Online Academic Director

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2018
Ref
911209
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

This is a two year fixed-term senior staff contract. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

  • Important new role in the establishment of VU Online.
  • A great opportunity to expand your career horizons
  • Located at our City Flinders Campus in the heart of the Melbourne CBD

Operating as a university owned subsidiary, VU Online is an exciting new venture which, together with the assistance of service providers,will build, market and deliver high quality online courses.

About the Role

The VU Online Academic Director will be responsible for sourcing and managing critical elements needed to build and deliver high quality online Higher Education courses. These include developing the quality assurance mechanisms outlined in the business case to embed a continuous improvement approach through ongoing course reviews and the sourcing/management of skilled unit coordinators, subject matter experts and facilitators. Effective stakeholder engagement (both external and internal – including Academic Board)will also be a key feature of this interesting and challenging role.

About the Person

An experienced leader in the University sector, you will have a clear understanding of the changing tertiary education landscape and the contemporary learning environment. Ideally an academic with a career long teaching and learning focus, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of, and interest in, online learning and academic governance. This is a great opportunity to have a real impact on the development of this vital part of Victoria University’s transformational agenda.

How to apply:

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website www.vu.edu.au/jobs

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note: Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close on Sunday 4th February 2018.

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