Manager, QA, Accreditation and Academic Support

Hawthorn, Australia
24 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Attractive salary package plus generous staff benefits
  • Newly created opportunity to contribute to our 2025 vision
  • Swinburne International

Swinburne is a place where your work can impact the national economy and wellbeing of our society. We promote diversity, support career development, provide flexibility and offer competitive salary packages. 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

Reporting to the Dean Transnational Education, as our newly created Manager, Quality Assurance (QA), Accreditation & Academic Support, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of curriculum and accreditation for Transnational Education, providing Faculties and offshore partners with high-level service to support the achievement of the Swinburne International Expanding Global Capability strategy.

Working closely with Associate Deans International (ADI), you will be key in supporting our offshore teaching and learning initiatives and partnerships. You will also lead and manage the progress of transnational programs through internal course accreditation and management processes. 

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience in quality assurance of transnational education; and/or proven extensive experience in the quality assurance of transnational education; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Proven ability in developing and executing strategic and operational business plans and policy, and the delivery of these within time frames and budget
  • High-level analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and implement innovative solutions

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (superannuation) and various voluntary salary packaging options.

Other discounts include annual Myki cards and private health insurance. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including negotiable removal expenses for Academic staff, paid maternity/partner leave, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: TBC

Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday 24th October 2018

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