Executive Officer, Learning and Teaching

Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
$90,000 - $100,000 (neg) + super
Posted
18 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Sep 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • $90,000 - $100,000 (neg) + super
  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Manly with visits to CBD Campus as required

The Executive Officer (Learning & Teaching) provides advice and support to the DVC (L&T) and wider Academic department (Academic Operations and Learning & Teaching). This role provides support into the development, implementation, monitoring and communication of departmental strategic plans and projects in support of the ICMS vision.

This is an opportunity to implement and coordinate institutional academic functions, policies and processes - including course accreditation and renewal, course review, curriculum data management, academic policy, quality assurance, self-accrediting authority application, benchmarking projects, coordinating scholarship and the Academic Calendar.

As a member of the Academic team, the Executive Officer (Learning & Teaching) will contribute to institution-wide activities, innovations as well as initiatives and through these collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders.

As the Executive Officer (Learning & Teaching) will:

  • Support the DVC (L&T) for the development, implementation, monitoring and communication of departmental strategic plans and projects. 
  • Assist the DVC (L&T) in accreditation and renewal, course review, curriculum data management, academic policy, quality assurance, benchmarking projects, coordinating scholarship and the Academic Calendar.
  • Schedule high priority meetings and events such as Faculty Day and complete administrative tasks as required in response to strategic and operational requests.
  • Provide quality and timely reports and drafting support for briefing papers, discussion papers, submissions and presentations for internal and external audiences such as governance bodies and national and international peak bodies in the disciplines of the College.
  • Ensure compliance within the Academic Department with HESF, VET, and ELICOS regulatory standards and professional requirements.
  • Manage academic projects, including tracking timelines and ensuring that important deadlines are met, such as work plans, course review, ensuring regulatory requirements are met and the integrity of course data is maintained.
  • Develop and share best practice approaches to quality within and across faculties, including participating in risk management and internal audits, and coordinating subsequent improvement activities.
  • Undertake required background work to anticipate quality and compliance issues, provide well-informed policy, administrative and strategic advice, including making recommendations.
  • Communicate and follow up action items as required from committees and boards. 
  • Foster constructive relationships with all key stakeholders ensuring that they are involved in the planning, scheduling, resourcing and delivery of specific programs, projects or activities.

To be successful in applying for this role, you should have or be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in academic quality assurance or academic project management 
  • Background in designing/developing/ implementing academic projects
  • Solid understanding of data analysis and reporting against key regulatory measures and educational KPI’s
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and legislation such as RTO Standards, Higher Education Standards Framework and ELICOS
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent organisational and research skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities and influencing skills

A postgraduate qualification is preferred but not essential.

Perks / Benefits

Perks and benefits of employment at ICMS include enhanced parental leave, study discounts, lunch (served in Manly), volunteer days and access to an employee assistance program.  Our events include guest lectures, monthly coffee mornings, inspirational planning days and family Christmas parties. We have an integrated HR system designed to maximise your performance and career potential.

How to apply

Please select ‘Apply Now’ and submit a cover letter addressed to Dr Heidi Le Sueur, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) and an updated CV to work@icms.edu.au.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt and will not be accepted beyond Wednesday 7th September 2022.

Early application is encouraged.

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