Officer, Academic Progress and Integrity

Melbourne, Australia
HEW 6 $82,494 - $89,087 + 17% Superannuation
28 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Flexible location
  • Full-time and Fixed term until December 2023
  • HEW 6 $82,494 - $89,087 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Cloud Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

The role of the Senior Officer, Academic Progress and Integrity is to support, implement and monitor processes and operational frameworks relating to academic progress and student academic integrity as well as review of results.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Investigate and probe for the facts and identify relevant solutions and selects the most appropriate from the range of alternatives to support academic progress and integrity outcomes
  • Seek feedback from clients regarding their satisfaction and perspective with the academic progress and integrity services received, respond to feedback with openness and transparency and seek to identify ways to better service the customer
  • Provide ethical advice to stakeholders in relation to academic progress and integrity process and practice that address underlying issues, promoting value-adding insights and recommendations
  • Build new and productive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders or key and influential individuals across the University
  • Develop and implement practical, accessible solutions to progress and integrity matters based on stakeholder needs
  • Strive for excellence and consult regularly with stakeholders to clarify who requires the information, the purpose for which it is required, criteria for success and where and when advice and recommendation is required
  • Communicate with confidence using examples and the most appropriate influencing technique for a given situation to increase understanding and support

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Degree with subsequent relevant experience; or
  • Extensive experience and specialist knowledge or broad knowledge in technical or administrative fields
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Administrative experience in a large organisation which is governed through an extensive policy framework
  • Knowledge of academic progress and academic integrity policy, process, and practice
  • Experience applying a common set of rules in a multitude of circumstances

Applications for this position close on the 13th of July, 2022


  • This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details)

Offers of employment from Deakin University are conditional upon the applicant being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory evidence of the same. You can view a copy of the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure.

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Lisa Baker, Coordinator, Academic Progress and Integrity at

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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