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Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 26 Mar 2019

Job no:501976
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Student Services and Learning support, HEO7

(HEO7) $86,382 – $96,659 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term position until 31st December 2019.

The Educational Technologist is tasked with the role of supporting teaching staff in exploring innovative educational technologies and liaising with vendors.

The Learning Enhancement unit works collaboratively with staff and students to develop excellent, flexible and student-centric learning experiences using evidence-based pedagogical practices to deliver strategic University learning outcomes. The team provides strategic advice to the University through the Director, Learning Enhancement and Innovation, and operational advice in matters of pedagogy, professional development for teaching staff, and support for technology-enhanced learning.

Working under limited direction, in this role you will support teaching staff in exploring innovative educational technologies and liaising with vendors, staff and students about educational technology pilots, scale-up of existing technologies and investigations into potential technical solutions for teaching and learning scenarios.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in educational technology evaluation, including needs analysis, conducting feasibility studies, business case development, test planning and evaluation.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills, including the ability to develop reports, briefings and presentations to a variety of audiences and the ability to manage changing priorities and initiate independent action.
  • Experience in stakeholder and vendor engagement, relationship management, and facilitation.
  • Current knowledge of IT trends relevant to innovation within Higher Education
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11.55 pm, 26 March 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Eleanor De Guglielmo
Administration Officer, Learning Enhancement and Innovation
P: +61 (0) 8 8313 5383

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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