Academic Program Director

Melbourne, Australia
28 May 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics

Department/School: Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Leadership in Education Innovation

Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education (MSPACE) Appointment of Academic Program Director

The University of Melbourne has a world-class reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It is a leading Australian university and highly ranked globally.

MSPACE is a new inter-disciplinary School with a whole-of-University mandate for offering lifelong learning opportunities for professionals across all academic areas and for people at all stages of their career. It will expand the University's teaching and learning offerings and help ensure graduates continue to thrive in work environments shaped by accelerating change. MSPACE is central to the University's objectives to meet the needs of graduates in local and international communities who are seeking opportunities to re-skill throughout their careers.

Reporting to the Head of School of MSPACE, each of the Academic Program Directors will be responsible for developing and maintaining a portfolio of teaching and learning programs within a defined discipline cluster. Drawing upon the latest developments in professional, continuing and executive education practice, they will work with colleagues in the School and across the University to help develop and drive programs of outstanding quality and relevance.

Successful applicants will bring a strong track record as educationalists and innovators within a relevant discipline area. They will be able to work collegially and persuasively in an elite higher education context and have the capacity to drive initiatives using their clear grasp of teaching and learning excellence. They will also have a flair for entrepreneurialism and sound commercial aptitude.

Please DO NOT apply via the University website. For a confidential conversation and to apply for the role of Academic Program Director, Business and Management please contact Sophia Ha via A detailed information package is available at quoting reference number 3700/4.

Position Description

Advertised: 28 May 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 25 Jun 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time