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Academic Compliance and Curriculum Manager

Apply now Job no: 500051
Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible, Geelong - City, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Administration

  • Implementation and management of strategic initiatives Faculty-wide
  • Based either at our Geelong Waterfront Campus or Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • HEW 9 -  $116,584 + 17% Superannuation, full time continuing

The Faculty of Business and Law is a future-focused environment, proudly harnessing emerging technologies to facilitate innovative, borderless, socially responsible and personalised education. Comprised of high performing, talented professionals, the Faculty is seeking similarly aligned individuals with passion and energy who are excited to contribute to this carefully crafted culture, where rich and rewarding careers are formed.

This position has primary responsibility for the effective development and implementation of strategies and programs to enhance the curriculum and academic compliance in the Faculty of Business and Law. This encompasses oversight of programs relating to the course and unit documentation and management and ensuring compliance with relevant University and Faculty policies and procedures. The portfolio also includes responsibility for Faculty admission and credit transfer policy and process.

As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate expertise in providing high-level strategic advice and support to senior staff of the Faculty in the areas of responsibility to enable the Faculty to achieve its strategic goals relating to curriculum and academic compliance matters.

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • conceptualise, recommend and implement strategies and programs of work which respond to the Faculty's emerging admissions, curriculum and compliance requirements, including the provision of high-level strategic and policy advice to Faculty leaders on academic compliance obligations, including the design and delivery of policy and programs, concept proposals, project plans and business cases
  • analyse and assess the potential impact of new curriculum programs and review existing programs to determine their effect on the achievement of Faculty objectives
  • represent the Faculty by providing authoritative advice on and influencing policy development and implementation to admissions, academic compliance and curriculum. This will include the provision of strategic advice to the Faculty on all matters relating to admissions, curriculum and compliance including the implementation and compliance with University policies and Higher Education legislative obligations
  • provide leadership and supervise the Faculty Academic Compliance and Curriculum team by providing clear performance expectations, career development and training opportunities. Ensure effective integration and working relationships within the teams and with other Faculty teams, Departments, Schools and central University, divisions
  • proactively contribute to the review of course and unit documentation, in particular, the provision of high-level advice on strategic and academic proposals that require guidance through University approval stages
  • manage the resolution of complex admissions, curriculum and compliance issues in partnership with key stakeholders, ensuring appropriate strategies are implemented to assess impacts and achieve outcomes
  • develop and implement effective internal and external communication strategies to engage and inform staff, students and external stakeholders of key curriculum and governance activities and initiatives

"To be successful", you'll have

  • a tertiary degree and postgraduate qualification and/or extensive relevant experience or training
  • extensive experience in tertiary education administration, particularly the development and management of curriculum and academic compliance matters including policy development and review
  • demonstrated experience in the leadership and management of staff, including staff development, performance planning, and building a service-led culture.
  • understanding of TEQSA, CRICOS and Higher Education standards

Special Requirements

  • accommodate a flexible work schedule, including some work outside business hours is required
  • Travel to other campuses of the University will be required
  • Working With Children Check

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Position Description - Academic Compliance and Curriculum Manager-500051.pdf

Applications for this position close on 5th April 2020

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin's Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff, and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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