Learning Designer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology


September 25, 2022



  • Full-Time, Ongoing Opportunity for an experienced Learning Designer

  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

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

  • About You

    The Learning Designer will support academic and teaching staff to design, develop and deliver transformative curriculum in new and amended programs. The Learning Designer will work collaboratively and proactively as a team member with Academic Development Group colleagues and School teaching teams to prepare innovative and fit-for-purpose learning activities and learning resources based on curriculum requirements for contemporary HE education settings. The incumbent will have experience and a comprehensive understanding of the role technology plays in enhancing student experience and outcomes, as well as knowledge of the pedagogical affordances of discipline specific strategies for face-to-face and online learning environments.

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

  • Evidence of experience in learning and assessment design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation.

  • Proven skills and experience in instructional design and the development of HE/VE student centred learning experiences and resources.

  • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices, as well as current and future trends in digital learning technologies, including Canvas and Microsoft products

  • Experience with the production of digital learning resources that include but are not limited to the use of video and multimedia production techniques

  • Demonstrated project management skills in coordinating multiple stakeholders, meeting timeframes and delivering outcomes.

  • Demonstrated outstanding problem solving and critical thinking ability and flexibility to adapt work practices and models according to need.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to forge collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and to connect and work with diverse teaching and academic staff to maintain positive, productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching quality

  • Demonstrated professional experience in an area of education specialisation such as learning and teaching development, academic integrity, English Language support, employability, rewards and recognition, technology-enhanced-learning, assessment, curriculum design and development, evaluation methods

  • Relevant experience in a University environment (desirable)

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    About the College School of Design and Social Context

    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 approach.

    UX, SX and digital development in courses and programs

  • Purposeful use of educational technology

  • Program and course design and development including English Language support

  • Curriculum, assessment and pedagogy consultation and evaluation

  • Design and embed of micro-credentials in curriculum • Lead blended learning implementation in the College

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the selection criteria that describes your personal qualities, skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au

    Position DescriptionLearning DesignerDSC.pdf

    Applications close on 25th September at 11.59pm.

    Applications Close:

    25 Sep 2022 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.

    RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

    Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreakhere.

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    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and...