Associate Director - Learning, Enhancement and Innovation

The University of Adelaide
November 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$136,821 - $145,823
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Contract Type:fixed-term opportuni
Working Time:Negotigation
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(HEO10) $136,821 - $145,823 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Two opportunities available

  • 1 x continuing opportunity available
  • 1 x fixed-term opportunity available for 2 years
  • Collaborative and innovative role working to enhance student learning experiences

    Learning Enhancement and Innovation (LEI) facilitate, collaborate, design and create engaging and flexible student-centric blended and online learning experiences. In partnership, LEI empower academics to teach and students to learn by providing expertise into design and development of innovative pedagogically-driven practices and learning technologies.

    The Associate Director has responsibility for leadership and management of key University initiatives for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners. This includes innovative, engaging, and effective technology-enabled learning solutions and programs co-created through internal and external partnerships. The role provides strategic and operational advice, and educational project services aligned with the University's Strategic Plan and assures ongoing optimization of learning experiences and strategic educational development.

    To be successful you will need:

  • Substantial experience leading and managing a high performing and effective team in a Higher Education context.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into realisable and measurable initiative outcomes.
  • Highly developed analytical skills to creatively and effectively problem solve and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Demonstrated experience leading change in the Higher Education sector, to achieve strategic organisational goals and innovative strategies.
  • Experience evaluating innovative education strategies, including policy development and review, in the Higher Education sector.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit your cover letter addressing your responses to the selection criteria (no more than 2 pages) and resume as part of your application.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 30 November 2023.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Travis Cox Director, Learning, Enhancement and Innovation E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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