Program Director, Environmental Sciences Short Courses - [Archived Advertisement]
University of Technology Sydney (View other jobs from this organisation)
At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines. UTS Equal Futures celebrates and supports women in academia through every stage of their career.
The Faculty of Science aims to ensure equitable representation in all occupational categories and in all levels of its workforce. In an effort to eliminate employment barriers we especially encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, from individuals with primary carer responsibilities, from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and from female candidates.
About the role
The School of Life Sciences is one of two large schools within the Faculty of Science at University of Technology Sydney. The Environmental Sciences Discipline represents a vibrant and active strength within the School, supporting scientific experts in plant and animal ecology, bushfire science, marine and freshwater ecosystems, sustainable technologies for urban cities, and contamination remediation.
The School is currently looking to recruit a passionate and engaging communicator with a strong interest in improving learner experience and supporting the diversity of our students. The role will be on a part time basis, 0.5 FTE and will see you take a leading role in the delivery of the highly popular and successful short course program CSARM: Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management. These short courses have evolved over a decade and meet significant and critical skills demands identified by industries and government agencies. We have designed and co-run this program with our industry and government partners to ensure it remains highly relevant and future-focused for all learners.
You will be responsible for managing the short course series, as well as organising and networking with experts and partner organisations to continue to grow and strengthen opportunities for learners. The short courses are designed to be agile and engaging online experiences and teach a range of specialist knowledge and skills relevant for land and water contamination assessment, site management, and remediation practices across Australia.
To be considered for this role you will have:
- A PhD in a field relevant to the position (e.g. environmental science, ecology, contamination, etc.)
- the ability to lead the existing CSARM short course program, while having a vision for potential developments and new microcredential offerings in the future.
- the ability to maintain and create new partnerships in industry and government organisations.
- a capacity to accomplish high levels of teaching performance.
- a commitment to dynamic and interactive online learning.
- demonstrated ability to manage concurrently a range of academic responsibilities, such as student records, budgets, and the ethical and OHS aspects of teaching and research.
- strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, external partners, staff and with other members of the University.
- strong interest in improving learner experience and supporting the diversity of our students.
- ability and willingness to contribute cooperatively to the academic life of the School and its students.
Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the QS Top 50 Under 50 as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range: $ 108,203 to $ 128,064 pa (Level B)
This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed termbasis for 3 years.
How To Apply
For the full list of selection criteria and role responsibilities, please download the Position Statement on the UTS website.
UTS is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce and we encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.
In addition to your resume and cover letter, you are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. â€‹
Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. I
Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC205317.
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Abdul Macauley in the UTS Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 17th November, 2021 at 11.59pm(AEST)
Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia. Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia for the duration of the contract term.
UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we were among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.
We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
- Closing Date:
- 17 Nov 2021
- NSW - Ultimo
- $ 108,203 to $ 128,064 pa (Level B)
- Work Type:
- Part Time
Bushfire/Natural Disaster Recovery
Contaminated Land/Land Remediation
Environmental Impact Assessment
Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
Environmental Science/Earth Science
Natural Resource Management