Learning Designer

University of Queensland
April 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$5.75
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  • Business School

  • Plan for your future with a generous 17% superannuation allowance

  • Generous parental leave provisions – up to 26 weeks paid leave

  • Achieve a work-life balance with 36 hours/wk, purchased leave, WFH + more

  • Based at our vibrant and picturesque St Lucia Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    You will support academic staff across the UQ Business School with the design, development, uptake and evaluation of approaches to teaching, technologies and resources for learning, and pedagogies to enhance teaching quality and support students in the University's courses and programs, including non-award programs.

    Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership in innovative and successful pedagogical approaches and technologies that support program transformation and ensure quality student experiences.

  • Advise and assist UQ Business School academic and professional staff to design, develop, implement and evaluate learning experiences, resources, tools and processes that support student learning, with a focus on online, active and blended learning.

  • Design, develop and manage strategic teaching and learning projects, in collaboration with the learning design team and key stakeholders.

  • Ensure high quality learning experiences for students by providing professional development and best practice exemplars to academic staff.

  • Contribute to and participate in Faculty learning design projects as required.

  • This is a full-time continuing position.

    At HEW level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,649.64 - $105,244.58, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $113,080.08 - $123,136.15 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with education or training and experience in designing learning.

  • An understanding of how students learn and evidence of innovative approaches to designing and developing courses, activities or assessments for online, blended learning or classroom environments that promote student learning.

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems at student or designer levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to manage time and projects and the ability to work under pressure.

  • Exceptional oral, interpersonal and written communication skills including the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • The ability to provide both leadership and practical support on pedagogic and technical issues to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Commitment to on-going professional development.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • 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.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Carrie Finn. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    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 the 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 (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, 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.

    Applications close Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-33447).

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