Director, Interactive Learning

Canberra, Australia
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level D
Salary package: $141,416 - $150,324 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years with possibility of extension)

Position overview

The ANU is seeking a leader distinguished in higher education design and delivery to provide leadership to build upon the University's reputation for outstanding academic leadership and the student experience through operationalising the ANU Vision for Learning and Teaching.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader in teaching and learning, recognised for their eminence and sustained exceptional performance. They will have the demonstrated capacity to strategically lead innovation in education within a University.

The Director will provide leadership in fostering distinctive approaches to education grounded in pedagogy and evidence through establishing an expert team to drive transformation within the learning and teaching environments across ANU, including the recently developed collaborative learning environments of Kambri.

The Director will have a collaborative learning ethos with a focus on principles of education design that enrich the learner experience, engage the student cohort and teaches for contemporary learning.

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have a record of strategic educational leadership experience, and an understanding of the key issues, challenges and opportunities in learning and teaching for Australian universities.

Critical to success will be a collegial style, strong consultation and communication skills, and a proven commitment to providing an outstanding student experience.

The ANU Excellence in Learning and Teaching Partnership articulates a commitment from central, colleges and students to collaborate to improve education design, delivery and outcomes. Significant investment has been provided for the first strategic project of the Partnership, the Interactive Learning Program (iLEAP).

The focus for the role for the first twelve months will be on implementing, delivering and evaluating the first phase of iLEAP.

The program will be delivered through a 'hub and spokes' model to incentivise transformational change in education at ANU, on a scale that is significant, systemic, and sustained. Goals of the program include measures of enhanced student engagement, teaching quality and effectiveness.

For more information, please contact Professor Grady Venville, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) Ph: 6125 4873  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Please note: The successful applicant must have the rights to live and work in this country.