Education Technologist

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 28 Apr 2024

Job no: 0062174
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time, Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Anatomy and Physiology
Salary: 
UOM 6 – $92,749 – $100,397 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Develop and maintain digital learning tools for the ADAPT Lab, enhancing education and research activities.
  • Opportunity to drive innovation using Generative AI and coding expertise, shaping the future of educational practices.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role
Join the newly established ADAPT Lab as an Education Technologist, where you'll be heavily involved in the development and maintenance of digital learning tools, and contribute to innovative educational practices. With expertise in digital education technologies and Generative AI, alongside strong coding skills and problem-solving abilities, you'll collaborate closely with team members to drive efficiency and excellence in education. Reporting to the Senior Education Technologist, you'll play a key role in advancing teaching and research outcomes within the Department of Anatomy and Physiology.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, implementation and maintenance of digital learning tools for academic programs taught by the Department.
  • Development of digital learning tools in Generative AI, virtual reality, desktop, and mobile environments including programming, system architecture, security, authentication, and UX/UI design as appropriate.
  • Providing expertise in digital learning methods, resources, and technology.
  • Curation of existing digital learning tools.

Who We Are Looking For
You will be an ideal candidate if you possess excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, allowing you to effectively collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes on a large scale. Additionally, your strong time management skills and ability to quickly grasp new concepts make you well-suited for adapting to dynamic environments and meeting deadlines efficiently.

You will also have:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification, along with relevant experience, or an equivalent blend of relevant education/training and experience.
  • Significant experience in developing digital learning tools including digital assessments.
  • Experience in AI and machine learning concepts, especially in generative models.
  • Ability to interpret client requirements in the design, development and build of digital learning assets, activities and assessments for an optimum student experience.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Department of Anatomy and Physiology
The Department of Anatomy and Physiology is a thriving hub of teaching and research excellence within the School of Biomedical Sciences. Renowned for innovative teaching methods and comprehensive programs, we prepare students for successful careers in biomedical science. Our research, spanning Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Sciences, Muscle Biology, and more, is conducted in cutting-edge labs by a dynamic team, driving breakthroughs in disease-focused research. Beyond academia, we collaborate with industry and health professionals, supported by our Anatomical Services Unit and clinical networks, ensuring our impact extends far beyond the classroom.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected] , with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Peterson via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

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