Teaching and Learning Officer

Melbourne, Australia
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Academic Support Office

Faculty of Arts

Salary: $68,892 - $79,130 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About The Faculty of Arts, Academic Support Office

Located in the Faculty of Arts, the Academic Support Office (ASO) supports the development, delivery and quality assurance of teaching and learning activities. The ASO manages essential functions in the following key areas:

  • Selection and Scholarships
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Graduate Coursework
  • Graduate Research
  • eTeaching/eLearning
  • Student Programs (Enrichment)
  • Tutor Induction

About the role

Working across the School of Culture and Communication (SCC) the Teaching and Learning Officer will contributes to the administration of the School‘s undergraduate, honours and graduate coursework programs. This includes working collaboratively to deliver high quality support in the annual course and subject change process, handbook editing, and results and timetabling activities.

The incumbent will maintain a high level of awareness of university policies and procedures, issues and activities relevant to the area of responsibility and will contribute to the development of administrative strategies and systems that will enhance the academic support services. The role also develops and maintains effective working relationships with Faculty-based Academic Support staff, Academic staff, University Services and other key stakeholders.

About you - skills and attributes will be highly regarded:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate positively on an individual basis with a wide range of people from students to senior management;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent and informed judgement in problem-solving;
  • Ability to exercise sensitivity, discretion and confidentiality in interactions with students and academic and general staff at all levels;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with the ability to manage one’s own time in order to meet deadlines;
  • Demonstrated high-level administrative support to undergraduate, honours and coursework programs;
  • Tangible contribution to the successful delivery of academic programs support including course and subject changes and handbook editing;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne
To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits


The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 4 Feb 2018                   

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria