Associate Director Learning and Teaching MUIC

Sydney, Australia
05 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Extensive experience in leading and ensuring the quality of the educational programs for MUIC
  • Salary Package: From $128,754 - $151,517p.a. (Level 10, Band 1), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, Ongoing 

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced pathways Associate Director, Learning and Teaching to join MUIC. This is an exciting opportunity to join our large fast-paced pathways centre, where best practice pedagogy and action research are highly valued.

Reporting to the Director MUIC & ELC, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, implementation, delivery and review of MUIC’s Diploma and Foundation programs. You will lead the educational day-to-day operations of the Diploma and Foundation programs including all aspects of the student journey and you will play a pivotal role in running this established, award-winning centre. You will lead a team of highly professional and experienced individuals who have a strong focus on delivering the highest quality pathways experience in a University setting.

As the successful candidate, you will have a strong track record leading and developing senior teachers.  You will have postgraduate qualifications and extensive experience across a broad range of areas including educational design; curriculum development; teacher evaluation; and student assessment methodologies and systems.

About Us

This is an exciting time to join MUIC. MUIC provides local and international students with an alternative pathway to the University’s undergraduate degree offerings. At MUIC, students can complete a Foundation or Intensive program to enter the first year of a Macquarie University undergraduate degree, or a Diploma program to then enter the second year of a Macquarie University undergraduate degree.

The Times Higher Education ranks Macquarie University in the top 10 most international universities in the world: it is home to over 10,000 international students from over 100 countries. Macquarie University is a modern, top 10 Australian research institution.

Together, we advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions. We’re connecting people across the most diverse fields of knowledge to create bold new possibilities: for their careers, intellectual endeavours, enterprises and the common good.

Macquarie is a University engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below and address the nominated position you are applying for:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Education (or similar) and extensive teaching experience in pathways and/or higher education.
  • Extensive theoretical knowledge of, and experience in, the design and implementation of programs, curricula and assessment within the pathways context or similar.
  • Experience of developing and implementing learning and teaching quality and standards frameworks in a pathways context.
  • Extensive experience in the development of assessment methodologies and systems, including knowledge of software and technology.
  • Experience managing teaching staff and demonstrated ability to build and manage a high performing team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in the development and use of teacher evaluation assessments and management of teacher records.
  • A working knowledge of the regulatory environment, standards and governance associated with the delivery of pathway programs.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below:

Specific Role Enquiries: Pamela Humphreys, Director, MUIC & ELC

Recruitment Enquiries: Sarah Bate, HR Manager,

Applications Close: Sunday, 21 July 2019 11:55 pm (AEST)

Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.