Lead Instructional Designer

Swinburne University of Technology

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Education & Training

SE1: $102,231 + 12% superannuation
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About the job
As Lead Instructional Designer you will be responsible for the management of the design and development of content for allocated projects within Swinburne’s Major Projects department as well as being an experienced curriculum development writer. As a highly skilled education leader you will operate with a high degree of responsibility and autonomy to ensure that all content produced is high quality, compliant, and produced within timelines and budget.

The ideal candidate is someone who has design experience and is able to effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders with the ability to liaise and negotiate with industry bodies and local and state government when required.

About Swinburne
Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE16)
  • An approved course of teacher training accredited at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 with significant teaching experience, including TAFE postings
  • Proven educational leadership and management skills, including considerable experience as a teacher or coordinator in one or more program areas of responsibility
  • Extensive experience in the high-level design and development of course content, with an exceptional eye for detail

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff.
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please contact Fiona Knowles (Executive Manager, Major Projects) on 0477 704 659.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm, Sunday 28 April 2019

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