Senior Educational Designer

Brisbane, Australia
03 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) has long, proud traditions of innovation and leadership across student education and research.

In just over a century, more than 27,000 Faculty graduates have gone on to use their UQ education to have significant impact on our state, our nation and across the world. We believe that lifelong success is fostered at UQ through great education – inspiring students to think differently, ask the difficult questions, be a positive disruptive influence, and fulfil every ounce of their potential.

Our research provides a rich and diverse flow of breakthrough technologies that are helping to improve communities around the world. From novel hydrogen storage and next generation polymers to biomedical engineering and mining safety, our research outcomes are solving problems for local and international communities, and our industry partners.

For more information about the Faculty, please visit:

The role

The Senior Educational Designer will have responsibility for ensuring the provision of Faculty-wide operational support services to academic staff that enable the design and delivery of effective blended and online learning environments. 

The successful candidate will support academic staff across the Faculty with the uptake, development and evaluation of e-learning technologies, resources and pedagogies to enhance teaching quality, and support students learning and enhance their experience in the faculty’s programs.

The person

The person will possess a relevant degree with substantial experience in educational design; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience. You should also be able to demonstrate understanding and ability to apply pedagogical theory; have proven ability and experience using a wide range of learning technologies; have experience in managing projects; possess highly developed interpersonal skills; and, have experience leading effective teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. 

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589 - $121,931 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Peter Sutton on +61 7 3365 4854 or

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