Manager Digital Design
Curriculum and Academic Policy
Full time, fixed term until middle of December 2017
Level H0809 | Salary range $93K to $112K and 9.5% employer superannuation contribution
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The Office of Curriculum and Academic Policy is establishing a new team representing the next step in high end Digital Learning, Interaction Design and Media Production/Development at Murdoch. The team is being established as a project team with plans to evolve the service over time into an ongoing capability.
The team will work alongside the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) and has an exciting and challenging agenda for 2017 with project deliverables including the design of multiple educational modules for delivery on a range of internal and external digital platforms.
This pivotal role will lead strategic initiatives in digital learning design at the whole of institution level, specifically the project management of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) developments, priority curriculum projects and tactical quality improvement projects to enhance the digital learning experiences of Murdoch students. The Manager Digital Design leads a small team responsible for the provision of digital learning design, technical production and support for Murdoch University’s high quality, online learning programs.
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
Postgraduate qualification and extensive relevant leadership experience in a team or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
Demonstrated capacity to establish, lead, manage and monitor strategic projects in digital learning, teaching and curriculum at a whole of university level.
Create, maintain and collate project information including milestones, scheduling, resources and financials for management and key stakeholders.
Excellent consultation, networking, negotiation and business development skills and the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
A thorough understanding of current external and industry trends in educational technology, media and multimedia.
This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure the required assistance is provided.
Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Position contact: Paul Comiskey, Associate Director Curriculum on +61 8 9360 7812 or at
Closing date: 31 March 2017 (11:59pm)