Policy Writer

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Banyule, Australia
05 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, Fixed term position to end of 2021
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • HEO9 Classification

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

Under the Sponsorship of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, La Trobe has embarked on a major program of work to innovate its educational activities and student experience. The Clever Learning Program Management team provide leadership, oversight and coordination to support academic and service divisions across the University to establish and role out a range of initiatives and projects under the program.

About the position

The Policy Writer will lead the alignment of La Trobe’s policy suites with the outcomes of our major strategic program. The incumbent will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to reform the suite of existing policies, procedures and guidelines, and develop new streamlined suites that are well-scaffolded, compliant within the Higher Education Standards Framework and aligned to the Clever Learning project outcomes.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have a proven record of delivering a full range of policy reform activities in the education context, including writing of strategic policy/procedure suites compliant with the relevant regulatory and legislative frameworks in the higher education sector. You will have experience consulting with and supporting stakeholders through policy development, implementation and evaluation.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 29 November 2020 by 11.55 pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Dominic Eyre, d.eyre@latrobe.edu.au

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing all essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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