Academic Coordinator

Armidale, Australia
15 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences & Education

  • Continuing, full-time position,
  • $ 84,206 to $ 94,282 per annum (HEO7)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation.  Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education (HASSE) offers innovative programs across a range of disciplines and professions , underpinned by the University’s commitment to provide excellent teaching, flexible and outstanding learning facilities and a first-rate student learning experience. The Faculty consists of two Schools: the School of Education and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).

About the role

The Academic Coordinator is responsible for a range of activities underpinning academic program management. You will monitor and ensure compliance of academic programs, developing and implementing quality assurance mechanisms. You will contribute to a range of academic improvement projects and activities that align with UNE’s strategic directions and priorities for teaching and learning, consistent with educational best practice. You will work closely with academic management staff across the Faculty and the University, providing policy and procedural advice to staff and students and working collaboratively to manage student administration and teaching and learning activities, exercising initiative, judgment, integrity and diplomacy.

Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone with demonstrated understanding of higher education administration and functions, particularly as these relate to statutory and legislative requirements, accreditation and standards in Initial Teacher Education (ITE).  You will be a skilled communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills, able to liaise with a range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes.  You will be highly organised, able to manage critical and competing priorities, with the ability to use your initiative and judgement, solve problems, research, analyse and advise.

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Mark Bourne:  phone 02 6773 4434 or email To find out more about the Faculty visit:

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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Closing Date: 02 June 2019

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.