Learning Advisor (MESH), Learning Futures Portfolio

Parramatta Campus
20 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Ref No. 617/17
  • Parramatta Campus
  • Part-Time, .6FTE, On-going Position

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with 2,500 staff and 40,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.  

The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning Transformations) is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Advisor to work in the Mathematics Education and Support Hub (MESH). The successful applicant will work with members of the MESH team to address the University priority of supporting the academic numeracy, mathematics and statistics development needs of students in the context of their disciplinary studies. Under the direction of the Head of MESH, the position will work closely with academic staff across the University to:

  • Support numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics in the curriculum and in Western Sydney University Schools;
  • Provide advice to Western Sydney University Schools to support and assist in strategic initiatives in the area of academic numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics;
  • Liaise with Deputy Deans and Directors of Academic Programs to identify strategies for providing academic numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics support to students across year levels.

The position requires skills for identifying strategies for improving curriculum and assessment and delivery to support students’ academic numeracy needs. The successful applicant will have experience in numeracy, mathematics or statistics education, a high degree of initiative, decision making and communication skills. Although the position will be based on Parramatta Campus, the position holder will be expected to travel to other campuses in the course of their work.

Please refer to attached Position Description for further information. Applicants will be shortlisted based on their responses to the Selection Criteria.

Remuneration Package: Higher Education Worker Level 7 $59,919 to $64,654 (pro-rata) p.a. (comprising Salary $50,632 to $54,633 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation, plus Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Associate Professor Leanne Rylands, 02 4736 0813 or l.rylands@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 12  May 2017

To view the Position Description and to apply for this position, please go to the University's current vacancies website at http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/employment/home/current_vacancies              

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