Head, Digital Curriculum, Business School

Sydney, Australia
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.

The Business School’s reputation is built on its outstanding staff, students and alumni and a cultural diversity which ensures an international focus. It also has a long history of deep industry engagement and takes pride in the impact it has through its educational and research activities. The School is frequently ranked among the top 50 in the world, and in some areas among the top 20, according to global indicators. For further information, see: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/.

About the role

  • Competitive salary package offered (UNSW Level 10)
  • Continuing role, 35 hours per week
  • Located at Kensington, Sydney

The development and delivery of digital assets lies at the heart of the University and Business School’s education strategy, as documented in the UNSW 2025 Strategy. The focus here is on digital uplift of existing programs and courses to meet the needs of existing students, and the development and launch of new online programs, courses and assets for growth markets.

The Head, Digital Curriculum, leads the digital transformation of the Business School while also implementing program strategies to establish the Business School as entrepreneurial and a leader in digital curriculum innovation. This is a boundary spanning role that requires high-level consultation and collaboration across the Business School, the University, and externally.

Key responsibilities include

  • Under the guidance of the Deputy Dean (Education), design and operationalise digital components of Business School curricula with alignment to the UNSW education and digital strategies.
  • Work with key stakeholders in developing plans for implementing Business School-wide initiatives for technology enhanced teaching and learning across the existing and expanding program portfolio. Doing so by adopting a systematic and coordinated approach to digital experimentation, innovation and implementation.
  • Elevate the student experience by ensuring the Business School is appropriately positioned to implement the UNSW Inspired Learning Initiative, including Digital Uplift. As well as enhance the student experience generally, identify and exploit opportunities to create new digital learning experiences and programs.
  • Enable the Business School to adopt innovative, digital and transformative programs and courses to meet the needs of students, industry, the professions and wider community. In so doing, develop digital education based on future innovation and global best practice for online and blended programs and courses.
  • Contribute to the digital branding and positioning of the Business School by developing and promoting flagship online cutting-edge programs for growth markets.

About the successful applicant

  • Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent level of knowledge, gained through a combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in digital or innovative curriculum design, with a high-level track record of developing and integrating online learning solutions. Preferably within a university or similar setting.
  • Knowledge of, and affinity with, global standards in the development and delivery of digital technologies, particularly those relating to online learning with an understanding of the innovation process and its application in commercial and public sectors.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Nikki Hayes, Talent Acquisition Lead

E: nikki.hayes@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11.59pm Thursday 6th December 2018

Find out more about working at UNSW

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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