Curriculum and Quality Assurance Coordinator, Graduate

Melbourne, Australia
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Salary: $79,910 - $86,499 (HEW 6)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - 17% superannuation

About The Faculty of Arts, Academic Support Office 

The Academic Support Office works in partnership to support the development, delivery and quality assurance of teaching and learning in the Faculty of Arts, particularly in the following key areas:

  • Selection and Scholarships;
  • Undergraduate Programs;
  • Graduate Coursework;
  • Graduate Research;
  • eTeaching/eLearning;
  • Student Programs (Enrichment);
  • Tutor Induction.

About the role

The Curriculum and Quality Assurance Coordinator provides high quality support and advice in curriculum development, course/program reviews and the development of teaching and learning initiatives for the Faculty’s undergraduate, honours, graduate and research programs. The Coordinator will maintain in-depth knowledge of compliance requirements and provide support in fulfilling these.

The Coordinator also assists with a range of tasks including Student One configuration, course and subject change proposals, coordination of requests through the Curriculum Approval Publication System (CAPS) and undertake special projects as required. The Coordinator will liaise directly with coordinators and assist with training and support for staff within the faculty for CAPS. They will also be responsible for executive support for the Graduate Studies Committee and Teaching and Learning Committee and related working groups.

About you - skills and attributes will be highly regarded:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and experience in the tertiary sector or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience in the tertiary sector;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with external parties and University staff at different levels;
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with the ability to deliver creative solutions and negotiate outcomes;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent and informed judgement in problem-solving;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team player, to support colleagues and contribute to the improvement of administrative systems and procedures;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with the ability to manage one’s own time in order to meet deadlines;
  • Experience in providing committee support including minute taking, preparing papers and communications.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Position Description

Advertised: 24 Oct 2018 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 13 Nov 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time