Education Program Development Lead

Melbourne, Australia
$135,032 - $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time (0.5 EFT) / Continuing 
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School, Department of Paediatrics
Salary: Level C – $135,032 - $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Department of Paediatrics

The Department of Paediatrics is a large department within the Melbourne Medical School. The Department has responsibility for the Child & Adolescent Health component of the School’s Doctor of Medicine course -.  There are approximately 80 academic and professional staff, 270 honorary academic staff, and more than 150 students enrolled to pursue research degrees from Honours, Masters and PhD.

About the Role

The Education Program Development Lead will support the development, delivery and/or redesign of subjects, courses, and programs in the Department of Paediatrics. They will report to the Deputy Head of the Department of Paediatrics and work closely with other key stakeholders on Campus, including the Child and Adolescent Health Coordinator and program leads, the Education Hub team, the Paediatric Academy, and content experts.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the final year of the Melbourne MD Research Project subject on the Melbourne Children's Campus and the transition to the redesigned Melbourne MD, providing teaching into this subject where expertise is relevant.
  • Support design and development of the Child and Adolescent Health curriculum and Discovery Subjects in the Department of Paediatrics.
  • Develop approaches to education program evaluation that support collecting information about program reach and impact.
  • Develop stakeholder relationships on Campus to identify opportunities for education delivery.

About You

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to interact positively and communicate effectively and in a timely manner with clinical and academic colleagues, support staff, and students. You will bring your ability to work as a part of a team to achieve excellent educational outcomes.

You will also have:

  • AHPRA registration in Australia where required (or eligible for medical registration in Australia) or eligibility for an appropriate professional body membership.
  • A higher degree in Health Professional Education or progress towards a qualification.
  • An accredited qualification in one of the health professions (across Allied Health, Nursing or Medicine) employed at RCH

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne 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.

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, 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
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 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

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at

Applications close: 13th December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057835_Education program development lead_PD.pdf