Evaluation Manager

Sydney, Australia
06 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education Portfolio

  • Opportunity to provide evaluation expertise, as well as high level strategic, evidence-based advice to support the core activities of the Quality and Analytics Group
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $119Kp.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity

The Evaluation Manager reports to the Head, Quality and Analytics and is responsible for managing administration and reporting of student and graduate surveys, managing reporting of Education key performance indicators and strategic initiative indicators, leading the evaluation of the Portfolio’s programs, implementation of new processes and procedures as required, leading communications regarding the Group’s evaluation activities, providing strategic advice, and stakeholder engagement.

In this position, you will:

  • manage administration and reporting for the University’s student and graduate surveys
  • manage reporting for the Education Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Strategic Initiative Indicators (SIIs)
  • lead the implementation of evaluation of DVCE Portfolio ongoing programs, schemes, and initiatives
  • lead communications and develop resources regarding all evaluation activities of the Group.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for an Evaluation Manager who possesses:

  • postgraduate qualification in a quantitative field (or progress towards qualification), with extensive experience working with survey techniques and methodologies
  • experience with management responsibility for a functional area and/or management of other staff
  • demonstrated capacity to produce high quality reports, as well as briefing and discussion papers for both technical non-technical audiences
  • extensive experience in using statistical packages (e.g. SPSS, STATA, SAS, MPlus, R)

About us

The DVC (Education) Portfolio supports the development and implementation of the University’s strategy and vision for teaching and learning and students’ educational experience. The Portfolio contributes to institution-wide developments aimed at improving student learning, including the University’s approach to curriculum renewal, new thinking in pedagogy, learning and teaching analytics, e-learning and quality assurance for learning and teaching. Its primary functions include: professional learning and support for educational excellence and innovation; academic enrichment through curricular and co-curricular programs; and strategic, policy, analytics, and administrative support in implementing and monitoring the University’s vision for learning and teaching.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ more than 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11.30pm 21 February 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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