Deputy Director, Professional Learning And Quality Enhancement

at La Trobe University

  • Full time, 5 year fixed term role
  • This role can be located at any of our campus locations
  • Attractive Salary Package

About the role

The position of Deputy Director, Professional Learning and Quality Enhancement, reports to the Pro Vice-Chancellor LQI. The position will lead a new unit of professional learning and quality enhancement. This team of academic and professional staff will enhance the quality of teaching at La Trobe; ensure the success of the new La Trobe Academy; overseeand contribute to the Graduate Certificate of Higher Education; provide expert analysis and advice on teaching performance and improvement, including advice to individuals on professional development and promotions based on learning and teaching; and contribute to subject and course design.

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience in, and expertise in relation to, professional learning needs and teaching quality enhancement in tertiary education.
  • Specific expertise in relation to digital learning, curriculum development and/or learning analytics.
  • Highly developed communication skills, with demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff and to work collaboratively across teams and divisions.
  • A sound understanding of the principles of customer service.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to principles and practices of privacy, integrity and equal opportunity and a willingness and capacity to implement required OHS policies and safe work practice.
  • Proven ability to manage staff and resources.
  • Ability to demonstrate drive and integrity through a strong commitment to actions and taking responsibility for role modelling the professional behaviours important to the University: Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Openness & Transparency, Responsiveness, Collegiality.
  • Ability to support shared purpose, think strategically and harness information and opportunities to reinforce the vision for the future through identifying clear priorities and using wisdom, judgement and common-sense.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Tuesday the 26th of February @11:55pm

Position Enquiries: Professor Paula Baron, Email:

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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