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Senior Learning Designer - College of Design and Social Context

Job no: 591943
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Digital and Design, Education and Training

  • Full-time, Continuing, Multiple Positions Available
  • HEW 8 + 17 % Super
  • Based at RMIT City Campus


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.



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 /College

The Senior Learning Designer will work closely with teaching teams in the College and Schools to design high quality digital learning for course and programs. The role will provide leadership and expert advice in educational development, learning design and future pedagogies to enhance practice and outcomes in all locations and delivery modes.

The Senior Learning Designer will help build digital learning capability amongst staff in Schools and encourage innovation. The incumbent will respond to School, College and University strategic priorities and coordinate design of digital learning that is consistent with university blended learning principles. 

Key accountabilities for the Senior Learning Designer:

  • Manage, lead and coordinate curriculum and L&T enhancement projects
  • Work collaboratively with College teaching staff and College learning and teaching team colleagues in other Colleges and RMIT Studios to design and implement solutions that enhance student learning experiences 
  • Provide expert advice and support in digital pedagogies, learning design and innovative practice for diverse programs and courses across transnational campuses, partner locations and blended delivery modes 
  • Build academic capability in innovative blended learning approaches and emerging digital pedagogies 

About you

  • Experience with the production of digital learning resources that include but are not limited to the use of video and multimedia production techniques
  • Evidence of extensive experience in learning design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation 
  • Proven skills and experience in the use of innovative pedagogies to enhance student outcomes and staff practice  
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to forge collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and to connect and work with diverse teaching and academic staff to maintain positive, productive relationships that influence improvements in learning and teaching quality 
  • Professional experience in an area of education specialisation such as learning and teaching development, academic integrity, English Language support, employability, rewards and recognition, technology-enhanced-learning, assessment, curriculum design and development, evaluation methods 



  • A Bachelor Degree or equivalent in a teaching or training or related discipline; or Demonstrable 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. For any enquiries regarding this role please contact Sheri Carnegie, Talent Acquisition Advisor (

Applications close on the 10th of January 2021 at 11:59 pm.

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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).


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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