Associate Project Manager, Professional Education

Employer
University of Technology Sydney
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
$91,873 to $101,633
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Closes
Apr 12, 2021
Ref
164904
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Part Time
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 Times Higher Education as Australia's top young university, and located centrally in one of the world's most liveable cities. At UTS the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose. We proactively support inclusivity and value diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.

Detailed Description

The Faculty of Engineering and IT (FEIT) is large and complex with six schools, research centres, engineering laboratories, IT laboratories and a large technical workshop. The Professional Education Unit is responsible for managing the strategy, development, promotion and administration of short-course and in-company training programs delivered by FEIT's schools, centres and academics.

The Associate Project Manager identifies, establishes, manages and develops opportunities for UTS FEIT engagement with industry and the public resulting in the growth of the faculty's professional education and short-course portfolio and transition to a model of lifelong learning.

Key responsibilities:
  • Communicating and consulting with new and existing industry and government partners to develop an understanding of their digital transformation and general professional education needs in the engineering and IT space
  • Developing proposals for professional education offerings to meet these needs
  • Communicating and consulting with academics to develop course proposals and business cases supported by desk-based market research
  • Ensuring documentation and reporting of engagement opportunities, course proposals and business cases is up-to-date and easily and transparently accessed by project stakeholders
  • Supporting the administrative workflow (invoicing, logistics, pre- and post-course communication) for courses conducted both at UTS FEIT and on-site for industry partners


With examples, please outline in your cover letter how you meet the following seven (7) key selection criteria points below:

1. Proven ability to work with limited supervision

2. Proven ability to organize, prioritize and present data and information related to project progress

3. Proven ability to build relationships and positive rapport with a range of stakeholders

4. Knowledge of the Australian private education and training market

5. Knowledge of best practices in educational program design, development and administration

6. Experience coordinating or managing projects

7. Experience working in private education or training provision or publishing