Associate Dean: Online Education/Teaching Academic Level D

Adelaide, Australia
26 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an Academic Leader in IT and Engineering? Do you have a passion for online learning?

The launch of UniSA Online is an exciting new initiative for the University of South Australia (UniSA), with the establishment of a suite of online degrees incorporating new approaches to program design, delivery and student support. The new unit will deliver high quality, supportive, flexible and interactive online education for students, and embodies the corporate values of innovation, client service and academic excellence. 

As the key connector between the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment (ITEE) and UniSA Online, you will play a lead role in facilitating the digital transformation of academic programs. You will have a strong focus on establishing partnerships with schools, driving curriculum development for UniSA Online programs, and ensuring high-quality online courses are continually improved.

We are seeking an Associate Dean in ITEE to promote innovative teaching approaches and contribute to establishing a positive learning experience for UniSA Online students.

You will have relevant doctoral qualifications, a passion for online teaching and have the ability to lead major curriculum initiatives, from concept through to operation. Your excellent student outcomes through the implementation of innovative curriculum design and pedagogy will be imperative to your success in the role.

If you can provide academic leadership across a large group of multidisciplinary academic staff, inspire them to excel in teaching, and foster a supportive working environment, apply today!

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Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume ONLY. Please outline in your cover letter why you would be well suited to the role. For further information, please contact Chloe McGrath, Senior Human Resources Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 2 February 2018

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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