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Academic Officer: Program Development (HEO 6)

Conservation Officers
19 days ago

The Academic Officer: Program Development provides high level advice to key stakeholders in the areas of program development and review across the full range of Academic Unit programs and courses. The position requires an expert level of knowledge of the Academic Units’ academic programs in order to guide and advise on University and industry requirements for each specialised area of study.

This position, a recognised reference point for Academic Units, is responsible for driving and managing the program and course approval administration process to facilitate the development of quality program documentation and ensure the consistent interpretation and application of University policies and procedures.

Core Responsibilities


  • Create, develop and review program and course documentation
  • Provide high-level support and advice to academic and professional staff
  • Provide program and course development policy advice
  • Drive and manage the administration of the Academic Units’ program quality assurance and review processes
  • Manage projects relating to program and course administration

Essential Skills and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or demonstrated equivalent skills, knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a senior administrative position, involving the provision of advice and recommendations to senior staff
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and editing complex documents for a wide range of audiences
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills with demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • High level verbal and interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience in liaising and negotiating with people at all levels both internal and external to an organisation to deliver quality customer service


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership

How to Apply

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Eleanor Onorato, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3148.

Applications close: 11:30pm Wednesday 21 July 2021

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either be an Australian Aboriginal peoples, or a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $82,077
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $89,874
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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