Course Convenor (Business) (WSUNEW) Parramatta, Sydney, Australia

About the Role

This role incorporates leadership in course and unit development, continuous improvement and quality assurance. It also includes overseeing planning for each session, the management of the teaching team, and the effective and efficient management of the delivery of teaching and learning. The Course Convenor plays a key role in supporting students and will generally have a teaching load – albeit a light load - to ensure strong connections with the student body.

The person we seek will ideally have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience of course management
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully managing teaching teams, including casual teachers
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across networks
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and initiate change
  • Demonstrated ability to work with changing priorities
  • Strong experience of working with international students
  • Teaching experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within a regulated education environment;
  • Tertiary qualifications at the postgraduate level in a relevant discipline area

What we expect from you:

  • Contribute to academic leadership through
    • academic direction of the course,
    • supervision of academic staff,
    • oversee the development and continuous improvement of teaching and learning material
    • academic oversight of assessment process
    • collaborating on major course design, development and re-accreditation projects
  • Contribute to quality assurance at WSUIC in a range of ways including session review, continuous improvement, risk management external referencing and reporting
  • Contribute to academic governance and gain profession development
  • Play a critical role in communicating with supporting current and prospective students and alumni.
  • Work in a dynamic team with high team-work spirit

 

About Us

We are a pathway college, offering a personalized academic environment designed to enable domestic and international students to gain entry into a Western Sydney University bachelor degree.  Our college is a joint venture between Western Sydney University and Navitas, with Western Sydney University being one of the largest, oldest and most prestigious universities in Australia and Navitas being the biggest and most trusted education provider in the world with over 100,000 students studying in 30 schools in over 20 different countries.

WSUIC offers University Foundation Studies and Diploma programs for students that have not met the direct entry requirements into Bachelor degrees at Western Sydney University.  We currently have over 400 students from 30 countries.  All subjects and courses are developed, accredited, and quality assured by Western Sydney University.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

Being part of Navitas, WSUIC promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients.

We encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and diverse community groups.

 

How to Apply

Please apply online to lodge your application successfully. 

 

Applications close on 01/08/2021 at 23:59, however, we reserve the right to progress or confirm applicants prior to close date. Applications received after the close date may be considered pending the recruitment process.

 

To our agency partners – thank you for your interest however, we will not be accepting unsolicited applications and we do not require support for this role, at this stage.

 

Extra information

For more information or to view other opportunities, please visit navitas.com/careers

Successful candidates will require full working rights in Australia and undergo working with children check.

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