Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
10 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Education and Quality Services, based at Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 7: $82,585-$89,149 plus superannuation
  • Two full time, fixed term positions until Dec 2017 and July 2018

Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally-recognised provider of quality education and an institution with a rich legacy of industry collaborations. We are an innovative University at the forefront of technology and are committed to delivering excellence in higher education, vocational training and research.

The Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality positions will be responsible for the coordination of faculty specific support and provision of authoritative advice for curriculum development, course accreditation and quality assurance processes. The positions are based in a Higher Education faculty, and works in cooperation with faculty?based Student Administration staff regarding the coordination of accreditation activities and processes. The positions will be responsible for executive support of Faculty academic and advisory committees, and for the coordination of university quality assurance and equivalency processes within a Faculty. The successful appointees will also be responsible for provision of authoritative advice to academic staff on University policies and procedures that relate to curriculum development, course accreditation and quality assurance and provide project support as allocated by the Manager, Curriculum and Quality (HE).

Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive experience in an administrative role which required management of a range of functions and provision of advice about, and interpretation of, policy and procedure, preferably in a tertiary education institution.
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to quality assurance and improvement principles.
  • High level interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders with a professional outlook and appreciation of sensitive issues.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

At Swinburne, we recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff and provide a range of working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options. You will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation.

How to apply
To start an application, click on ‘begin’ at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact For further information about the position, please contact Tiffany Milne, Manager Curriculum and Quality (HE) on +61 3 9214 4511.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: 30384, 32702
Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 26 March 2017


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