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eLearning Advisor and Trainer

Apply now Job No:514146
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($88,763.14 - $96,783.71)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) is taking a leading role in teaching and learning, professional education and innovation. ITaLI is an integrated teaching, research and service delivery centre for teaching and learning practices at UQ. ITaLI seeks to establish and maintain a flexible operating structure to drive and support innovation and excellence for these activities.

Under the Leadership of the Director, ITaLI, the Institute provides leadership, engagement and advocacy in educational innovation, teaching excellence and learning analytics, and aims to transform teaching and learning across the University through the delivery of faculty and executive prioritised, teaching and learning projects and services. ITaLI addresses critical areas of unmet need in teaching and learning by bridging the gap between the exponentially‐expanding discipline of higher education teaching and the increasing complexity of teaching to assist University teaching staff and improve the learning experience of students.

Information about ITaLI may be accessed on the Institute’s web site at

About This Opportunity

You will provide professional advice and training on teaching with technology (elearning) in support of academic teaching staff across the University.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will hold a degree in Education (or equivalent degree) with at least four (4) years subsequent relevant experience or; extensive experience and expertise in technologies related to education, learning and instructional design or similar; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

You will have expertise and experience in supporting academic staff in the use of educational technologies to facilitate the configuration, delivery and efficient administration of online courses.

A high-level technical understanding of IT systems and experience in established and emerging educational software including, but not limited to, a current learning management system is essential.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time fixed term position until 30 May 2022 at HEW level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,763 - $96,783, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $103,852 - $113,236. These figures are effective as at 1 January 2021.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 512021_eLearning Advisor & Trainer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Simon Collyer, Manager, eLearning Systems and Support on +61 7 3346 6960 or via email

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Response to selection criteria

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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