Senior Educational Practice Specialist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangement

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About You

You will draw on your pedagogical and learning expertise to work as part of the team designing and developing contemporary and forward-thinking pedagogical approaches, curriculum frameworks, standards, models, learning experiences, evaluation strategies and outcomes. This position works collaboratively with the Centre for Educational Innovation and Development team to deliver on strategic priorities at RMIT University. You provide specialist advice on strategic practices and trends in education policy and design, the use of educational technologies in contemporary education settings to inform and drive education strategy and initiatives.

You will support the development of the Education Plan and enabling plans and the resources and activities that support their implementation. You undertake research, analysis and writing to develop forward-thinking learning and technology-enhanced strategies, plans, standards and high-quality resources. You support of engagement required to support strategic directions and ensuring compliance with University policy, processes and systems. You develop, implement and track communication and engagement approaches and activities to ensure stakeholder participation in and alignment to enterprise-wide education strategy, policy, models and frameworks.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have:

  • Experience in educational strategy, pedagogy, policy and design.

  • Experience and excellence in learning and teaching practice, digital pedagogies and quality standards, and their application.

  • Experience in engaging with trends and innovative practice, facilitating ideation, concept development and execution strategies for complex innovation and transformation.

  • An ability to engage in and facilitate collaboration and co-design with university stakeholders, including education and professional staff.

  • An ability to deliver outputs while managing and prioritising competing workflows and deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Outstanding communication in written, visual and digital formats that connect, motivate and inspire change and the ability to conceptualise and create high quality, targeted reports, plans and presentations for a range of different purposes and audiences

  • Highly developed research and analytical skills and the ability to synthesize large quantities of data quickly to enable decision making in a complex and fast-paced environment

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the Portfolio

The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University’s strategies related to RMIT’s academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

CEID collaborates with the RMIT educational community to enable skilled, flexible and globally engaged life-long learners. We support the development of exceptional teaching and best practice in learning technologies and environments, through the provision of strategic initiatives, high-quality advice and specialist expertise, and processes that assure quality and continuous improvement in educational outcomes.

Our work enables:

  • Learning that leverages RMIT’s strengths to drive outcomes for our community

  • Learners who are ready for work and life with a distinctive set of capabilities

  • Staff who are supported in their academic and career aspirations

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

Senior Educational Practice Specialist


Applications Close:
16 Oct 2022 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to  being  a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.  

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.


Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak here .

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