Academic Career Developer

Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
$115,709 - $122,780
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The PVC(E) Portfolio is responsible for leading and supporting the development and implementation of strategies, programs and initiatives to improve students’ experience of learning and to enhance the capabilities of the University’s staff in relation to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology enabled learning, teaching, curricula and the resources to support learning and/or teaching.

About the role

  • Level 9: A$115,709 - A$122,780 + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Fixed term for 24 month with possible extension

The Academic Career Developer provides support and advice to the Academic Development Manager on the design, development, implementation and quality assurance of Academic Career Development (ACD) initiatives for academic staff across UNSW. The Academic Career Developer is responsible for enabling staff to plan, collect and utilise appropriate data/evidence for performance review and for development, promotion, grant, award and fellowship nominations and initiatives central to ACD.  The role is responsible for the day-to-day management of ACD programs and initiatives and in program managing all ACD projects.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications and/or a combination of qualifications and experience in an area of study and work related to academic career development.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, developing, facilitating, reviewing, reporting and project managing ACD programs, activities and services to build institutional capacity and individual capability for quality assured learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively lead the multi-disciplinary teams involved in meeting the academic development and evaluation needs of faculty, school, and program educational development initiatives.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

For further information about the position, please contact Prof Bob Fox, PVC Education portfolio on telephone (61 2) 9385 3907 or email

Applications close: 11 January 2016