Program Manager, Teaching & Learning Initiatives

University of Melbourne
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$115,137 – $124,622
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 24 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Program Manager, Teaching & Learning Initiatives

Job no: 0062268 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 24 months Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: Student and Academic Services Salary: UOM 8 – $115,137 – $124,622 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Coordinate and support strategic and operational priorities within the Faculty of Science, focusing on enhancing teaching and learning quality.
  • Play an essential role in delivering and evaluating projects, contribute to the planning processes, and successfully deliver initiatives.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role You will coordinate strategic initiatives to enhance teaching and learning within the Faculty of Science, working closely with key stakeholders and contributing to planning processes. Additionally, you will help build positive relationships and a productive work environment within the Student and Academic Services team.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support the execution of the Faculty's strategic objectives to improve learning, teaching and student experience.

  • Collaborate with the Associate Deans, Course Directors and Director, Student and Academic Services in the initiation, scope, implementation and delivery of projects or initiatives.

  • Contribute to the Faculty's business, strategic and operational planning.

  • Demonstrate positive leadership to the Student and Academic Services team through role modelling a high-quality client service culture.

  • Who We Are Looking For You will possess strong written, organisational and problem-solving skills and skilled at managing competing demands and deadlines. Additionally, you will demonstrate a high level of analytical skills, self-motivation, and initiative, along with the ability to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a team.

    You will also have:

  • A relevant postgraduate qualification or progress towards graduate qualifications and extensive experience in program delivery and management in a university setting or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Significant experience in writing a range of varied papers, proposals, and reports targeted for the senior leadership team.
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of complex projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate professional staff within a diverse organisational setting.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – “The Science Secretariat“ The Science Secretariat is the administrative unit for the Faculty of Science and all its teaching, research, and commercial activities. The Secretariat is responsible for the policy development, planning, implementation, and ongoing management of Faculty programs.

    Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education. Science begins with curiosity, and we are dedicated to understanding the universe from the level of sub-atomic particles to the solar system. We aim to be leaders who positively impact the community locally and globally, addressing major societal issues from climate change to disease. Our discoveries help build an understanding of the world around us.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Oliver Bukasa via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 26 Apr 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 17 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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