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Assessors – Digital Marketing (Contractors)

Assessors – Digital Marketing (Contractors)

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Feb. 28, 2017

About us

Open Colleges has been delivering quality education for over 100 years. During this time, we have honed our unique learning model to become Australia's leader in online learning. We've achieved this by continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible, supportive, and affordable education.

 We're dedicated to putting the student at the centre of everything we do and have helped over 700,000 people gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.

Our team includes over 450 staff and 300 contract educators. Over the last three years, we have been through a fundamental organisational transformation. We have more than tripled the number of staff and expect to grow to more than 700 staff over the next three years.

The Opportunity:

We are currently in the position to expand our Assessor pool with the recruitment of contract Assessors as part of the Digital Marketing Education Division. The Assessor contract role is a key educational delivery position within Open Colleges and is part of the Business, Finance and Services Education Division.

This position is on a contract basis that is flexible and would suit anyone who is currently freelancing, working part-time in a studio or education institute. The hours are not set hours per week, and will be dependant upon your experience – both Industry and VET and what units of competency you are assigned to.

The Assessor will be concerned with the quality of the student experience, student retention and completion and student satisfaction with their learning experience.  This position will also provide input into the continuous improvement of the course design, learning materials and assessments as well as online student support materials.

In this role, you will undertake the following core functions:

  • Grade assessments in accordance with the Education Service Standards
  • Provide constructive feedback to learners in accordance with the Policies and Procedures
  • Participate in Assessment Validation and Moderation
  • Complete Professional Development requirements in line with an Annual Professional Development Plan
  • Facilitate the individual assessment discussions in OpenSpace
  • Facilitate Skill Development Workshops (if applicable)

Key Attributes & Experience:

  • Experience (+2 years in the last 4 years) relevant industry experience
  • Experience (+2 years in the last 4 years) of delivery and assessment of competency based training
  • Experience in the delivery and assessment of online learning
  • Understanding of the specific needs of adult learners
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong student focus and ethos

Educational Qualifications:

  • Digital Marketing qualifications at a minimum of Diploma level or higher (essential)
  • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (essential)
  • Recent experience* working in Digital Marketing (Social Media & Digital Media) – (essential)
  • Recent experience* in distance, flexible or online learning (highly desirable)

      * Defined as in the past 2 years

Please be aware that it is a requirement of this position that background checks are completed. The background checking process includes reference checking and validation of employment; proof of qualifications; proof of rights to work within Australia; and a police check.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Ciaran Martin, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Open Colleges (02) 8048 5006.

Please note that due to the high volume of response anticipated for this role, only short listed candidates will be contacted.