Senior College Professional Accreditation and Education Project Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Appointment Availability:
Fixed-Term until December 2022 | Full-Time 1.0FTE
Compensation Grade:
HEO7
Salary Range:
$86,821 - 96,103 p.a.
Reports To:
Executive Officer
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Working under general to broad direction and as part of the College Operations Support Team and close alignment with the Student Administration Services team, the Senior College Professional Accreditation and Education Project Officer provides high level coordination and support services to professional accreditation processes end associated educational projects within the College to all professionally accredited courses.
In particular, the position is responsible for managing the processes in professional accreditation in conjunction with the relevant Academic Lead, Teaching Program Director, Dean (Education), and other key stakeholders.
The position works across the College and with a range of academic and professional staff to ensure the appropriate support is provided as part of end to end professional accreditation and will undertake other College projects as directed.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Senior College Professional Accreditation and Education Project Officer is responsible for:

1. Coordination and support of educational projects related to professional accreditation across the College.

2. End to end project management of professional accreditation processes for all programs with professional accreditation requirements including but not limited to:

- High level overarching support for the academic team in meeting reporting requirements;

- Development and management of a project plan and timeline for each professional accreditation cycle; and

- Regular monitoring and actioning of milestones and deliverables in line with professional accreditation requirements.

3. Supporting the academic lead in preparing correspondence, reports, presentations, and relevant submissions in relation to specified professional accreditation processes, including responses to complex requests to both internal and external parties.

4. Establishing and maintaining effective and strategic working relationships with College Leadership Team, members of the University across Colleges and portfolios, and internal and external stakeholders.

5. Adopting a high-quality and consistent approach, utilising University systems, tools, and processes to optimise delivery of agreed outcomes.

6. Delivering high level support to accreditation processes and other relevant projects as identified.

7. Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.

  • Demonstrated high-level project coordination and project management experience.

  • High-level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with demonstrated capacity for confidentiality and ability to cooperate and communicate effectively with people at all levels.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

  • High-level organisational skills, including demonstrated ability in problem solving, priority setting and working to deadlines with high quality outcomes, apply attention to detail and relate tasks to the wider context.

  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality outcomes, including an attention to detail, the ability to collate and analyse information from a wide range of sources, and an ability to relate tasks to the wider context.

  • Ability to exercise initiative, establish priorities, manage competing demands, and produce high quality responses within limited timeframes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, accurately and with close attention to detail as well as working collaboratively as part of a team to deliver operational services in a high-volume work environment and achieving desired outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability to collate and distil information from a wide range of sources and assist with or prepare and compile briefing papers, proposals, presentations, and background documents.

  • Well-developed problem-solving capabilities and the ability to work with broad supervision to determine and prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting high level Committees.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience working within the Australian higher education section would be an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of accreditation processes and curriculum support is desirable.

In addition, it is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) and a National Police Clearance Screening which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

19 May 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Appointment Availability:
Fixed-Term until December 2022 | Full-Time 1.0FTE
Compensation Grade:
HEO7
Salary Range:
$86,821 - 96,103 p.a.
Reports To:
Executive Officer
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Working under general to broad direction and as part of the College Operations Support Team and close alignment with the Student Administration Services team, the Senior College Professional Accreditation and Education Project Officer provides high level coordination and support services to professional accreditation processes end associated educational projects within the College to all professionally accredited courses.
In particular, the position is responsible for managing the processes in professional accreditation in conjunction with the relevant Academic Lead, Teaching Program Director, Dean (Education), and other key stakeholders.
The position works across the College and with a range of academic and professional staff to ensure the appropriate support is provided as part of end to end professional accreditation and will undertake other College projects as directed.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Senior College Professional Accreditation and Education Project Officer is responsible for:

1. Coordination and support of educational projects related to professional accreditation across the College.

2. End to end project management of professional accreditation processes for all programs with professional accreditation requirements including but not limited to:

- High level overarching support for the academic team in meeting reporting requirements;

- Development and management of a project plan and timeline for each professional accreditation cycle; and

- Regular monitoring and actioning of milestones and deliverables in line with professional accreditation requirements.

3. Supporting the academic lead in preparing correspondence, reports, presentations, and relevant submissions in relation to specified professional accreditation processes, including responses to complex requests to both internal and external parties.

4. Establishing and maintaining effective and strategic working relationships with College Leadership Team, members of the University across Colleges and portfolios, and internal and external stakeholders.

5. Adopting a high-quality and consistent approach, utilising University systems, tools, and processes to optimise delivery of agreed outcomes.

6. Delivering high level support to accreditation processes and other relevant projects as identified.

7. Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.

  • Demonstrated high-level project coordination and project management experience.

  • High-level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with demonstrated capacity for confidentiality and ability to cooperate and communicate effectively with people at all levels.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

  • High-level organisational skills, including demonstrated ability in problem solving, priority setting and working to deadlines with high quality outcomes, apply attention to detail and relate tasks to the wider context.

  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality outcomes, including an attention to detail, the ability to collate and analyse information from a wide range of sources, and an ability to relate tasks to the wider context.

  • Ability to exercise initiative, establish priorities, manage competing demands, and produce high quality responses within limited timeframes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, accurately and with close attention to detail as well as working collaboratively as part of a team to deliver operational services in a high-volume work environment and achieving desired outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability to collate and distil information from a wide range of sources and assist with or prepare and compile briefing papers, proposals, presentations, and background documents.

  • Well-developed problem-solving capabilities and the ability to work with broad supervision to determine and prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting high level Committees.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience working within the Australian higher education section would be an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of accreditation processes and curriculum support is desirable.

In addition, it is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) and a National Police Clearance Screening which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

19 May 2021
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