Curriculum Mapping Expert

Melbourne, Australia
05 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $93,935 - $101,684 (UOM 7)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 9.5% super

About the role:

The Curriculum Mapping Expert will contribute to the mapping of the new MD curriculum. Working with the project team, the University’s Department of Rural Health and subject coordinators and academic leads to correctly, accurately and comprehensively map the new curriculum, create appropriate inputs for the new onboarded systems and work closely with system experts to provide expert advice. Under the supervision of the Senior Lecturer, Applied Medical Science Coordinator and MD Redesign Project Manager, the incumbent works diligently mapping new discovery subject modules and provide expert advice to subject and stream coordinators, course coordinator and module owners.

The Curriculum Mapping Expert will support the mapping of the curriculum to allow a cohort of students at the University’s Department of Rural Health to complete the MD course in its entirety in rural and regional Victoria. Responsive, modular, technology-enhanced learning methodologies underpin the state-of-the-art curriculum delivery the new Melbourne MD will offer, and this will be the major focus of this position.

We foster a values-based culture of innovation and creativity to enhance the research performance of the University and to achieve excellence in teaching and research outcomes. We invest in developing the careers and wellbeing of our students and staff and expect all our staff to live our values of:  Collaboration and teamwork, Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Accountability 

About you:

  • A degree with substantial relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
    Demonstrated ability in curriculum mapping and designing/understanding learning objectives in relation to subjects and course materials
  • Ability to work autonomously but also as a member of a project team, working closely with stakeholders and initiating dialogues with system specialists
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high level of support and advice to stakeholders
  • Experience or understanding of the new systems that are acquired for the new MD program
  • Demonstrated ability in acting as the expert for academics and project team to answer questions re maps and solve relevant problems relevant to the maps in the system or submissions
  • Highly developed interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise and work effectively with a range of people across all levels of the organisation
  • High level problem solving skills with the ability to exercise judgement and initiative, while maintaining commitment to achieving outcomes
  • High level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise workloads, work well under pressure, and organise own work and others to meet deadlines


  • Experience in or an understanding of the higher education sector and/or medical education
  • Experience working with managing curriculums with academics

Position Description


Applications close: 21 Mar 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time