Assistant Director, Learning Analytics

Melbourne, Australia
09 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Newly Created Role
  • Key Leadership Focus
  • Shape student profiles, curriculum design and program architectures
  • Excellent Career Opportunity for HEW 10A or Academic Level C/D dependent on experience

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Associate Director, Learning Analytics will lead RMIT in relation to research and analytics to shape student profiles, curriculum design and program architectures. Learning analytics is a core service in ensuring that RMIT's focus is placed on the evidence of program and course quality as experienced by students, employers and the wider community. Innovation, quality, accessibility and sustainability underpin the context for evidence-based evaluation and analysis. This role is responsible for providing leadership in analytics in relation to the development of an education environment that aligns entirely with RMIT's strategy.

Skills & Experience Required

Key to your success in this role will be your ability to drive RMIT Studios' agenda in evidence-based curriculum enquiry, program and course development and provide leadership in learning analytics in relation to the development of an education environment that aligns entirely with the University's Strategic Plan. As the Assistant Director, you will direct, inspire and engage the team to deliver high quality, innovative and effective services for building capacity in the understanding and use of learning analytics in improving student learning, experiences and program and course quality and development. You will have demonstrated experience in providing sound strategic advice, including the preparation of reports, briefing papers and similar to executive and senior management. Furthermore, you will have experience in leading and managing educational change processes while managing the technical and business analysis and design processes.

To Apply

For further information, please visit our website at and search using Job Ref #555938.

Applications close on 30 November 2016.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.