Learning Technologies Support Officer - School of Education

Permanent, full time, $71,154 - $77,836 (G05) plus 17% superannuation, Extensive learning and development available.Job Reference: 345139

School of Education

The School of Education at Curtin University has offered programs that embrace innovation in learning technologies, theory and practice since 1975, with the aim of preparing highly skilled and informed graduates who can teach and work in a fast-changing world. Curtin’s partnerships with schools and education providers in all sectors reflect our desire to work collaboratively to develop highly sought-after graduates.  
Your new role
The Learning Technologies Support Officer sits within a collegial and flexible team, where relationship and community building is key.  The team of four take direction from the Director of Learning and Teaching.
The key responsibility of this role is to:

  • Assist in the creating, organisation and management of digital material such as posters, and flyers on various social media platforms.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to all School of Education staff in optimising the use of learning technologies and to assist with the resolution of technical issues relating to these technologies.
  • Provide first-point-of-contact for the schools’ learning management systems in addition to learning technology queries.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to academic staff in optimising the use of digital technologies for learning.
  • Analyse, diagnose and solve issues and prevent user problems associated with technical support of learning and teaching technologies including Blackboard, Bb Collaborate and Echo360.
  • Provide a high quality, customer-focused service, adopting a proactive approach to encourage the use of technologies in ways that will enhance the teaching and learning experience, so the ability to communicate clearly with staff and students is vital to the role.

You will bring to the role

  • Tertiary qualification with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience and education/training.
  • Experience in the use of Adobe Pro to create digital content with a background in social media and marketing
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding and proficiency in using online information platforms and associated on-line technologies.
  • Experience in website design, social media, blogs and other online communication tools would also be beneficial.
  • Proven ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines with excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively and professionally with staff and students at all levels and in all situations is essential.

What we offer you

  • Ability to work remotely if required
  • Agile and flexible working environment with great work life balance
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set
  • Competitive remuneration package with 17% Superannuation

For further information on Curtin’s employee benefits visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/

Next steps

Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter and resume to include sufficient information and examples to allow us to assess your suitability for the role. Please attach a document outlining your suitability for the role against the selection criteria.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance. 

Applications close: 9:00 PM, Thursday 2 April 2020 


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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