Instructional Designer

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20033371
Closing Date: 29-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: until 30.06.2019
Attachments: C3260.docx (Word, 447KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form 20033371.docx (Word, 643KB)

Contact: Deborah Lowthorpe

Position Details

  • VPSG-4 range $79,955 - $90,716 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • Two (2) full time, fixed term contracts available:
    • Position: 20033371 until 30 June 2018
    • Position: 20033370 until 30 June 2019
  • Working within the BlueConnect Program, located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street,
          Docklands, 3008*


About the role

The BlueConnect Instructional Designer will be responsible for developing and building suitable learning for the users of new frontline mobile technology. Being experienced in digital and/or mobile technology training, as well as training development, the applicant would preferably have experience in an agile project delivery environment and be able to develop content that reflects relevant business policy.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Reviewing and analysing existing training materials, and coordinating the development of a range of digital and face-to-face training solutions;
  • Developing innovative digital tools that align with and enhance the mobile user experience for a diverse workforce;
  • Utilising standardised and suitable digital templates to develop content to support training designs for mobile technology/devices;
  • Developing engagement materials for end users and Super Users, including videos and slide presentations;
  • Reviewing training evaluations, measuring the digital user experience of the technology and incorporating any feedback;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders to consult, influence and negotiate learning technology issues. Inclusive of collaboration with SMEs and program leads to ensure that content, learning objectives and delivery modes meet project goals.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience in translating  training or learning design into relevant content;
  • Developing digital, mobile or online learning content for a technology or system implementation;
  • Working knowledge of digital user experience principles, adult learning principles and outcomes
  • Practical knowledge of e-learning technologies and deployment strategies;
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultation skills with a demonstrated capacity to work effectively and collaboratively in a team based environment;
  • Involvement in tailoring training content for different user/learner groups;

Requirements and relevant information:

  • A relevant tertiary degree or vocational qualification in the field of training and development is highly desirable.
  • The successful candidate may be required to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals.

*Your usual place of work will be within the BlueConnect Program, Information, Systems and Security Command; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Information, Systems and Security Command as required.


How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description that is attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

When opening the Application Form that is attached to the advertisement, please ‘Save' a copy to complete.  Please note that applicants are NOT required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description. 

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form 


If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Deborah Lowthorpe on 0458 033 334 or via email or Courtney Dohnt on 9247 3507 or via email


If you have a disability / medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement / adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email on


Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Wednesday 29 November 2017.


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