Senior Educational Developer, Digital Learning

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
584110
Closing Date
16-04-2020
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Full-time, on-going opportunity based at RMIT City campus but may be required to work at other campuses of the University
  • Play a pivotal role managing, implementing and supporting the design, development and deliverfy of student-centred digital learning experiences
  • Report directly to the Manager, Educational Products
  • Remuneration at HEW Level 8 ($97,609 - $109,925) + 17% superannuation

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. 

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates. 

About the College / Portfolio

The College of Business and Law comprises seven schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels. Many programs articulate between Vocational Education and Higher Education, creating pathways for further study. RMIT Business programs are delivered in Melbourne, Vietnam, Singapore, Shanghai and Jakarta, as well as through RMIT Online. The College has an annual budget of approximately $200 million, employs over 475 staff and delivers programs to approximately 31,000 students (21,000 EFTSL).

Led by the Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) the portfolio provides leadership and support on learning and teaching improvement, innovation, professional development, teaching excellence, learning design, quality, and production support for face-to-face, blended and online learning. This support extends to strategic projects, program and course renewal, and enhancement across the schools of the College of Business and law.

About you and the role

You will utilise your sound working knowledge and experience in the educational development, digital learning design and digital pedagogies to increase effective & efficient practice as well as meeting objectives in various locations and delivery channels. In this position, you will require to demonstrate your leadership, strong stakeholder management skills and organisational skills in managing, influencing and supporting academic and teaching staff across multiple disciplinary programs and courses, transnational locations and delivery channels. You will need to use your proven analytical skills & excellent communications skills (both verbal and written) to deliver and communicate high quality digital learning experiences and seamless solutions to learning & teaching initiatives.

Qualifications

A relevant tertiary qualification in tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, including substantial learning design and resource development and production experience.

Candidate with experience in web authoring and publishing, HTML/CSS,  including LMS content design, development and delivery will be highly desirable. Not limited, candidate with proven in-depth experience in the using educational technologies and innovative digital pedagogies will be advantageous.

Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. 

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

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’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To Apply

Please submit your updated resume and cover letter outlining your experience & achievements by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. Please note that a separate response to Key Selection Criteria is not required and will be addressed in the interview. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

 PD - 584110 - Senior Educational Developer, Digital Learning.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 23 February 2020.

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au with your request(s).  

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to be 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.

 

Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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