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Academic Programs Officer

University of Technology Sydney - Australia,

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia's , and located centrally in one of the world's most liveable cities. At UTS the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose. We proactively support inclusivity and value diversity through our , and the

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.

The Faculty of Law is recruiting an Academic Programs Officer to provide expert administration, policy advice and resolution of complex and unprecedented student enquiries. The position will be based at the centrally located in Ultimo and will report directly to the Faculty Operations Manager.

The has a reputation for teaching and learning innovation, world-class research, and external engagement with the legal profession and wider community. The Faculty has a strong teaching focus, a dynamic research culture, and a commitment to social justice and inclusion. The Faculty is home to Anti-Slavery Australia (ASA), the joint Faculty of Law and Faculty of Arts and Social Science Centre for Media Transition (CMT), and the joint UTS and UNSW Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII).
Detailed Description

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Facilitate the resolution of complex and unprecedented student administration enquiries escalated from the UTS Student Centre and Student Administration Unit.
  • Ensure that the Faculty's selection criteria for admission into the Faculty's courses satisfy University's rules and policy and reflect admission requirements stipulated in course accreditation documentation and in the UTS Admissions Policy.
  • Manage the assessment of Coursework, Concurrent Study, Inbound Exchange and Internal Course Transfer applications, and prepare situational responses to student administration enquiries on behalf of the Dean, Associate Dean (Education) and Director (Students).
  • Process Credit Recognition applications in accordance with the Faculty Credit Recognition Guidelines.
  • Facilitate the Early Practical Legal Training (PLT) application process.
  • Liaise with the Planning and Quality Unit (PQU), the Dean, the Associate Dean (Education) and Faculty Subject Coordinators to facilitate the administration of the Student Feedback Survey and dissemination of survey results to members of the Faculty Executive.
You will have the following skills and experience:
  • Significant and broad knowledge of University rules, policies and procedures, and demonstrated understanding of the processes related to curriculum, course, subject and student management.
  • A tertiary qualification and/or demonstrated relevant skills and experience.
  • Experience in academic/student administration in a university or similar context.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and exhibit a high standard of quality service orientation.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritise tasks, to meet and manage competing deadlines and maintain a high degree of accuracy within a high-pressure work environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including strong written and verbal communication abilities with particular regard to explaining complex student matters in an appropriate, clear and concise manner.
Remuneration/Salary

Base Salary: $ 83,258 to $90,147 pa (pro-rata) (HEW 6)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

This appointment will be on part-time fixed term basis through 28 February 2022. This role will be .6 FTE (21 hours per week) The hours are flexible, with the work schedule to be determined by mutual agreement.

This role is a fixed term contract but may be offered as a secondment. Please note that the standard UTS polices on secondments apply, and applicants must have permission from their supervisor and organisational area before proceeding with a secondment. Please refer to 6. for further information.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

University of Technology Sydney