Team Leader, Learning Advisers

Location
Joondalup/Mount Lawley, Australia
Posted
May 06, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 19, 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CENTRE FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING SUPPORT
$103,263 to $116,306 pa (HEW8)
ONGOING, FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS

Overview

The Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) delivers a comprehensive suite of services and programmes that promotes high quality learning and teaching outcomes for students and academic staff. Based predominantly at the Joondalup Campus, the CLT plays a key role in designing and implementing future teaching and learning strategies and enhancing the student experience.

The Learning Support team forms part of the CLT and is focused on enhancing student success and preparedness for university. The team supports all ECU students to successfully transition into university and progress throughout their study, including enabling, undergraduate, postgraduate, and HDR programs. The team adopts a strength-based perspective to student development in these programs through delivering communication skills activities both within and outside of the curriculum.

The Role

The Team Leader, Learning Advisers leads a team of learning advisers and peer learning programs across the University to improve the academic success of ECU coursework students. This includes the management of self-access academic skills programs and oversight of other relevant learning support services such as Peer Assisted Study Sessions. This position is responsible for reviewing and reporting on student engagement with leaning adviser services and liaising with stakeholders in Schools to support embedded communication skills activities where relevant.

The successful candidate will be a key stakeholder in developing ECU’s already outstanding reputation for high quality student support. They will be leading new initiatives for extracurricular online learning support and innovative academic skills activities that foster independent student learning.

Key Criteria

Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in:

  • Supervising and mentoring teams, setting priorities, providing on-the-job training and constructive feedback
  • Coordinating or managing a service centre
  • Teaching and/or support of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Current pedagogies relevant to student learning and academic literacies in a higher education setting
  • Techniques for improving academic writing skills, structuring arguments, structuring academic documents, and thesis or exegesis preparation

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $103,263 - $116,306 per annum plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities Overview website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Dr Andrew Kelly (Manager, Learning Support) on 6304 5191 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement (maximum 2 pages) addressing the key criteria above.

*Previous Applicants need not apply*

Closing Date:

Applications close on WEDNESDAY 19 MAY 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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