Learning Designer (full time, fixed term and permanent roles available)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Apr 2023

  • Opportunities for professional development and free study
  • Flexible working options to support your work-life balance
  • Full time, fixed term until December and permanent, roles based in Auckland CBD

About AUT

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)  is a vibrant, achievement-oriented and rewarding place to work. As one of the world's top 30 millennial universities and New Zealand's newest, AUT offers a stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to business and industry.  We have over 29,000 students across our three Auckland teaching campuses.

About the role

In this role, you will support the second phase of AUT's Canvas Implementation Project and specifically support the development of courses. You will cover a broad range of educational practice including innovative pedagogy, curriculum development, assessment, digital learning and scholarship/pedagogical research. You will help design, develop and deliver exceptional learning experiences. The nature of the work is highly collaborative - building relationships with academic practitioners, learning technologists, professional staff and students will be critical.

We have one permanent position and two fixed term positions until December.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience co-designing new courses
  • Experience creating, and working within, systematic learning design processes at scale 
  • An ability to connect theory and practice in a range of learning design situations and tasks
  • A proven track record of working with academics/specialists to achieve outcomes
  • Ability to align learning design to institutional strategic goals and priorities
  • Experience of managing multiple projects and associated milestones
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti partnership
  • Educational qualifications in learning and teaching will be highly regarded.


Our Learning Design team at AUT's Learning Transformation Laboratory (altLAB) is dynamic and we work collaboratively. We have a service-oriented team and there is a strong culture of support to achieve success. We work hard and find satisfaction in a job well done.

Be a part of an organisation with engaging work, great environments with purpose and meaning.


  • Professional development and free study
  • Generous leave allowances
  • Flexible and hybrid working options

Your primary location will be AUT's City Campus with some working at North and South campuses.

For all enquiries about the positions please contact Nell Mann, Deputy Head of altLAB nell.mann@aut.ac.nz

Salary Range: $81,984 - $100,387 (appointment level and salary commensurate with skills and experience)

Ref: 85195

Closing Date: 2 April at 10.30pm

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