Learning Designer and Product Lead

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Jan 2022

Job no:507086
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Campus:Adelaide
Categories:Teaching Support, Student Services and Learning support, HEO8


(HEO8) $100,261 to $112,481 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing, full time position available

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation (LEI) team create excellent student learning experiences for a diverse range of students.

This is an exciting opportunity for those that enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, fast-moving creative team, and have the ability to share work and knowledge in a supportive environment. We work collaboratively, taking an agile and iterative approach often within tight project schedules, and we are seeking candidates to join the LEI team and shape the future with us.

Working closely in collaboration with other team members, this role lends itself to those with experience in teaching and learning, blended design and development, user experience, web and multimedia design and who are keen to apply their skills and knowledge to the development of courses across a broad spectrum of discipline areas. This role has responsibility for working with leadership, stakeholders, and team members to deliver effective  product stream planning and resource planning.

You will need to be an adept communicator who is able to liaise and negotiate solutions with a variety of stakeholders and partners.

To be successful you will need:

  • Strong understanding of educational principles and methodologies and their application in higher education, including experience in the design and development of blended and/or online educational programs, courses and activities.
  • Experience in designing learning content and activities, including working with a Learning Management System and the implementation of curriculum design principles.
  • Operational familiarity with a number of common software tools, including MS Office, educational technologies, project management tools, media, visual and graphic design tools.
  • Proven ability to lead others with a collaborative approach to achieving product outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a collaborative team environment and independently, develop productive relationships quickly, and sustain a client service orientation.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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. 

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/dase/division-leadership

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 19 January 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Colleen Ortega
Manager, Learning Enhancement
P: +61 (8) 8313 8064
E: colleen.ortega@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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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