Learning/Educational Designer

University of Melbourne
June 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,432- $115,211
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Learning/Educational Designer

Job no: 0053551 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 12 months Faculty: Faculty of Education Department: Academic Services Salary: UOM 7 $106,432- $115,211 per annum, + 17% Super

  • Contribute to the design and development of the faculty's flagship course, the Master of Education.
  • Provide a broad range of expert advice, professional learning and resources to craft innovative, engaging and student-focused course content.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role Use your passion for learning to shape the future of education at Australia's top University. You'll be at the forefront of crafting innovative content for our Master of Education course, providing guidance and resources to our staff. Collaborate with experts, harness emerging technologies, and create engaging materials for both in-person and online learning.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging in consulting services with teaching and support staff to develop strategically and pedagogically driven, evidence-based practice assessments and activities.
  • Assisting in the innovative creation of subject or course designs, by applying research-informed practices, and developing resources to enhance the efficiency of learning design and development processes.
  • Designing, delivering, and maintaining support materials, frameworks, exemplars, workshops, and professional development activities to help staff implement technology-enhanced learning (TEL) and improve flexible teaching capabilities.
  • Collaborating and co-designing with teaching staff, learning specialists, and subject matter experts to develop and implement engaging, high-quality online and blended courses, ensuring excellent student learning experiences, content, activities, and assessments.
  • Who We Are Looking For Leveraging your expertise in classroom instruction, curriculum design, and assessment of student learning outcomes, you work independently with minimal supervision, while collaborating with colleagues to innovate within your area of responsibility and maintain effective relationships. You have demonstrated experience in crafting and implementing professional development activities, facilitating learning, and effectively integrating digital technologies into the curriculum to enhance student engagement and learning.

    You also have:

  • A postgraduate qualification (or ongoing pursuit of postgraduate qualifications alongside substantial relevant experience) in a related field such as educational design or within the broader scope of education.
  • Demonstrated comprehension of pedagogies, learning theories, and design frameworks essential for optimising blended, hybrid, and online learning as well as curriculum delivery.
  • Proficiency and proven track record in utilising digital technologies and related TEL platforms to craft materials for Learning Management Systems. Encompassing design considerations for diverse learner needs, and incorporating universal design principles, pertinent to Higher Education contexts.
  • The ability to initiate, develop, and provide recommendations concerning learning design in curriculum development, delivery, and assessment. Applying these insights to create subject-specific, high-quality learning resources and experiences.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must 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 – The Faculty of Education The Faculty of Education (FoE) fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. FoE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high- impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead purposeful engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise as part of collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.

    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!

    About 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 Kim Groizard at [email protected], 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: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    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 Petra Newton 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 details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 29 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 12 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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