Learning Designer


The School of Science and the Centre for Learning and Teaching promotes excellence in learning and teaching at ECU. The School of Science in conjunction with the Centre is seeking a Learning Designer who is passionate about working closely with academic staff to improve the student learning experience and ensure student success through the development of high-quality curriculum and engaging approaches to teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in applying effective learning design principles and strategies for technology enhanced and fully online environments in a higher education setting. Suitable candidates will meet the following selection criteria:

Undergraduate degree or higher qualification in Education, Instructional Design, Information Technology, Science, Information Systems or related area

Ability to apply learning design principles and learning theories to support learner-centred active and engaged learning in unit design with a strong focus on transformative and flexible learning experiences; digital assessment tools and improved learning outcomes

Ability to analyse staff requirements, map those requirements to existing tools and services, and to deliver well-designed and effective solutions to those academic staff

Willingness and commitment to learn and adopt various technologies to enhance the teaching and learning experience and to directly support staff in their use

Significant experience in developing high quality digital tools, templates, and resources to support good pedagogical practice

Desirable

Teaching experience in a higher education setting.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $90,220 - $101,090 (HEW 7) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities page.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Associate Professor Justin Brown (Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, School of Science) on 0466 854 870 for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the above selection criteria (max 2 pages). An ePortfolio of recent work or accomplishments is highly desirable.

Note that shortlisted applicants will be required to design and implement a digital learning activity as part of the interview process.

Applications close: 2/12/2020 2020 at 11.30pm WST

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER: AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENCY / CITIZENSHIP OR NEW ZEALAND CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.