LEaRN is a network of academia, practitioners, industry and government agencies in Australia and overseas exploring the influence of the designed environment on teaching and learning. As a research network, LEaRN operates in collaboration with partners across a range of sectors including education, architecture, design, furniture, ICT, government and private school systems. The network aims to provide an intellectual space to focus on the relationships between pedagogy and space across all educational environments, from early years' settings through to tertiary environments and the workplace. LEaRN is a multi-disciplinary forum, supported by the founding faculties of Architecture, Building and Planning - Melbourne School of Design (MSD) and Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE).
The Research Communications Coordinator - LEaRN will support the Learning Environments Applied Research Network's (LEaRN) through research communication of the activities and findings of the group to broad audiences.
The role requires an organised, self-directed, creative individual with skills in communications, website development, and event management. An interest in communicating research and in the field of learning environments - including links between education and design across a range of settings, including school, vocational, higher education, medical settings and corporate settings - is desirable.
The position will be housed within the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning - MSD and will report to the Associate Director of LEaRN, Dr Ben Cleveland, with day to day supervision from LEaRN Research Fellow, Sarah Backhouse and Building Connections Project Coordinator, Dr Sianan Healy.
To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.
For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria