Learning Design Officer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
July 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until 01/08/2025

  • Salary HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About The Position

    The Learning Design Officer will play a crucial role in supporting high- quality digital learning for RMIT's courses and programs, particularly within Blended Learning environments. The incumbent will address strategic priorities at the School, College, and University levels, ensuring that digital learning implementations align with University principles.

    Additionally, they will collaborate closely with Senior Learning Designers and Learning Designers, contributing to project management and ensuring accurate reporting of project milestones across various projects. We welcome applications from current project officers within the University.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices (experience in Canvas or similar LMS desirable)

  • Strong project coordination skill and experience

  • Coordination experience in a digital learning resource production environment.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and proven ability to secure the cooperation and engagement of a wide range of people within a complex environment.

  • Highly-developed organisational, planning and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to encourage and facilitate systems and work practices that are collaborative, support a team environment and adhere to procedures, standards and guidelines.

  • Relevant experience in a University environment (desirable).

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children, a National Police Check and addressing all criteria above.

    About the Portfolio

    RMIT's College of Design & Social Context (DSC) brings together creative and practical study in the fields of design, technology and society. Comprised of nine schools, the College encompasses a wide variety of disciplines of the built environment, education, media & communication, global & social studies and across all fields of art and design. It is this breadth of expertise and the shared commitment to addressing the most urgent challenges and opportunities of our time through interdisciplinary collaboration that gives the College its unique identity.

    Our work makes substantive contributions to sustainability and regenerative futures, global and social justice agendas and exploring the nexus of technology and the human experience. We seek to deepen our understanding and offer possible paths forward for society by addressing these issues with imagination, rigour, and practicality. We do this through excellence in education and research that is future-focused, industry-connected and community engaged.With over 21,000 students in Australia and Vietnam – from undergraduate students to PhD candidates – learning and researching with a team of over 1000 academics, we are dedicated to fostering an environment that advances knowledge and transforms professional practice. Through our highly respected research centres, groups and international partnerships, the College is having an impact globally with agenda-setting research that informs government policy, supports industry innovation and advances creative practice.

    The College has a significant presence in Asia and Europe through higher education programs and active research projects. This includes programs at RMIT's Vietnam campus and with partner organisations in Singapore and Hong Kong, and research activity at RMIT Europe, the University's innovation hub in Barcelona.The College is recognised globally for its standing across numerous fields with Art and Design maintaining its number one spot in Australia and the Asia-Pacific, and 19th globally, in the 2023 QS World Rankings by Subject. Architecture and the Built Environment ranks second in Australia and 25th globally while Communications and Media Studies is ranked fourth in Australia and in the top 50 globally.

    For more information see www. rmit.edu.au/dsc

    Program and Digital Development

    Future-focused, discipline specific, program and course design and development (new and refresh); digital and blended learning; learning design:

  • Using student-centred principles and practices to create engaging, relevant and informative learning journeys.

  • UX, SX and digital development in courses and programs

  • Purposeful use of educational technology

  • Program and course design and development

  • Curriculum, assessment and pedagogy consultation and evaluation

  • Lead blended learning implementation in the College

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact [email protected]

    Job Description – Learning Design Officer

    Applications Close:

    22 July 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www. rmit.edu.au/careers.

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