The University of Melbourne | Team Leader, Academic Programs

The University of Melbourne | Team Leader, Academic Programs


Job Position: Team Leader, Academic Programs

Company: The University of Melbourne

Expected salary: $102338 – 110780 per year

Location: Parkville, VIC

Team Leader, Academic Programs Job Details:


  • Play a key role in the provision of high quality curriculum delivery support within the Faculty of Arts!
  • Bring your strong understanding of University administration to support the development, delivery and quality assurance of teaching and learning
  • 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
This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join a dynamic team and contribute to the delivery of academic programs within the Faculty of Arts.The Team Leader, Academic Programs will join a well established Curriculum Delivery Support Team within the Academic Support Office (ASO), providing crucial support in the successful operation and organisation of the ASO’s activities with a primary focus on the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.The Team Leader will play a vital role in the provision of high quality curriculum delivery support to staff, including leading process improvement activities, providing expert advice to staff and fostering a cohesive and collaborative work culture across the broader ASO.The incumbent will develop and build effective working relationships with University Services, senior academics and key stakeholders and provide leadership and support to a Teaching and Learning Officer.This is an exciting chance to thrive in a dynamic and complex academic environment while making a meaningful impact on education excellence within the Faculty of Arts.Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the successful delivery of curriculum delivery support activities for coursework programs within the School, including results processing, production of the timetable, exams scheduling and student timetable assistance.
  • Effectively motivate, coach and manage direct reports to achieve goals and provide clear expectations, regular feedback and document performance outcomes.
  • Work closely with the Curriculum Development Support Team to ensure curriculum changes are accurately reflected in the handbook and other related activities such as timetabling.
  • Managing the resolution of complex queries raised by direct reports, other professional staff, students and academics through the application of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Curriculum Delivery Support Manager to lead a key Curriculum Delivery support activity across the team
  • Undertake ongoing review of processes resulting in continuous improvement and ensuring best practice.

Who We Are Looking For
We’re in search of a highly motivated, dynamic team member with demonstrated stakeholder management and ability to interpret complex policy in prior positions held.You will bring a high degree of initiative and self-management to deal with the range of projects and tasks involved, as well as the ability to be self-motivated and flexible in responding to changing work priorities. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and strategies for dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders with different needs in a dynamic and complex environment.This is an excellent opportunity to join the Academic Support Office (ASO) within the Faculty of Arts, presenting a unique opportunity to actively contribute to the development, delivery, and quality assurance of teaching and learning activities across various academic programs.You will also have:

  • Degree level qualification with appropriate experience at a similar level or an equivalent mix of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, motivate and supervise staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and make difficult decisions with the ability to deliver creative solutions and negotiate outcomes.
  • A capacity to contribute to short and long-term planning to manage conflicting deadlines and prioritise effectively.
  • Encompass highly developed organisational skills to manage high volume tasks and to ensure the timely delivery of programs and services.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with external parties and University staff at different levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team player, to support colleagues and contribute to the improvement of systems and procedures.

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 Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.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 page!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 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 , 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 –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 toIf you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ana via email at , 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.Applications close: SUNDAY 21 APRIL 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)Position Description:Advertised: 04 Apr 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close: 21 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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