Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality

Sydney, Australia
12 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty Office

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

  • The role is broadly responsible for the system implementation and publication of the Faculty’s curriculum
  • To support the implementation of the Faculty’s quality assurance framework
  • Full-time, continuing position, HEO 7, remuneration package $106K - $116K p.a. which includes basic salary, leave loading and 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

The role is broadly responsible for the system implementation and publication of the Faculty’s curriculum. It assists in maintaining the academic integrity of the curriculum, ensuring the curriculum is developed and implemented following established governance processes and procedures and publications accurately reflect academic decisions.

The role assists the Manager, Curriculum and Quality in the implementation of the Faculty’s quality assurance framework, including providing executive support for course reviews, analysis of curriculum data and outcomes and curriculum mapping.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality who possesses:

  • high-level administrative experience including the ability to coordinate project teams
  • ability to interpret and apply complex policies, procedures and legislative frameworks
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • research and/or data analysis skills
  • excellent digital literacy, including the ability to adapt to new technologies
  • relevant experience at a higher education institution

About us

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is consistently ranked among the leading faculties of its kind, nationally and internationally.

The mission of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is to conduct research and teaching across the breadth of the humanities and social sciences that makes a difference in the lives of its students, staff and the broader community, but in Australia and globally. The Faculty aims to create and sustain a community of scholars committed to:

  • free and open inquiry
  • academic excellence and the inherent value of teaching and research in the humanities and social
  • sciences
  • providing opportunities for our students to develop the attributes and capacities required for leadership
  • and global citizenship
  • bringing the methodologies and insights of our disciplines to bear on many of the fundamental questions
  • facing humanity today through basic research and engaged public comment and debate.

The Faculty comprises six Schools, approximately 40 departments and programs, and a diverse curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Faculty comprises over 500 academic staff and 10,000 students, its senior executives include the Dean, six Heads of School and Associate Deans.

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 over 6000 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.

For enquiries about the position, please contact Leah Hill, Faculty General Manager on 02 9351 2206 or at

For information about the recruitment process, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mohammed Abu Naser, Recruitment Consultant on 02 8627 1215 or

Note: Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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 and search by the reference number 1114/0618C to apply.

Closing date: 25 July 2018 (11:30pm Sydney Time)

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.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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