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Education Product Designer and Facilitator

Job no: 591732
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Education and Training, Business Development and Industry Engagement

  • Based at the City campus, design and facilitate a range of educational offerings in enterprise and entrepreneurial skills
  • Part time (0.8FTE), Fixed Term contract until end of July 2021
  • HEW 8 + 17% super


About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

RMIT Activator - the entrepreneurial heart of the university enabling future skills and innovative solutions.

We deliver transformational experiences which prepare students, staff and alumni with skills for their future careers, and we quip our community with the knowledge, skills and support networks to create and lead new ventures.

We do this through a range of programs, inter-university collaborations, learning experiences, internship opportunities and community engagement.

Activator is committed to moving the needle of education and supporting meaningful solutions.



Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the role:

As the Education Product Designer and Facilitator, you will be responsible for designing and facilitating a range of educational offerings in enterprise and entrepreneurial skills. These experiences will be for various learner segments, including but not limited to; RMIT staff and students, RMIT alumni, professionals and start-ups. This role will allow you to be innovative within the experiential learning space and will see you constantly strive to deliver valuable and engaging learning experiences.

These experiences will be designed, launched and delivered using collaborative, lean and iterative product management approaches, emphasising quality of experience and learning outcomes. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of some of Australia’s emerging leaders and innovators.

About You:

To be successful in this position, you will be passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation and future-ready skills and will champion interest in these domains. In addition, you will have experience of but not limited to:

  • Dynamically facilitating experiences, leading groups and managing learning environments;
  • Possess a learning mindset that is continually open to feedback, iteration and improvement;
  • Ability to utilise lean and iterative product development principles, as well as experience in design, delivery and evaluation of professional educational products;
  • Experience and competence in one or more of the following areas: emerging tech, startups, research commercialisation, human-centred design or systems thinking
  • Negotiating with, and the influencing of, stakeholders to enable evidence-based outcomes in learning and capability development;
  • Ability to work closely with subject matter experts to develop learning content and experiences, as well as work within a team and independently to meet deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment.


Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.


Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognized by a broad spectrum of external organizations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.

Download File HEW 8 - Product Designer and Facilitator, Activator.pdf

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s).


Applications close Wednesday 2nd December.


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 Islander community.

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:

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