Deputy Director (Curriculum and Teaching Transformation)

Brisbane, Australia (AU)
Associate Professor, Level D ($133,778- $147,383) or Professor, Level E ($172,326)
Sep 07, 2017
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Learning Futures plays a key role in achieving the University’s learning and teaching vision, under the guidance of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). The centre provides leadership across the University community in forwarding an integrated institutional learning and teaching agenda that transforms the Griffith student experience and reaffirms Griffith as a University of influence. The University is committed to transforming its curriculum through the deployment of robust evidence-based pedagogy and teaching practices which promote student learning and engagement and graduate capability and employability. Learning Futures is seeking to build its strategic capability and expand its leadership by appointing a Deputy Director (Curriculum and Teaching Transformation).

The role:
As part of the centre’s Executive team and reporting to the Director, the Deputy Director (Curriculum and Teaching Transformation) will enhance Griffith’s learning futures by developing and driving a coordinated strategy across the University for advancing innovative pedagogies and teaching practices. The role will lead strategies that advance the implementation of impactful degree programs exemplifying active, student-centred and digitally-enabled learning and assessment, and professional learning and development which encourages and recognises excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

The person:
You will have a proven record in the conduct of high-quality curriculum and degree program improvement processes and will demonstrate a high level of knowledge of current scholarship and good practice in curriculum design and staff professional learning and development. You will have a distinguished record of scholarship in learning and teaching and be committed to actively contributing to thought leadership both nationally and internationally.

You will possess high level leadership and organisational skills and have the ability to build strategic relationships and partnerships to achieve outcomes. You will be able to influentially communicate learning and teaching matters to a wide range of disciplines and roles. You will be committed to evidence-informed practice and scholarly evaluation of innovations. You will be seeking to lead in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding professional environment and working collaboratively as part of a whole-of- university transformation agenda.

Confidential Enquiries should be made to Professor Alf Lizzio
Phone: +61 (7) 373 55985
Email address:
Closes: 9 October 2017
Go to and reference number 106347