Learning Designer

University of Queensland
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$93,254 to $101,680
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  • Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

  • HEW Level 7

  • Continuing position

  • Closing date 12 February 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-21696)

  • About This Opportunity

    To design curriculum, assessment, active and flexible pedagogies, employability and work-integrated learning to enhance teaching quality in courses and coursework programs, and support and enable academic staff across the University to do the same.


  • Provide leadership on the application of appropriate pedagogic and curriculum design to the development of innovative and successful courses in the service of enhancing the student learning experience.

  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate pedagogical, curriculum and assessment approaches, both online and face-to-face and advise and assist academic staff to do the same.

  • Develop and prepare learning and teaching resources, and advise and assist academic staff to do the same.

  • Collaborate with faculties, the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, Library, industry partners and UQ staff, to implement and improve institutional approaches and support to enhance student learning and the student experience.

  • Identify and promote innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

  • Contribute to the identification and design of tools, processes and templates to streamline teaching services with emphasis on good curriculum, pedagogical and assessment design.

  • Maintain knowledge of current practices and future opportunities in online and on-campus teaching and learning across the university and higher education sector and communicate this knowledge to the wider University community.

  • Develop and prepare employability related learning and teaching resources and advise and assist academic staff to do the same.

  • In partnership with the HASS Student Futures Team and ITaLI manage delivery timelines and advise of any potential risks to on time completion of work.

  • This role is subject to The University's Code of Conduct.

    About the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

    The Institute for Teaching and learning Innovation (ITaLI) enables and promotes excellence and innovation in higher education. ITaLI partners with, and supports, schools and faculties to provide productive and valued teaching and learning experiences aligned to the strategic priorities of the University. Key activities include provision of professional learning programs to UQ teaching staff, recognition of excellent teaching, digital course development, curriculum and assessment re(design), eAssessment, evaluations, and learning analytics. ITaLI also manages the edX partnership offering numerous online learning opportunities.

    About You

    Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree with at least four (4) years subsequent relevant experience (preferably in an education/learning design field or similar); or extensive experience and management expertise in technical or administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Expertise and experience in developing online and on-campus resources informed by an understanding of how higher education students learn and a commitment to ongoing professional development and scholarly approach to the duties.

  • The ability to provide leadership and practical support on both traditional and technology-enabled approaches to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks through time and project management and to work independently while maintaining attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver professional learning in the development of learning assets using appropriate technologies for learning and teaching purposes.

  • Demonstrated commitment to responding to client needs as supported by good teamwork and communication skills.

  • What We Can Offer

    This is a full-time continuing position at HEW Level 7.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $93,254 to $101,680 plus super of up to 17 %. The total FTE package will be in the range $109,107 to $118,966 per annum.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


    To discuss this role please contact Dom McGrath at [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels, including direct email, will not be accepted.

    Other Information

    Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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