Senior Policy Developer (Education)

at Murdoch University

• Continuous, full time position • Level H0708 | $82k-$109k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions • Salary Packaging opportunities • Ref: 2173A01/202403

The Office of Academic Quality, Curriculum Management and Policy supports the design and development of the University’s curriculum portfolio, providing whole-of-portfolio and whole-of-course design and analysis services. The focus is on the design, maintenance and continuous improvement of a curriculum portfolio informed by insights drawn from educational, market and viability factors.

The Role

This position works with the Director, Academic Quality, Curriculum Management and Policy and under broad direction coordinates policy development; provides strategic policy advice to the Director; and collaborates widely across organisational boundaries in the continuous development and improvement of University policy and procedures related to learning, teaching and curriculum.

Skills and Experience

The preferred candidate will have:

• Exceptional writing skills including evidence of the development of a variety of policy, procedures, guidelines, plans, reports, web content and other written materials requiring extensive consultation. • Demonstrated ability to conceptualise, develop and review policy. • Significant experience in policy writing and implementation planning. • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of policy within a complex organisational setting. • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to interact and negotiate constructively and collaboratively with staff across professional and academic areas. • Demonstrated experience providing advice on matters relating to learning, teaching and curriculum policy and procedures. • Demonstrated ability to provide executive secretarial support in formal and ad hoc committees and working parties within a University setting.

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.

Think Murdoch

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.

How to Apply for this job

For more information or to apply: Please visit to view the Position Description and apply, or to find out more about joining Murdoch. Closing date: 3 November 2019 (11:59pm)

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