Educational Technologist

University of Melbourne
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$92,749 - $100,397
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Contract Type:Fixed-term until Jan
Working Time:Full time
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Educational Technologist

Job no: 0048170 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time Fixed-term until January 31 2025 Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 6 - $92,749 - $100,397 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Be a knowledge leader & support impactful teaching & learning.
  • Support faculty with technology to create engaging experiences.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Make a significant impact on teaching and learning at our University! In this exciting role, you'll be at the forefront of education, empowering faculties to leverage technology for better teaching and learning. Join our dynamic team of educational technologists and collaborate with experts to manage and support the University's core educational technologies, from Learning Management Systems to video platforms. In this role, you'll be instrumental in helping faculty leverage these tools to create engaging learning experiences for students.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical and pedagogical expertise to support learning and teaching initiatives. Focus on effective use of TEL tools and central learning technologies (LMS, SLS etc.) for the university community.
  • Troubleshooting user support issues and manage requests using ServiceNow.
  • Administering LMS sites and user accounts, collaborating with faculty and schools.
  • There may be the need for Occasional work out of ordinary hours, and for travel to attend conferences, symposia and meetings with colleagues, peers and vendors.

    Who we are looking for We're seeking a passionate individual who excels in a client-focused environment. You'll leverage your analytical skills to solve problems and design innovative solutions that optimize service delivery. Thriving in a fast-paced team atmosphere, you'll manage your workload effectively while contributing to exceptional staff and student satisfaction. Excellent communication skills are a must, as you'll become a knowledge leader by designing and delivering coaching and training, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

    You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualification (or equivalent experience) in a relevant field.
  • Proven track record handling complex user support and consultations for online learning technologies.
  • Experience with efficient and accurate data entry, analysis, and administration of large datasets.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – Student and Scholarly Services

    Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Maddison Ryan via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 06 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 15 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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