Learning Design and Technology Specialist

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
02 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2018
Ref
IRC106113
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Institute for Interactive Media and Learning , DVC (Education and Students)

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The UTS model of learning facilitates the development of students’ future-focused graduate capabilities and professional identities through learning that is practice-oriented, globally-focused and research-inspired. UTS aims to engage students in a seamless blend of online and face-to-face learning experiences that realise the potential of integrating the creative use of new technologies with face-to-face learning in new campus spaces and with learning in the workplace and community.

As part of a team in the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning (IML), the Learning Design and Technology Specialist collaborates with and provides guidance, support and advice for teaching staff in developing and integrating blended learning strategies and resources into students’ learning experiences. You will also contribute to the effective operation of our newly developed learner experience lab -LX.lab. The LX.lab connects the learning and teaching community through strategic learning design projects and a diverse program of events and workshops for academic and professional staff.

You will bring to this role:

  • Demonstrated skill in the design and development of a wide variety of types of online learning resources for student learning in higher education
  • Excellent project management skills, including capacity to work within tight timeframes and budgets
  • Experience providing effective support for academics in their use of learning technologies for students in higher education, including learning management systems
  • Experience applying relevant learning theories and principles to the effective design of blended learning experiences, including assessment and feedback, in higher education (essential at HEW8; desirable at HEW7).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please download the position description from the link on the UTS website.

Base Salary Range:

  • $86,548 to $95,743 pa (HEW 7)
  • $96,367 to $110,890 pa (HEW 8)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How To Apply

You are required to address the following selection criteria in your application in a separate document:

 For HEW7 and HEW8:

  1. Experience providing effective support for academics in their use of learning technologies, including learning management systems
  2. Demonstrated skill in the design and development of a wide variety of types of online resources for student learning in higher education
  3. Excellent project management skills, including capacity to work within tight timeframes and budgets and monitor progress effectively
  4. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

If you are applying at HEW8 please also address this criterion:

5.   Experience applying relevant learning theories and principles to the effective design of blended learning experiences, including assessment and feedback, in higher education

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC106113

Specific enquiries regarding the role may be directed to Lucy Arthur on +61 2 9514 9240 or lucy.arthur@uts.edu.au

Enquiries or issues regarding the application process may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Monday 26th March 2018 at 11.59 pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.  

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.  

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.