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Education Program Developer

Camperdown, Australia
$83,384 - $93,362 p.a. (pro-rata) HEO5 + 17% superannuation
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Job Details

  • Part time (17.5 hours per week) fixed term position until the 19th of Feb 2027. Hybrid role, located on Camperdown Campus in the School of Veterinary Science
  • Opportunity to develop and design flexible adult/continuing education programs for the veterinary profession
  • Base Salary $83,384 - $93,362 p.a. (pro-rata) HEO5 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Do you have a background within the veterinary profession or adult learning and looking for a different way to utilise your skills? The Centre for Veterinary Education (CVE) is looking for an enthusiastic part-time Education Program Developer. If you are a great communicator and administration whiz with experience in education, this could be the role for you.

You will be responsible for the project management of a portfolio of veterinary continuing education courses as part of the CVE's small and enthusiastic education team. In this role, collaboration is key; you will work closely with our other education program developers and the CVE's customer support and marketing teams, as well as our tutors and participants.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • project manage the running of a portfolio of veterinary CE courses
    • coordinate the logistics for the courses, including scheduling meetings with tutors, planning of events in various locations, sourcing appropriate venues and resources
    • coordinate the compilation of course content and materials and upload to the online Learning Management System
  • build relationships and manage communication with course stakeholders
  • represent CVE at a range of functions including outside of standard working hours in a professional and discreet manner including performing 'meet and greet' and front-of-house duties
  • ensure course content is delivered in alignment with current continuing education practices
  • provide LMS support for CVE tutors, staff and course participants.

To learn more about the Sydney School of Veterinary Science click here and Centre for Veterinary Education click here

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Education Program Developer who has:

  • certificate IV training design & assessment qualification and applicable experience
  • working experience as a veterinary nurse or equivalent (desirable)
  • sound knowledge of contemporary learning issues and adult learning principles
  • excellent computing (Microsoft Office suite) skills, including design packages, database usage and online learning platforms (e.g. Moodle, Canvas etc)
  • layout design, content development and editorial skills
  • skills and experience in design and delivery of continuing education
  • demonstrated capability in project management
  • experience in the veterinary profession is highly desirable.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all the role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Nicole Turle, Recruitment Consultant. Recruitment Operations, Human Resources by email

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Applications Close

Monday 18 March 2024 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

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