Manager, space innovation research work at DEAKIN University

  • Based in Melbourne, Burwood campus
  • Full time, Deadline set to the end of 2022
  • HEW 8 – $ 101,794 – $ 116,547 + 17% pension

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria and has 61,000 students on five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Gilong Waorn Ponds, Gilong Waterfront, Warnambul and the Online Cloud Campus. We are an advanced and open-minded university with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in 1% of the world’s universities.

The Education Manager of the Innovation Space will support initiatives to improve and innovate teaching and learning practices. Contribute to both the strategic design (re) and (re) development of university teaching and learning environments to promote learning and student engagement.

It is a highly collaborative role that involves working with a wide range of stakeholders across the university, including both staff and students, to understand and support the effective use and design of the university’s learning spaces in accordance with Deakin’s recommendations and principles. Design project.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Develop and deliver learning space innovations to support and enable digital higher education that enhances learning success, engagement and learning outcomes
  • Develop, transfer and improve resources to support the innovation of Deking Training Facilities.
  • Develop and deliver educational resources and links to build staff capacity for the effective use of the university’s physical and digital learning space.
  • Support the transition of university learning venues through changes in the external regulation of educational spaces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Promote teamwork and provide appropriate trainers to enable individuals to make high-quality decisions and achieve goals.
  • Analyze problems, consider a range of options to identify affordable and comprehensive solutions and translate complex problems into clear and understandable goals.

To succeed, you have:

  • Higher degree with further work experience or a combination of rich experience in the field of communication, journalism and / or marketing
  • Strong and proven skills and experience in copywriting, designing, developing, editing and managing the content of promotional brochures and online content, including websites, blogs, social media
  • Experience in graphic design and photo editing
  • Experience of performing several activities simultaneously up to strict deadlines has been shown
  • Good working knowledge of a number of digital channels and platforms
  • Experience in working independently and collaborating is shown to be part of a competent functional team

Applications for this position will be closed April 25, 2022


  • This role requires the official to apply for and maintain a child labor test (see the Deacon Involvement Procedure for more details)

Job offers from Deakin University are subject to the condition that the applicant be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be medically exempt and provide satisfactory evidence. You can see a copy of the COVID-19 vaccination schedule at the university.

Please provide your updated resume and a brief letter describing your skills and experience for the role.

For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Dr. Joe Elliott, Senior Lecturer, Teaching Innovation here at

Are you ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university that exerts positive impact through its excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation is based on the dedication and experience of our employees, and we offer a dynamic and diverse work environment with opportunities for career growth and development. We believe that a progressive and evolving culture will ensure that people choose to come and stay in Daikon and contribute to our continued success.

We value pluralism and aim to create an inclusive environment that embraces, respects and respects differences. We support and encourage the requests of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientations and genders.

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