Senior Learning Designer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
August 11, 2024
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  • Part-time (0.6 FTE) , Continuing position

  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About You The Senior Learning Designer provides expert guidance and support in educational development, learning design, and future pedagogies. Working closely with CEID team colleagues, the position plays an integral role in the design and development of high-quality digital learning resources in the Education Portfolio. The role is highly responsive to the University's strategic priorities, actively coordinating the design of digital resources and learning experiences that model the University's learning and teaching principles. The Senior Learning Designer is also responsible for fostering a culture of digital innovation. The role plays a vital part in expanding the capacity, expertise, and knowledge of pedagogical approaches tailored to digital learning across the broader team. With a comprehensive understanding of technology's role in enhancing the student experience and academic outcomes, the incumbent will identify and support solutions that align with best practice in blended educational contexts, effectively leading by example and supporting the development of others.

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

  • Extensive experience in learning design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation including human-centred design principles

  • Extensive experience in designing and creating learning products in a variety of delivery modes

  • Advanced 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 including graphic design, video and multimedia

  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and manage several simultaneous projects.

  • Highly developed analytical and synthesis skills, and the ability to make independent judgements and solve problems within a complex environment.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to forge collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and to maintain positive, productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change, remain open and flexible, whilst managing competing workflows and deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • A familiarity with user experience and service design approaches.

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

    About the Portfolio

    The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources. The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University The Centre for Education Innovation and Quality sits within the Education Portfolio under the direction of the Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor Education, Learning, Teaching and Quality. CEIQ supports the attainment of academic standards across RMIT University. CEIQ and its operations drive consistency in design and direction across RMIT University to support academic quality and continuous improvement of all accredited programs and products, enhancing our student and staff experience.The Centre collaborates with the RMIT educational community to enable skilled, flexible and globally engaged life-long learners. We support the development of exceptional teaching and best practice in learning technologies and environments, through the provision of strategic initiatives, high-quality advice and specialist expertise, and processes that assure quality and continuous improvement in educational outcomes.

    Our work enables:

  • Learning that leverages RMIT's strengths to drive outcomes for our community.

  • Learners who are ready for work and life with a distinctive set of capabilities

  • Staff who are supported in their academic and career aspirations.

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing ​your suitability​ for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Helen McLean via email [email protected].

    Position Description – Senior Learning Designer

    Please note, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications Close:

    11 Aug 2024 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.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

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