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Senior Manager - Digital Experience and Learning Design

Australian Childhood Foundation

About the Foundation

The Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) is a respected leader in developing and providing high-quality learning opportunities and pioneering innovative tools. As a Registered Training Organisation, ACF excels in delivering a diverse array of blended learning methods, offering accredited and unaccredited training programs, including online, self-paced courses, webinars, virtual classrooms, train-the-trainer sessions, and customised in-person training, all aimed at supporting the well-being of children, young people, and their families.

About the Program

Integral to ACF, the Centre for Excellence in Therapeutic Care (CETC) is at the forefront of harnessing knowledge that shapes the care provided to children and young people in out-of-home care and youth justice settings. At ACF, we are committed to bridging the gap between theory, practical wisdom, and lived experience, ensuring that our learning and training resonate with the real-world challenges faced by practitioners, carers, and the individuals they support. Our audience spans across various sectors, including child and family welfare, youth justice, family violence, education, and health. Across both CETC and ACF's professional education programs, we employ contemporary learning solutions to empower professionals and carers in delivering high-quality care and support to children, young people, their families, and significant relationships.

About the Role

The Senior Manager of Digital Experience and Learning Design plays a pivotal role in driving the development of a comprehensive digital learning landscape. Collaborating within a virtual team, this position leads the creation of various digital learning tools aimed at enhancing outcomes for children, young people, their carers, families, and significant others. With responsibilities spanning leadership, strategy, and digital design, the role focuses on fostering a culture of excellence, guiding high-quality training development, and leveraging innovative digital methodologies to ensure the effectiveness and relevance of online learning initiatives. Through oversight of instructional designers and seamless collaboration with stakeholders, this role actively contributes to the organisation's learning strategy, reinforcing ACF's commitment to delivering impactful learning experiences within the child and youth sector.

About You / Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, digital learning, interaction design, education, or equivalent blend of experience and training.
  • Proven experience in leading strategy, managing digital environments, and applying human-centred design to engage stakeholders and drive innovation.
  • Proficient in identifying, prioritising, and addressing user needs to create intuitive digital experiences.
  • Confident in guiding cross-functional teams, and managing multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Expertise in digital learning systems such as Articulate Rise, Cloud Assess, and Brightspace.
  • Ability to collaborate sensitively with content experts in nuanced areas impacting children and young people.
  • Adaptability and responsiveness to a dynamic work environment.
  • Possession of a current Working with Children Check or equivalent.
  • Passion for education and a commitment to making a difference in the child and youth sector.
  • Innovative and creative approach to instructional design aligned with the values and vision of the Australian Childhood Foundation.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary based on your experience and qualifications.
  • Tailored Salary Packaging: We offer flexibility in how you receive your rewards, so you can make the most of your financial situation.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Your well-being is our priority. Gain access to a wide range of support services to help you navigate life's challenges with confidence.
  • Access to an Extensive Resources Library: Dive into a wealth of knowledge and insights, including resources and wisdom from leading experts in the field, to continually enhance your impact.
  • Professional Development Opportunities: we invest in professional development, with opportunities to expand on your experience, knowledge, and skills.

How to Apply

To apply, please click "Apply Now" and upload your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria listed in the advertisement. Please be advised, applicants without a cover letter will not be considered. 

For more information about the role or to request a copy of the position description, please contact Bree Roberts - HR Coordinator at [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Manager - Digital Experience and Learning Design enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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The Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

ACF is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, individuals with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LBGTQIA+ and people with disabilities.

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