- Full-time & fixed term for an initial five years with possibility of extension
- Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant
- Location: Melbourne Burwood Campus
- Closing date: Sunday 6 April, 2014
- More information: Professor Beverley Oliver, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), +61 3 (0) 417 640 445
The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) will assist the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) (DVCE) to realise Deakin University's strategic education agenda, LIVE the future: Agenda 2020 and lead and manage Deakin Learning Futures (DLF).
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
- Support the DVCE to realise the University's agreed strategic agenda.
- Lead and manage DLF to deliver on the needs and expectations of the Faculties.
- Foster a service-focused culture which ensures a high degree of client satisfaction from teaching staff, unit chairs, course directors and school and faculty managers.
- Lead curriculum design, innovation and renewal, including assessment, across the University in partnership with faculties and schools.
- Attract and retain outstanding staff.
- Lead the professional advancement of the academic and professional staff within DLF.
- Implement Deakin's initiatives in cloud learning design, development and delivery across the University.
- Contribute to the promotion, nationally and internationally, of the University's distinctive contribution to higher education and to raising the profile of Deakin.
- Qualifications, including PhD, and experience commensurate with appointment at Level E (professor), being a teacher and scholar of distinction with a demonstrated history of research and publication in teaching and learning.
- Experience in effective project direction, delivering agreed outcomes, on time and on budget, in an agile environment.
- Demonstrated experience and capability in leading and managing a large multi-disciplinary team.
- Demonstrated experience and capability in developing, monitoring and managing budgets.
- Willingness to embrace and operationalise Deakin's strategic agenda.
- Demonstrable achievements in curriculum innovation and assessment and in the design, development and delivery of education in traditional and digital forms.
- Evidence of leading and managing staff in the best practice of teaching, including the use of technology in the design, development, production and delivery of courses and learning resources.
- Evidence of innovative and successful teaching.
- Evidence of scholarly publications relevant to teaching and learning.
- Evidence of research experience and publication and understanding of the current policies and strategies that impact research success within Australia.
Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly and supportive working environment. Our staff are committed to genuinely making a difference to thousands of people's lives by contributing to excellence in their education. We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and strive to offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as various career and professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers. Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all who share a common interest in lifelong learning. Furthermore, our staff enjoy the physical location and natural surrounds of our working environments, which they report as enhancing their job satisfaction.
Alongside our international and Australian partners, Deakin University operates on four main campuses; Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, and the Warrnambool Campus. We also have a location in the Melbourne and Warrnambool CBDs as well as learning centres across regional Victoria.