eLearning Project Officer

Sydney, Australia
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Exciting opportunity to develop, test and implement elearning resources for Professional Medical Education programs
  • Located at Camperdown Campus in Professional Medical Education, Sydney Medical School
  • Part time 0.5FTE, fixed term appointment until 31st December 2019 with a $84K base salary p.a. (pro-rata) plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The eLearning Project Officer manages the provision of technical and operational support for elearning infrastructure across Professional Medical Education (PME) degree and short course programs.

Reporting to the Director Professional Medical Education you will:

  • Develop, test and implement elearning resources for PME programs
  • Provide technical support and troubleshoot issues with the Learning Management System, eLearning tools and resources including Turnitin and online examinations
  • Provide advice regarding elearning innovation and implement new technologies and educational design solutions to improve learning outcomes and enhance the student experience
  • Provide expert advice, training and support to staff to make the best use of educational technology to deliver engaging and effective courses.

This is a part-time, 0.5FTE fixed term position until 31st December 2019.

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 an eLearning Project Officer who possesses:

  • Tertiary qualifications in education and/or information technology with well- developed technical knowledge acquired through work experience; and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training
  • Extensive experience with implementing and supporting a range of elearning tools and resources
  • Experience with managing technical and operations support for elearning programs, preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • Extensive experience with using Learning Management Systems, preferably including Canvas
  • Knowledge of elearning policies and processes within a tertiary environment
  • Excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes.

About us

Sydney Medical School, ranked as 15th in the world (QS subject), is the oldest medical school in Australia. It was formed in the 1850s. It accommodates 1200 medical students undertaking a four-year graduate-entry Doctor of Medicine program, more than 1300 postgraduate students undertaking a wide range of master’s degree, graduate diploma and graduate certificate courses, and almost 1400 students undertaking research degrees.

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. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1310/0718F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing Date: 11.30pm 24 July 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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