Project Manager- Learning Enhancement and Innovation

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 Sep 2020

Job no:504540
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support, HEO9

(HEO9) $114,834 to $122,855 plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term position position available for 12 months

Deliver a range of initiatives supporting adoption of transformative learning processes and experiences.

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation branch leads institution-wide development and change in learning and teaching, including advice, support and development services; services supporting ongoing academic and professional development and recognition; and the development and application of robust learning analytics to inform educational strategy and practice, and enhance student retention and success.

As the Project Manager, you will coordinate and deliver projects within the Learning Enhancement and Innovation portfolio to meet strategic institutional learning, teaching and assessment goals. Working under broad direction, you will be responsible for projects of varying size, complexity and budget and deliver quality outcomes by applying best practice quality assurance methods throughout the project lifecycle. Operating collaboratively with others, as the Project Manager, you will deliver a range of initiatives supporting adoption of transformative learning processes and experiences.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in a Project Manager role or equivalent in Higher Education.
  • Demonstrated experience using Agile delivery methodologies e.g. Scrum, Kanban.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects, demonstrating highly developed organisational skills and a capacity to act independently within established guidelines.
  • Ability to lead and manage staff in a small team, including mentoring and coaching.
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills to liaise and consult, prepare briefing papers and reports, manage change and communicate with diverse stakeholders.

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 a 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. 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. 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 division'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 all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 13 September 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Elektra Walter

Project Manager, Learning Enhancement and Innovation

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal 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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