School of Economics
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference no. 1958/1018C
- Provide effective administrative support and coordinate teaching and curriculum activities
- Utilise your high level organisational skills
- Full-time continuing, HEO 6, remuneration package, $99K-$107K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and 17% super
About the opportunity
We are looking for a Teaching and Curriculum Coordinator to deliver highly effective administrative teaching and curriculum related support to academics and students. The role also provides expert advice and input into the development of teaching and curriculum support strategies, including meeting accreditation requirements and relevant policy and planning.
Some of the key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordinating processes for a variety of teaching activities (e.g. timetabling, examinations, special consideration, prizes and scholarships);
- Facilitating and implementing program evaluation and improvements for coursework-based programs of study;
- Assisting Academics and professional staff with general policy interpretation and other procedural issues related to teaching and curriculum support services;
- Creating and maintaining relevant databases, spreadsheets and contact lists to support learning and teaching activities, e.g. examination invigilators, tutor expressions of interest and teaching allocations;
- Preparing, reviewing and updating documentation for the School’s staff about teaching and curriculum using the intranet, web, manuals and other media as required.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Teaching and Curriculum Coordinator who demonstrates:
- Experience working in a tertiary environment using Learning Management Systems (such as Blackboard), together with sound understanding of timetabling/rostering of student activities;
- Excellent time and workload management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and achieve positive outcomes;
- Excellent and tactful communication skills;
- Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures and administrative processes within a tertiary environment.
The School of Economics at the University of Sydney is one of the primary centres for economics in Australia and the broader Asia-Pacific region. School academic staff have varied specialisms and areas of expertise, including economic theory, policy and econometrics.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. It is the largest and most complex faculty in the University, with over 600 permanent staff and approximately 10,000 students. The School of Economics is one of six Schools within the Faculty and offers degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that attract some of the best students from Australia and overseas.
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.
We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.
How to apply
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1958/1018C to apply.
Closing date: 11.30pm, 19 November, 2018 (Sydney time)
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.
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