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Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 12 Dec 2018

Job no:499515
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:HEO9, Management

(HEO9) $111,077- $118,862 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% will apply

Fixed term contract for 12 months

Lead the development and delivery of learning analytics tools and services across the University to enhance the design and review of programs and courses.

Working under broad direction with a considerable degree of autonomy, the Manager, Learning Analytics will support the University of Adelaide’s strategic priorities for development and implementation of learning analytics capabilities, and evaluations designed to assess the impact of educational change and innovation initiatives.

The role encompasses application of appropriate data governance for learning analytics, identification of suitable analytics tools, and engagement with staff and students to incorporate, and evaluate the impact of, effective use of data-driven decisions in teaching and learning.

The focus of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning) portfolio is on quality assurance in learning and teaching and academic support for staff and students. The PVC (SL) provides strategic direction and leadership to the University of Adelaide as it continues to pursue its goal of excellence in education. Key to this goal is delivering an integrated, high-quality learning experience for each student, which encompasses all aspects of University life.

To be successful you will need to have:

  • Significant proficiency, understanding and experience with statistical analysis approaches, contemporary software, and their application for learning analytics and educational evaluation;
  • Experience in the design and implementation of learning analytics for actionable business improvements;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing sound strategic advice to executive and senior management, coupled with sound relationship building skills with diverse stakeholders in a complex environment;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to liaise and consult, prepare briefing papers and reports, manage change and communicate with stakeholders;
  • Proven experience in leading and managing staff, including mentoring and coaching small teams.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment 

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty’s broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff’s professional development.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to the four selection criteria listed above. Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 12 December 2018.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mr Travis Cox
Director Learning Enhancement & Innovation

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Advertised:23 Nov 2018 12:00 AM Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:12 Dec 2018 11:55 PM Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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