Academic Manager - Concurrent Support Programs

Brisbane, Australia
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education

The Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) is a highly recognised and acknowledged provider of TESOL, Continuing Education and International Development projects and programs both in international and national contexts. ICTE-UQ activity includes the delivery of a wide range of English pathway programs, teacher training and international continuing education programs to more than 6500 international students, teachers, professionals, business personnel and visitors from over 105 countries annually. The Institute’s international development activity is extensive with delivery of more than 500 projects and programs in 80 developing countries throughout the Pacific, South-East Asia, the Indian sub-continent, and Africa. The Institute is involved in online training delivery and offshore training provision across the Institute's extensive network of government, institutional and corporate partners. Project, course and program delivery is also supported by the provision of test administration, including the IELTS test, and extensive client and student support services.

The Institute is one of three divisions reporting directly to the UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) and works in close collaboration with the UQ International Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions and UQ Global Engagement divisions in contributing to the fulfilment of the University's globalization, internationalisation and continuing education objectives in learning, discovery and engagement.

The role

In conjunction with the Director of Studies and fellow Academic Managers, the appointee will be responsible for: the delivery of innovative, high quality English language programs (onshore & offshore, face-to-face & online) to our international students, participants and clients, the management and supervision of TESOL teaching staff, including recruitment, induction, performance management, teacher scheduling and resource allocation.

The person

The successful applicant will have demonstrated specialist knowledge and skills in ESOL applied learning/teaching theories and methodologies and English language concurrent support programs for university students. They will be a committed TESOL professional with a genuine and strong desire to work enthusiastically and collaboratively as a member of the ICTE-UQ TESOL management team.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment from October 2017 to May 2019 at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $108,588 - $121,930 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File PD_Academic Manager_Concurrent Support.pdf


For more information on this role, please contact Mr Iain Mathieson, Director of Studies on 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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