Professional Development Trainer

Adelaide, Australia
$82,923 - $88,414 p.a. pro-rata.
17 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Position Details

  • Fixed term until December 2023 | Part-Time at 0.6FTE
  • Higher Education Officer Level 6 | $82,923 - $88,414 p.a. pro-rata.
  • Location: Bedford Park
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About the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students)

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) provides administrative support to key strategic and operational functions of the University’s student-related and academic services. Under the general portfolio, the Office team support Portfolio leadership and facilitate dialogue between key service areas to help the Portfolio ensure Flinders’ educational offerings are innovative, of assured quality, and are student centred. This drives our values and ethos, our impact and engagement, and our vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

About the Role

The Flinders University Horizon Award team are seeking an enthusiastic Professional Development Trainer who is passionate about supporting students to meet their full potential.

The Flinders Horizon Award Program is an innovative program that provides further opportunities for students to develop their professional skills and gain new experiences and insights that will benefit their careers.

As the Professional Development Trainer, you will be responsible for the creation, development, delivery and curation of a range of skill development resources and experiences. This includes experiential workshops, digital and online learning content, facilitated events and leadership programs.

You will also be accountable for:

  • Liaising with various stakeholders (employers, industry groups, alumni and community organisations) to develop engagement opportunities.
  • Creating and maintaining applicable records of program participants.
  • Consulting and collaborating with the Careers and Employability team to create content, workshops and information sessions that support and prepare students to maximise participation and engagement.

About You

An excellent written and oral communicator with the ability to communicate to diverse audiences, you will have demonstrated experience in developing relationships and liaising with a range of stakeholders at all levels. You will also be highly motivated and utilise your time management skills to prioritise your work and meet deadlines.  

The successful candidate will also possess:

  • Tertiary qualification with relevant equivalent experience and/or education/training in Educational Programming and/or Human Resources and/or Training and Development.
  • Experience in developing, delivering, evaluating and continuously enhancing multi-channel training programs for skill development appropriate to a wide range of audience.
  • An understanding of both employability skill development strategies and the skills employers seek for the workplace.
  • Proficiency in digital literacy and familiar with online learning environments.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Nalini Klopp.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

02 Apr 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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