Director, Curriculum Innovation and Pedagogy

Hobart/Launceston/Burnie, Australia
16 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and cultural future of Tasmania and, from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. Achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ.  We are a University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused.

Critical to our vision is providing a straightforward, agile, fit-for-purpose curriculum framework which enables the University Colleges to build contemporary curriculum.  This will be characterised by innovative learning and delivery modes, relevant employability outcomes, and a range of regional and on-country experiential learning opportunities to bring to life our distinctive place-based approach.

The Director, Curriculum Innovation & Pedagogy will provide strategic oversight and direction for the University’s compelling curriculum that is relevant to student aspirations and mindful of our diverse student cohorts.   The Director will contribute to driving systematic staff development to build capability and quality in learning and teaching, research, regional and Tasmanian Aboriginal knowledges across the University. 

The Director will be a recognised leader in learning and teaching, with a track record which is underpinned by high level strategic planning capability along with negotiation and influencing skills.  Their work will support improved student outcomes and rates of participation and achievement.  They will have demonstrated ability to drive transformation programs, to support staff to engage with new ways of working and to embrace change, and to engage with partners to enrich student learning to build the capability of staff to deliver innovative and flexible teaching.

This position can be located at either Hobart, Launceston or Cradle Coast Campuses for an initial fixed term period of up to 5 years.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Mitch Parsell, Academic Executive Director, Academic Division, or +61 3 6226 1926
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Wednesday 16 October at 11:55pm