Learning and Academic Skills Advisor

Swinburne University of Technology

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Part time ongoing position
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T1-T5: (0.6 FTE) $63,094 - $101,096 + 12% superannuation
About the Job
As a Learning and Academic Skills Advisor you will play a crucial role in the success of Swinburne students. In this role you will be responsible for the development, maintenance, delivery and review of vocational and further education and training courses in respect to students’ academic language and skill development in two or more of the following areas – Academic English, Computer Skills, Maths, Science and Learning and Academic skills.  You will prepare quality learning and assessment resources for use by students and teachers in course delivery and implement learning strategies which develop students’ vocational, academic and generic skills, including their capacity for ideas generation and creative problem solving

About Swinburne
Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

About You
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • AQF5 level (or above) Qualification in Education/TESOL
  • Substantial knowledge in two or more of the following areas – Academic Language, Computer Skills, Maths, Science and Learning and Academic Skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement high quality teaching and learning programs in a variety of learning modes which respond to a diverse range of student and client needs.
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn. 
  • Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.
Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Dr Elena Verezub, Associate Director, Learning and Academic Skills Centre, on 92145509 or via email: everezub@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au
Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact inclusion@swin.edu.au.  For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 16th March 2020

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