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• Exciting opportunity to coordinate of the delivery of Foundation Studies domestic and international pathway programs • An integral role facilitating ACU’s Global Strategy• Full time continuing role based in North Sydney
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome. We've also partnered with Blacktown City Council to open a new ACU campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney, in 2021.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
Education Pathways is responsible for access, pathways, transition and student experience of commencing domestic and international students across all ACU campuses. The unit supports a range of ACU institutional strategies and strategic priorities led by the Office of the Provost. Education Pathways provide access to, participation and success in tertiary education for a range of student cohorts, including equity groups, school and non-school leavers.
This position is responsible for the coordination of the delivery of Foundation Studies domestic and international pathway programs on Blacktown (domestic) and North Sydney (international) campuses. The role provides leadership to the teaching team, supports the National Manager, Foundation Studies to ensure the quality, on-going development and consistency of the courses across the ACU campuses and undertakes specific Foundation Studies and Pathways developmental projects that facilitate ACU's Global Strategy.
More specifically the role entails:• Coordinating the delivery of Foundation Studies on the relevant campuses, and implementing administrative operations and processes in accordance with University Academic Regulations• Sourcing qualified teachers with academic backgrounds and experience appropriate to the Foundation Studies domestic and international units• Providing day-to-day advice and support to Foundation Studies teachers; identify teacher professional development needs and plan workshops and presentations to meet those needs in consultation with the National Manager• Providing educational advice to Foundation Studies students, monitor academic progress and refer students to appropriate University support services
You will need to have:• Completion of a recognised degree in education or equivalent, and experience in coordinating pathway programs.• Demonstrated experience in the teaching and support of domestic and/or international students in pathway programs in a university or Australian high school setting. With broad familiarity with university entrance requirements for both domestic and international students (i.e. English language proficiency levels and standardised English language tests).• Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills in order to work collaboratively within the ACU Pathways team and with international partner organisations and to communicate effectively with a range of clients, including international students and external organisations.• Demonstrated planning and organisational skills, with the ability to manage a number of events at one time, achieve required outcomes and meet deadlines.The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:Obtain the Position Description Coordinator_Foundation Studies North Sydney & Blacktown .docx. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.Total remuneration valued to $103,134 - $111,621 pa, including salary component $87,149 - $94,321 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to Maggie Swannock at Margaret.Swannock@acu.edu.au
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers
Applications Close: 28 September 2020
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.
Advertised: 11 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 28 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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