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Senior Manager, Learning and Teaching Innovation

Adelaide, Australia
$122,922 - $131,535 p.a.
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 9 | $122,922 - $131,535 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the Learning and Teaching Innovation Portfolio

The Learning and Teaching Innovation Portfolio (LTI) is committed to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching through supporting research and innovation. The LTI Portfolios work with technologies, groups, and individuals to enable the best possible contextualised learning experiences for staff and students. 

About the Role

To be “an innovator in contemporary education” is a fundamental part of the vision for the Flinders 2025 Agenda.

Flinders University now has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager, Learning and Teaching Innovation to join the Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) Portfolio to coordinate the delivery of student learning support programs and professional learning activities for academic staff. This is a rewarding opportunity to identify and respond to diverse student learning needs to enhance their ability to achieve success in their studies so that they can become creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates.

In this position, you will strategically plan, coordinate, and communicate delivery of programs and activities and develop partnerships across the university to ensure the programs and services provided by LTI meet student and staff needs.

As the Senior Manager, Learning and Teaching Innovation, you will also be accountable for:

  • Leading the strategic delivery of the long-term LTI strategy, ensuring program and service continuous improvement in line with contemporary developments in student academic development.
  • Managing the financial and physical resources required for program delivery related to Learning and Teaching innovation.
  • Evaluating outcomes of LTI programs and processes (where appropriate) and identifying opportunities to apply new concepts and technologies
  • Providing leadership, mentorship, supervision and performance management of direct reports, including fostering a team environment that embraces collaboration and a culture of student-centred service and continuous improvement across a range of services.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be an innovative leader, who is committed to providing high-quality outcomes and supporting the strategic direction of a tertiary education institution. Your excellent relationship management and communication skills will be the key to your success, as you demonstrate your ability to effectively advise, guide and influence a variety of stakeholders. You will be passionate about learning and teaching and exercise a high degree of independent judgement and initiative daily. As a key leader within LTI, you will drive a positive culture, heightening morale across your team. Your passion for teaching and learning innovation will be evident through your student-centred approach to decision making.

The Senior Manager, Learning and Teaching Innovation will hit the ground running, with demonstrated experience in leadership, management, education, and innovation. You will also demonstrate:

  • High-level strategic thinking, planning and analytical skills and active contribution to achieve outcomes and meet the University’s strategic goals.
  • High level to advanced planning and organisational skills, with extensive experience in project management including establishing priorities, allocating resources, coordinating communication plans, and meeting deadlines.
  • A postgraduate qualification with relevant professional qualification in a related field or an equivalent combination of equivalent skills and experience.

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).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

02 June 2024

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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