Senior Manager, Student Surveys and Evaluation

Brisbane, Australia
23 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) has a leading role in teaching and learning, professional education and innovation. ITaLI is an integrated teaching, research and service delivery centre for teaching and learning practices at The University of Queensland (UQ). ITaLI seeks to establish and maintain a flexible operating structure to drive and support innovation and excellence for these activities.

Under the leadership of the Director, ITaLI aims to transform teaching and learning across the University through the delivery of faculty and executive prioritised teaching and learning projects and services. The Institute provides leadership, engagement and advocacy in educational innovation, teaching excellence and learning analytics. ITaLI addresses critical areas of unmet need in teaching and learning by bridging the gap between the exponentially‐expanding discipline of higher education teaching and the increasing complexity of teaching to assist University teaching staff and improve the learning experience of students.

Information about ITaLI may be accessed on the Institute’s web site at

About This Opportunity

An opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Manager, Student Surveys and Evaluation to lead a team of specialists within the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) to develop, deploy, analyse, and report on strategic and corporate student survey data collection activity across the University and coordinate the efficient and effective gathering of student survey and educational evaluation data for teaching, courses, tutors, and programs.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

As the successful candidate, you will have extensive experience in the design, collection, reporting and analysis of survey results to inform planning and quality improvement processes on an institutional basis, with expertise in using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies to analyse, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations from survey data.

You will also have proven experience in leading change and championing data-informed decision making, along with extensive knowledge and experience in using survey and data reporting applications that align with the technical leadership responsibilities related to the role.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW Level 9, however, the total salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


To discuss this role please contact Professor Karen Benson on

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Want to Apply?

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All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Resume / CV
  • Cover letter
  • Response to selection criteria (found in the attached PD)

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.


Applications close: 6 August 2021

Job No: 514773