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Advisor, Learning and Teaching Strategic Programs

Job No.:563571

Work type:Continuing

  • Full-time, Continuing
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • Attractive remuneration, 17% super, and leave loading
  • Hybrid & Flexible working arrangements offered

About the position

The position is responsible for the identification and effective management of initiatives focussed on quality improvement and curriculum renewal in learning and teaching, critical to the success of La Trobe’s Learning and Teaching strategy.

The position will manage programs of work that span schools and business units and provide strategic advice to the Director, Education Services on matters related to teaching and learning improvement and curriculum renewal.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • A degree with substantial extension of the theories and principles, learned through experience, or a range of management experience, or postgraduate qualifications, or progress towards postgraduate qualifications with extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge or management or policy expertise to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders to achieve stated outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to form a detailed knowledge of academic and administrative policies and the interrelationships between a range of policies and activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to negotiate, motivate, influence, and build relationships.
  • Extensive experience in quality improvement and curriculum renewal in tertiary environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and summarise complex data and use the results to inform strategic change and continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated expertise in high level planning, project management, process mapping and reporting in learning and teaching, including sophisticated written communication skills.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date: By 11:55pm, Tuesday 5th July 2022

Position Enquiries:  Elizabeth Branigan, L.Branigan@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Advisor, Learning and Teaching Strategic Program.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future







All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.




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