Learning Designer job with RMIT UNIVERSITY

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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until August 2025
  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About You
The Learning Designer will support academic and teaching staff to design, develop and deliver transformative curriculum in new and amended programs. The Learning Designer will work collaboratively and proactively as a team member with Academic Development Group colleagues and School teaching teams to prepare innovative and fit-for-purpose learning activities and learning resources based on curriculum requirements for contemporary HE education settings. The incumbent will have experience and a comprehensive understanding of the role technology plays in enhancing student experience and outcomes, as well as knowledge of the pedagogical affordances of discipline- specific strategies for face-to-face and online learning environments.

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

  • Evidence of experience in learning and assessment design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation.
  • Proven skills and experience in instructional design and the development of HE/VE student- centred learning experiences and resources.
  • 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 that include but are not limited to the use of video and multimedia production techniques
  • Demonstrated project management skills in coordinating multiple stakeholders, meeting timeframes and delivering outcomes.
  • Demonstrated outstanding problem solving and critical thinking ability and flexibility to adapt work practices and models according to need.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to forge collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and to connect and work with diverse teaching and academic staff to maintain positive, productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching quality
  • Demonstrated professional experience in an area of education specialisation such as learning and teaching development, academic integrity, English Language support, employability, rewards and recognition, technology-enhanced-learning, assessment, curriculum design and development, evaluation methods
  • Relevant experience in a University environment (desirable)

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children, a National Police Check and addressing all criteria above.

About the Portfolio
RMIT’s College of Design & Social Context (DSC) brings together creative and practical study in the fields of design, technology and society. Comprised of nine schools, the College encompasses a wide variety of disciplines of the built environment, education, media & communication, global & social studies and across all fields of art and design. It is this breadth of expertise and the shared commitment to addressing the most urgent challenges and opportunities of our time through interdisciplinary collaboration that gives the College its unique identity. Our work makes substantive contributions to sustainability and regenerative futures, global and social justice agendas and exploring the nexus of technology and the human experience. We seek to deepen our understanding and offer possible paths forward for society by addressing these issues with imagination, rigour, and practicality. We do this through excellence in education and research that is future-focused, industry-connected and community engaged.With over 21,000 students in Australia and Vietnam – from undergraduate students to PhD candidates – learning and researching with a team of over 1000 academics, we are dedicated to fostering an environment that advances knowledge and transforms professional practice. Through our highly respected research centres, groups and international partnerships, the College is having an impact globally with agenda-setting research that informs government policy, supports industry innovation and advances creative practice. The College has a significant presence in Asia and Europe through higher education programs and active research projects. This includes programs at RMIT’s Vietnam campus and with partner organisations in Singapore and Hong Kong, and research activity at RMIT Europe, the University’s innovation hub in Barcelona.The College is recognised globally for its standing across numerous fields with Art and Design maintaining its number one spot in Australia and the Asia-Pacific, and 19th globally, in the 2023 QS World Rankings by Subject. Architecture and the Built Environment ranks second in Australia and 25th globally while Communications and Media Studies is ranked fourth in Australia and in the top 50 globally. For more information see www.rmit.edu.au/dsc

Program and Digital Development

Future-focused, discipline specific, program and course design and development (new and refresh); digital and blended learning; learning design:

  • Using student-centred principles and practices to create engaging, relevant and informative learning journeys.
  • UX, SX and digital development in courses and programs
  • Purposeful use of educational technology
  • Program and course design and development
  • Curriculum, assessment and pedagogy consultation and evaluation
  • Lead blended learning implementation in the College

To Apply

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

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

Position Description – Learning Designer

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 on Tuesday 23rd July at 11:00pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University’s mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

https://www.rmit.edu.au/about

https://www.universitiesaustralia.edu.au/university/rmit-university

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT’s impressive standings in university rankings.

https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/facts-figures/reputation-and-rankings

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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.rmit.edu.au/careers

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 Islander community.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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