Head, Curriculum and Learning Development

Wollongong, Australia
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full time appointment (18 months)

Learning, Teaching and Curriculum (LTC) sits within the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) portfolio. LTC’s vision is to advance educational services across UOW with the goal of delivering innovation and supporting best practice in learning, teaching and curriculum across all campuses. Working as a multidisciplinary team we provide leadership and expertise when partnering with staff and students to support continuous improvement in learning and teaching practices and recognise and disseminate learning and teaching excellence at UOW. 

LTC is redefining its approach to its ways of working to focus on delivering services to stakeholders on a project basis. From 2019, institutional needs will be serviced through a project team approach, combining internal expertise and strength from across our domains of expertise. We will have a flexible, collaborative and highly capable approach in a context of transparent and streamlined operational procedures. Through this approach we promote shared ownership, accountability and leadership experiences for all staff.

This position will be responsible for providing effective strategic management to cultivate a dynamic, collaborative environment that fosters excellence and innovation in teaching, learning and curriculum, and associated research to promote these practices locally, nationally and internationally. It will play a key role in ensuring that the Curriculum and Learning Development team implements sustainable and scalable solutions towards student retention by (a) supporting students to fully develop their academic potential and (b) working with staff to embed sound curriculum solutions to enhance the student learning experience.

Within LTC, this position will play a key role in the effective operationalisation of LTC’s new Ways of Working by demonstrating & promoting domain/discipline leadership, developing a transparent program of work and staffing, and supporting team building, collaboration and co-creation within and across LTC teams.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Lisa Thomas, LTC Deputy Director on + 61 2 4252 8509 or lkosta@uow.edu.au

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact uow-recruitment@uow.edu.au

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 13/08/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level C: $119,275 - $ 134,649 + superannuation
Reference Number: 181100
HR Contact: Alison Miller
Contact Email: miller@uow.edu.au