senior online learning environment designer in Sydney

kate watkins, randstad
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Senior Online Learning Environment Design

The Senior Online Learning Environment Designer is responsible for leading the build, administration and maintenance of online learning products within the LMS and associated technology platforms, as part of broader product development, maintenance and improvement processes.

They will also collaborate closely with the other members of the Product Innovation team, and conduct research (using various methodologies) to ensure continuous improvement of a holistic and integrated online learning environment and experience for students.

The Senior Online Learning Environment Designer co-ordinates the Online Learning Environment team to achieve the objectives of the Product Innovation Hub, and supports the Head of Learning Experience Design regarding the implementation of learning experience and product strategy.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to ensure accurate course and subject content and material is built within the LMS, as well as ensuring efficient and consistent functionality across all products.
  • Provide support and a mentorship role for Online Learning Environment Designers and UX Designers.
  • Lead the Online Learning Environment team to deliver the build, administration and maintenance of learning content within the LMS and associated online learning platforms.
  • Conduct ongoing research and benchmarking (cross sector) to monitor the online learning environment experience and ensure cutting edge technology is utilised to ensure an innovative learning environment and create an integrated and holistic student experience.
  • Develop a pro-active, pre-emptive schedule of work to ensure continuous improvement of the online learning environment.
  • Provide high level technical advice and expertise regarding the LMS / online learning platform considerations as part of the product development process.
  • Head and inform the work of the Online Learning Environment team, in collaboration with the relevant parties involved in this process.
  • Engage with stakeholders regarding the LMS as per the agreed approach and standards of quality.
  • Maintain TEQSA/ASQA standards
  • Maintain Standards for RTOs 2015 and the Higher Education Standards Framework.

About You:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant / related field.
  • A UX design qualification and/or equivalent experience.
  • High level of technical skills and expertise regarding HTML, CSS and website administration.
  • The ability to work under pressure and be adaptable to achieve deadlines within a highly dynamic project and product environment.
  • Proven communication skills and clear accurate documentation.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience in identifying issues and proposing solutions in a flexible and unstructured environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality.

Please contact Kate Schiavone for more information about this role on (02) 8238 0240 or email your resume to

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Online Learning Environment Design, OLED, Learning Experience, Learning Design, Instructional Design, University, Further Education, E-Learning


- UX Design qualification
- High level of technical expertise with HTML, CSS and website administration
- Experience within a Tertiary Education Organisation is desirable

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree