Senior L&T Specialist

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology


September 26, 2022



  • Full-Time, Ongoing Opportunity as a Senior L&T Specialist

  • Salary HEW 8 + 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 You

    The Senior L&T Specialist is responsible for supporting academic and teaching staff to transform practice and strive for excellence in learning and teaching. It is a key role in providing essential professional development activities across numerous stakeholders. This position is responsible for co- ordinating professional development and capability-building activities related to excellence in teaching and student outcomes. The incumbent will provide support, resources and advice to staff in forward-thinking and evidence-based strategies to transform pedagogical and scholarly innovation and quality practice in blended learning and course design and development. This person will also contribute to and coordinate L&T deliverables that align with University and College L&T goals and meet the needs of various stakeholders.

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

  • Expertise in HE curriculum design, development and assessment approaches for face-to-face, blended and online learning modes, based on contemporary educational research and theory.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and leading educational projects and professional development initiatives.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to forge collaborative and productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching quality.

  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices for quality assurance and learning and teaching related policy and frameworks (e.g. AQF, TEQSA) within the tertiary education environment.

  • Highly motivated and pro-active with a proven track record in delivering responsive service and advice to academic and teaching staff.

  • Demonstrated research or professional experience in an area of education specialisation such as learning and teaching development, academic integrity, English Language support, employability, rewards and recognition, assessment, curriculum design and development, evaluation methods, reconciliation and belonging.

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

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

    About the Group.

    Teaching & Learning Group

    Teaching and Academic Staff Support, within College of Design and Social Context

    Design and deliver professional development; build and coordinate communities of practice; reward and recognition frameworks including teaching awards, fellowships, promotions.

  • Supporting teaching & academic staff at all career levels to improve teaching excellence.

  • Curriculum, assessment, blended learning and pedagogy consultation and evaluation.

  • Coordinate and facilitate professional development sessions and programs for individuals, course teaching teams.

  • Supporting teaching staff at all career levels to improve and recognise teaching excellence through rewards and scholarship.

  • Coordinate and facilitate professional development sessions.

  • Advice and professional learning to enhance course design and development in AI, English language support.

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact

    www. rmit/au/en/careers/position-descriptions/senior- learning-teaching-specialist.pdf

    Applications close on 26th September at 11.59pm.


    Applications Close:

    26 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 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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