Senior Learning Designer

Boroondara, Australia
07 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
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About Swinburne 

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

About the job 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Swinburne Professional as a Senior Learning Designer to develop training materials. The senior learning designer will be responsible for working with a range of stakeholders, academics, assessors, facilitators, compliance and client organisations to develop accredited and non-accredited training materials. With strong curriculum writing skills this is a hands-on role developing and maintaining contemporary learning materials. 

Reporting to the Head of Learning, the Senior Learning Designer will play a pivotal role in ensuring that Swinburne Professional’s public and consulting learning content and materials meet and exceed the expectations of private and public organisations in Australia. 

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience in organisational learning and development, through the development and implementation of various training programs. You will also possess a good understanding of the ASQA packaging requirements for business, leadership, management, human resources, project management and coaching qualifications – from Certificate IV through to Graduate Certificate level. 

You will bring a can-do attitude to the workplace and the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders (from academics to L&D professionals in our client organisations) to develop actionable, interactive learning experiences that are engaging and effective in transferring skills from the training room into the workplace. 

About the department 

Swinburne Professional is an organisational unit reporting to the Vice President of Engagement. Swinburne Professional has been developed to service the needs of industry across the whole of the Swinburne community, acting as the gateway for industry interaction with the University, working with Engagement, the Higher Education and PAVE divisions. Products and services include brokering commercial opportunities, consultancy, learning and development products and workplace training. SIS acts on behalf of the university to develop strong industry partnerships and alliances and from this to develop commercial income streams for faculties and schools. 

Skills and experience 

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

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Ability to liaise with Swinburne and client representatives to support the creation of customised content, assessment and learning technologies
  • Demonstrated capability to design and produce VET accredited and non-accredited training products for corporate clients and business professionals

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


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: 

How to apply 

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, 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 2016 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. 

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. 

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.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Rowena Ulbrick on +61 3 9214 5718. 

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

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 23rd April 2018