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Learning Design Manager

Job Title: Learning Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2942548
Job Published: June 07, 2019 16:45

Job Description

CBD location
Circa $90-95K package
Higher education focus
The Opportunity:

This education company is part of a global network of higher education institutions that provide education and training to nearly 1,000,000 students across 150 campuses face-to-face and online. Providing education across a broad range of studies including Health, Hospitality, Business and Creative Tech, the company is growing and well respected.

As a result of growth domestically and regionally the company is looking for an experienced Learning Designer to join their team based in the CBD. This role will work under a Senior Learning Designer and will take ownership of specific subjects to developing innovative learning design solutions for hybrid, blended and online courses.
Operating on a trimester model you will work closely with a small team of subject matter experts to design/redesign subjects for both face-to-face and online learning along with assessments and module content. With a core focus on online learning you will take ownership of ensuring content is designed around engaging learning activities and experiences for students.

As an innovative and forward-thinking Learning Designer, you will be passionate about creating new courses and subjects, innovation, student engagement, and be excited to work for a connected, global, educational organisation. 

You will be responsible for: 

  • Deliver engaging innovative learning design as part of the overall product development process.
  • Use pedagogical expertise to ensure sound learning design advice and solutions are integrated and utilised during product and subject development.
  • Focus on designing innovative learning and teaching experiences at the subject level, whilst ensuring product level coherence and alignment to accredited curriculum.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (e.g. Academic Product Champion, writers, reviewers, etc.) to ensure subject matter is delivered as engaging student-centred active learning experiences that are employability focused and suitable for hybrid, blended and online delivery.
  • Provide advice on and implement best practice authentic, industry informed assessment design to ensure course and subject learning outcomes are achieved.
  • Collaborate with Digital Media Designers to select the most appropriate and innovative media and resources to fit the theoretical underpinning and subject matter content.
  • Ensure the learning design and development is informed by best practice in Hybrid, Blended and Online (HBO) learning.
  • Support Product Operations and Projects Managers to plan, schedule and manage the subject learning design process in collaboration with the relevant parties involved in this process.
  • Consult and escalate risks identified during the learning design process through appropriate channels.
The Candidate:
To be successful in the Learning Designer position you will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in Education / Learning Design / e-Learning or a related discipline area.
  • Demonstrated pedagogical expertise in online learning design and developing online learning experiences, especially in the higher education industry
  • An innovative mindset with the ability to think outside the box and create engaging learning structures and content
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability and experience to ensure educational content can be understood and engaged with by students
  • Excellent time management skills and experience working in a high paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be highly adaptable and open to change.
Our client is looking to interview asap so please hit APPLY!