(Part-time - 0.6 FTE, Fixed
Term Contract for 12 months)
Orygen, The National Centre of
Excellence in Youth Mental Health is the world’s leading research and knowledge
translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.
At Orygen, our leadership and
staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative
clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that
there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young
people experiencing mental ill-health.
Our work has created a new, more
positive approach to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders, and has
developed new models of care for young people with emerging disorders. This
work has been translated into a worldwide shift in services and treatments to
include a primary focus on getting well and staying well, and health care
models that include partnership with young people and families.
So if you’re looking for an opportunity to join a
dynamic, vibrant and forward thinking organisation which has become a thought
leader in the field of youth mental health, we look forward to hearing from
The LMS Developer will work within a dynamic team of clinicians and
academics who contribute their skills and knowledge to the service innovation,
workforce education and research translation initiatives and projects of
Orygen. These initiatives are undertaken
by Orygen’s Research and Translation division in order to grow the capacity of
the Youth Mental Health workforce to improve the lives of young people
experiencing mental ill health.
To contribute to Orygen’s initiatives
and projects the LMS Developer will:
support the development of training resources such as online learning
modules, webinars, communities of practice and
online forums/discussion groups
lead the production and delivery of webinars
Create and deliver reports on LMS usage data for specific cohorts to
assist with planning and evaluation activities
Assist clinical educators in creating and editing online surveys and
Troubleshoot any issues or problems arising and and communicating the
solution to the end users.
is designed to aid the management and development of Orygen’s internal
information and office systems and applications that relate to our moodle LMS.
The tasks and responsibilities of the
LMS Developer will vary over time depending on the skills, knowledge and
experience of the individual and the range of initiatives and projects
A youth-friendly, optimistic and professional
approach to work and a commitment to achieving positive change in Youth Mental
Develop, test and evaluate Moodle based learning
system from the user perspective and make modifications to functionality or
design to improve the online learning experience
Experience with administering, maintaining and
updating moodle sites.
Able to modify and maintain custom Moodle plugins,
themes and code (PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS).
Able to modify and create SCORM packages that can
be used by the LMS.
Experience with online facilitation and knowledge
development and delivery of online learning modules and training materials.
Ability to work independently and effectively
within a multidisciplinary team, with evidence of sound conflict resolution
Well developed interpersonal and communication
skills (written and verbal).
A commitment to ongoing professional development:
maintains and develops knowledge through access to current literature,
continuing education, supervision and attendance at seminars conferences etc.
Knowledge of instructional design and e-learning
tools and methodologies to develop content outlines, storyboards, and scripts
for e-learning modules that incorporate a range of multi-media
Capacity to develop effective working
relationships, collaborations and partnerships with a range of services within
the broader community service system.
Project management skills and/or experience.
Well developed analytical and evaluation skills
Experience with database development
submit your resume, cover letter and a supporting statement that addresses the selection
For a position description, please visit the Orygen
website at https://www.orygen.org.au/About/Work-with-Us/Moodle-LMS-Developer
For further information about the role, please
contact Caroline Crlenjak at 0412 383 616.
to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
using the subject line: Moodle LMS
Date for Applications: COB Wednesday, 12 December 2018.
Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are
dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of
gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age.
Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. We
strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Orygen reserves the right to close the
advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore it is encouraged that you
submit your application as soon as possible.