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Learning Designer - College of Design and Social Context

Job no: 591944
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Digital and Design, Education and Training

  • Full-time, Continuing, Multiple Positions Available
  • HEW 7 + 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 Learning Designer will support academic and teaching staff to design, develop and deliver transformative curriculum in new and amended programs. The Learning Designer will work collaboratively and proactively as a team member with Academic Development Group colleagues and School teaching teams to prepare innovative and fit-for-purpose learning activities and learning resources based on curriculum requirements for contemporary HE education settings.  

The incumbent will have experience and a comprehensive understanding of the role technology plays in enhancing student experience and outcomes, as well as knowledge of the pedagogical affordances of discipline-specific strategies for face-to-face and online learning environments. 

Key accountabilities as a Learning Designer: 

  • Provide support in an assigned team in designing learning resources, drawing on appropriate pedagogy, disciplinary specific strategies and contemporary approaches in learning and teaching   
  • Develop and prepare innovative pedagogical and learning resources using a variety of media for blended and online learning environments in collaboration with the College ADG learning and teaching team colleagues for assigned programs   
  • Test, troubleshoot, and adapt learning solutions based on feedback, functionality and constraints   
  • Adhere to appropriate quality frameworks and copyright requirements as required   
  • Conduct professional development workshops and interventions to support academic and teaching staff development in blended learning, teaching and assessment  


About you

  • Proven skills and experience in instructional design and the development of Higher Education student-centred learning experiences and resources.  
  • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices, as well as current and future trends in digital learning technologies, including Canvas and Microsoft products  
  • Experience with the production of digital learning resources that include but are not limited to the use of video and multimedia production techniques
  • Demonstrated project management skills in coordinating multiple stakeholders, meeting timeframes and delivering outcomes.
  • Evidence of experience in learning and assessment design, digital pedagogies and educational innovation.



  • 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 recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. 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.

Download File Position Description_Learning Designer_DSC.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).


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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