivery and evaluation of professional development workshops, webinars, modules for the development of tertiary pedagogies in the area of active, flexible learning. Furthermore, your demonstrated experience in managing learning design projects and driving best practice developments through role accountability will be key to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description please see below or for further information please contact Tass Katsoulidis on +61 3 9925 4174 using job ref #558553.

Applications close on Thursday 1 March 2018.

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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