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Educational Designer

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Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

• One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
• Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
• Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

The Faculty of Engineering is a national and international leader in engineering research and education.
For more information about the Faculty of Engineering please refer to the Faculty website:

The Faculty’s education of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research students currently follows a traditional structure with total student numbers now topping 14,000. A combination of burgeoning enrolments, new education technologies and developments in industry mean that this approach is in need of reform. Industry expectations of graduates have evolved over time and reflecting this change through educational development and the student experience is important to continuing the success of UNSW Engineering graduates in their careers. Furthermore, the current global focus on innovation and industry engagement requires a change in education strategy that will produce a generation of engineers who are more innovative, entrepreneurial and engaged with society than their predecessors.

As Australia’s leading engineering university, UNSW undertakes a large number of major research projects. Opportunities exist to mainstream and strengthen this innovative culture and integrate this research into learning and teaching experiences.
About the role

• $104,618 – $117,875 plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading
• 12 month Fixed-term
• Full-time (35 hours per week)
UNSW is implementing a new academic calendar (UNSW3+) in 2019. This role has been created to provide additional teaching and learning support to academics during the transition to UNSW3+ in 2019.

Reporting Relationships

• Supervisor’s title: Education Innovation Manager with additional engagement with the Deputy Dean (Education), and the Associate Dean (Education).
• Other positions reporting to the supervisor: Educational Developers, Educational Technologist.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:
• A relevant degree and extensive relevant experience in an academic learning and teaching environment, ideally within the higher education sector.
• Extensive experience in educational design and the use of educational technologies and Learning Management Systems to improve student learning in a university context.
• Demonstrated experience in supporting academic staff in the design, development, review and constructive alignment of courses, incorporating educational technologies and the use of sound pedagogical teaching and learning strategies to guide outcomes.
• Proven ability to work with initiative, both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment, and to adopt a client-customer focus.
• Demonstrated project management skills including the ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and lead a complex long-term project with multiple stakeholders.
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and consultation skills, including the ability to build and sustain effective professional relationships.
• Manage a diverse group of stakeholders, and guide and influence decision makers in order to ensure the timely delivery of outcomes.
• Excellent written communication skills, including experience in developing creative and engaging internal communication content for a variety of channels that provides a clear and strong narrative between strategy and program outcomes.
• Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File PD Educational Designer 3+ 2019 Final.pdf

Penny Spencer
P: (02) 9385 2459
Applications close: Sunday 24th February 2019, 11:50pm
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.
UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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