Senior Educational Development Advisor, Work Integrated Learning

Banyule, Australia
Thursday, 21 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 7 November 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing
  • Location Independent
  • Level C - $119, 899 - $137,724 per annum + 17% superannuation

About the position

This position reports to the Deputy Director, Educational Development Services and will support the provision of high-quality educational development support to school learning and teaching staff, with a particular focus on Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities, as detailed below. The Senior Educational Development Advisor (WIL) will provide specialist services on integrating WIL in the University’s curriculum.

This position will work closely with colleagues in Education Development Services, within the DVCE portfolio and across the University to build capability in a broad range of University staff and contexts to integrate WIL in the curriculum. The incumbent will have a role in assuring the effective delivery of educational technology and digital advancement activities within the University’s major strategic educational renewal program: Clever Learning.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • PhD degree or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, curriculum development and subject coordination in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes, as evidenced by sustained high results on student feedback on teaching surveys, teaching excellence awards or through other forms of evidence.
  • Evidence of innovative initiatives undertaken in the last three years that have improved the student experience, and the evaluation of effectiveness of these initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence the teaching practice of others, particularly as it relates to employability curriculum principles.
  • Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively, collaboratively, and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated high level stakeholder management skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a complex environment.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 7th November 2021 by 11:55 pm

Position Enquiries: Associate Professor Lisa Cary,

Recruitment Enquiries:

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.