Teaching Support Officer job at UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Location: South Shore

Role type: Full time; To continue

Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Salary: UOM 5 – $75,011 – $86,158 per year plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s No. 1 university and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. We are proud of our staff, our commitment to excellence in research and teaching, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

With an energetic and innovative culture, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is the proud home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. By studying with us, working with us or simply coming to visit us, you will enjoy the creative cultural productions of our brilliant students and staff, as well as the beautiful Southbank campus on which we are located.

The Faculty is a place where creative people come together to expand their minds and experiences, through which they become part of a global community that drives cultural growth. In short, we believe in the power of the artistic spirit to effect change and we invite you to share this adventure.

About the role

The Teaching Support Officer contributes to the academic delivery of the Faculty’s academic course programs. This position plays an active role in the implementation of administrative processes within the annual cycle of activities related to support for teaching and learning, examinations, assessment and results, consideration staff, teacher assignments, instructional support materials and resources, governance support, data and records. administrative and cohort management.

In a typical week at work, you can:

  • Contribute to cyclical courses and administration of non-awarded program delivery, including LMS, student surveys, results processing, assignment submission, teaching support materials, governance support of program delivery, data and records administration, and cohort management
  • Contribute to the scheduling of written and practical exams
  • Provide administrative support to examination board meetings
  • Contribute to teacher stipends in the music program
  • Contribute to the administration of student support through Special Consideration Applications, SEDS.

About you

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact, understand and operate in a creative artistic environment. You will also have the ability to work in a team and develop productive working relationships with academic and professional colleagues. You will have developed organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize, problem-solve and manage time effectively, as well as the ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail. Experience with StudentOne, FileMaker Pro, LMS, MyTimetable and other database applications is desirable but not essential.

Ideally, you will also have:

  • A degree or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Technical proficiency in general computer and database usage and ability to learn and implement systems and software solutions
  • Experience scheduling exams and processing results
  • Knowledge of academic policy, frameworks and administrative systems
  • Experience in a higher education environment

To ensure that the University continues to provide a safe environment for all, this position requires the incumbent to hold an up-to-date and valid working with children verification.

Benefits of working with us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and meet challenges, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our employees enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible work arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leaves
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary package and leave loading
  • Free and subsidized health and wellness services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services, including Myki and Qantas Club cards
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

Learn more at https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those who identify as LGBTQIA+, women, people of all ages with disabilities and from diverse cultures are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our goal is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join us!

If you think this role is right for you, please submit your application, including a brief cover letter, resume, and your responses to the selection criteria (found in the job description) for the role.

For information to help you compile short statements to meet the selection criteria and competencies, please see http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you require reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritizing applicants with valid work rights in Australia and applicants who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Job Description : 0052477_TeachingSupportOfficer_PD (1).pdf

Closing of applications: APRIL 20, 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time