Digital Learning Officer

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, fixed term positions until Dec 2020 at our Hawthorn campus

Provide learning design guidance and practical assistance to projects aimed to enhance the teaching capability of staff as well as the quality of learning and teaching

About the Job
We are currently looking for two Digital Learning Officers to support a range of key strategic learning and teaching projects and professional learning initiatives undertaken by the Learning Transformations Unit (LTU). The Digital Learning Officers will provide learning design guidance and practical assistance to projects aimed to enhance the teaching capability of staff as well as the quality of learning and teaching across the institution. You will also be involved in the enhancement of LTU’s suite of learning and teaching support resources to align these with current and future practices and strategic directions.

Reporting to the Associate Director of the Learning Transformations Unit you will work closely with other Learning Transformations staff across teams and other professional academic staff and other stakeholders across the business.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Learning Transformations Unit Information
The Learning Transformation Unit (LTU) operates within the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), under the direction of the Pro Vice?Chancellor (Academic innovation & Change), and managed by the Director Learning Transformations.

The Learning Transformation Unit provides professional development and support for teaching staff across all modes of learning. It focuses on the transformations needed in Swinburne’s learning technologies and teaching practices to meet student needs and contributes to the achievement of the University’s 2025 vision to become a leading university of science, technology and innovation.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Relevant degree with substantial subsequent experience or extensive relevant experience in the areas of learning design and/or technology enhanced learning.
• Demonstrated commitment to, and experience in, technology enhanced learning and teaching in tertiary education (higher education and/or pathways and vocational education).
• Capability to provide learning design and technology support to strategic education projects and other LTU activities.
• Demonstrated experience in learning resource design and development.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on 'apply' or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description

For further information about this position, contact Linda Corrin, Associate Professor, Learning Analytics via email

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Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 18th September 2020


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