Assessment Project Officer

Melbourne, Australia
Academic Level A – $75,289.00 - $102,163.00 p.a. plus 17% super
09 May 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part time (0.8 FTE); Fixed-term for 14 months
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medical Education
Salary: Academic Level A – $75,289.00 - $102,163.00 p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research.

About the Role

As the Assessment Project Officer you will work closely with the Director of Assessment and staff within the Department of Medical Education to ensure the ongoing success of assessment reforms across. The Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. You will play an integral role in the ambitious review program, which aims to introduce innovative and evidence-based changes to the MD, by undertaking co-ordination and delivery of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) examinations program, across all 4 years of the MD. You will support changes to assessment format, including the delivery of computer-based examinations and the development, implementation and evaluation of learning materials for the BYOD exams, assessment and feedback literacy.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and updating of policies and procedures relating to this adoption
  • Contribute to research and training outcomes, including providing general research assistance and assisting in the development of scholarly articles for publication
  • Produce written reports and presentations, including contribution to the documentation required for School, Faculty and University accreditation of the course and its component subjects as directed

About You

You will have an interest in assessment and teaching within a higher education setting, and a demonstrated proficiency in educational technology systems. An excellent communicator, your well-developed written and verbal skills will allow you to engage with stakeholders across the university on matters relating to assessment within the MD program and adaptation of new technologies.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • A health professional, educational or technological qualification at a bachelor’s level
  • Teaching and/or assessment experience in a tertiary education setting
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyse and report on data and literature
  • Well-developed organisational, time-management and problem-solving skills

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

Position Description: 0049399 Assessment Project Officer - PD.pdf

Applications close: 5 June 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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