First listed on: 07 February 2019

Teaching and Curriculum Support Officer

  • Fantastic opportunity to assist the Associate Dean (Education) and Senior Manager Education by providing curriculum support services to a newly established Faculty
  • Located at the University Quadrangle, Faculty of Medicine of Health Executive, Camperdown Campus
  • Fixed Term, full-time until 20 December 2019 and base salary $84K p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Teaching and Curriculum Support Officer will provide secretariat support to the Education Committee; prepare the Education Committee annual meeting schedule; determine and compile the necessary curriculum approval documentation and workflows for review; establish and maintain a SharePoint site  to house curriculum and governance records as appropriate; and support the implementation of Faculty wide solutions such as those related to Academic Appeals.

The incumbent will also be responsible for preparing documents and maintaining records, developing and updating Intranet materials, responding to queries, and sourcing solutions in relation to curriculum and governance matters as related to education.

About you

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 Support Officer who will have the below qualifications and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications with sound experience in University Governance and Curriculum work / or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training.
  • previous experience supporting education programmes preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • sound knowledge of systems and databases used within the University (SS, SITS, Sharepoint or equivalent)
  • demonstrated high level secretariat, administrative and organisational skills

The successful candidate will have excellent communications skills, will be a strong team player and will take initiative. They will also be flexible and adaptable to change, have a proactive approach and willing to undertake additional tasks and responsibilities.

About us

The Faculty of Medicine and Health comprises seven schools and ten clinical schools. The schools are responsible for academic governance of all education programs offered by the Faculty and are led by a Head of School and Dean or a Head of School. The clinical schools contribute to education and research in the faculty and are led by a Head of Clinical School.

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 7600 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 and search by the reference number 132/0119F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.

Closing date: Wednesday 20 February 11:30pm 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.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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