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Job ID: 111686

Academics Program Manager
University of New South Wales

Date Posted Sep. 4, 2018
Title Academics Program Manager
University University of New South Wales
Department Faculty of Engineering
Application Deadline Sep. 23, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Director/Manager
  • Administration - Academic Unit
    Academic Affairs
    Teaching & Learning
    Undergraduate Education

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

The Faculty of Engineering is a global leader in engineering research and education. For more information about the Faculty of Engineering please visit the Faculty’s website: The Faculty’s education of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research currently follows a traditional structure. A combination of burgeoning enrolments, new education technologies and developments mean that this approach needs reform. Industry expectations of graduates have evolved over time and reflecting this change through educational development and the student experience is important to continuing the relevance of our graduates. Furthermore, the current global focus on innovation and industry engagement requires a change in education strategy that will produce the next generation of innovative, entrepreneurial, engaged engineers

About the role

  • $102,567 to $126,491 + (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Full time continuing role
  • Kensington Campus location

The Faculty of Engineering at UNSW has an exciting and rare opportunity for an Academics Program Manager. As the Academics Program Manager, you will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of education across the Faculty of Engineering. The role is responsible for providing leadership in curriculum creativity, renewal and course rationalisation processes. Represent the Faculty in University discussions to influence, develop, modify and implement strategic change. Identify, develop and maintain strategic relationships with partner organisations (Domestically and Internationally). Manage, review and develop Faulty curricula and delivery structures.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and extensive relevant experience in a large and complex academic learning and teaching environment.
  • A strong knowledge of the sector including the wider academic environment, the engineering industry and associated trends, relevant partner organisations both domestically and internationally, and associated impacts on the educational experience.
  • Demonstrated substantial experience in managing the development, review and implementation of curriculum and associated programs, systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and communicate complex policies, analyse complex data and write high-level documentation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to apply leadership and influence to negotiate and engage effectively with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Experience in managing and monitoring Learning and Teaching quality assurance
  • Strong organisational and management skills including demonstrated experience in prioritising and scheduling, managing workflows and meeting critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated capacity to think strategically and identify avenues for improvement in the development of institutional capacity and individual capability for quality learning and teaching
  • Demonstrated understanding of compliance requirements within Universities and Professional Bodies.
  • Demonstrated substantial experience in leading the development of curriculum in line with strategic goals and the implementation of major academic programming initiatives.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to support and influence negotiations for large, complex organisations.
    You should address each selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

*Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Skye Logan
T: +61 (2) 9385 3655

Applications close: 23rd September at 11 pm
UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

  • UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

    UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

    An appointment to this position is subject to the approval of Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd. Personal information submitted as part of an application for this position may be disclosed to SQC for the purpose of processing the application.

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Contact Information

  • Skye Logan
    Faculty of Engineering
    University of New South Wales
    UNSW Sydney
    Kensington Campus
    Sydney, NSW 2025
  • 02 9385 3655


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