Manager Learning Design

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, fixed term position until July 2021 at Hawthorn campus

About the Job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manager, Learning Design to provide learning design leadership and expertise for teaching staff in developing and integrating digital learning strategies and resources into students’ learning experiences to achieve the objectives of the University’s Learning and Teaching strategy and the Swinburne 2025 Plan. A confident manager, you will foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement and guide the learning design team as they support our teachers in transforming courses and units within a learner-centered framework.

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.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A degree qualification and extensive tertiary education experience in learning design; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/ or education/ training
• Strong grasp of pedagogical principles and educational and learning design philosophies, strategies and theories, and the ability to apply those concepts.
• Significant experience in designing authentic learning and assessment strategies and innovative engaging online/digital learning approaches, and in adapting educational models.
• Demonstrated staff management experience, including the ability to lead and manage design staff in a supportive and collegial manner, and foster innovation and collaboration across different sub-teams.

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

• Flexible working arrangements
• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregivers
• Private health insurance discounts

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, 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 Associate Professor Linda Corrin via email at

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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 Tuesday 29th September 2020.

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