Senior Project Officer in Curriculum Management at UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Permanent full-time position located on the Camperdown campus at the School of Veterinary Sciences, ranked #2 in the Southern Hemisphere and #22 in the world
  • Opportunity to provide program management and accreditation support
  • Base salary HEO 7, $97,000 – $106 + 17% superannuation

About the Opportunity

Reporting directly to the school principal, the Senior Project Officer in Curriculum Management will be responsible for providing administrative direction for the review and implementation of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. Using project management approaches, this role maintains high-level curriculum data and information for purposes of curriculum mapping, constructive alignment, and meeting national accreditation standards and international. Additionally, this role holds the key responsibility of supporting the school principal with the annual accreditation report.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • provide end-to-end educational project management
  • coordinate administrative outputs for DVM program review and implementation
  • support the integration of new curriculum requirements into the core business of the faculty and university
  • engage effectively with stakeholders and manage relationships at faculty and university levels
  • manage and support the provision of information for mandatory accreditation reports related to the DVM program
  • provide high-level secretarial support for relevant committees.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked second in the Southern Hemisphere and 22nd in the world among veterinary faculties (QS ranking 2022). In terms of research, the faculty is Australia’s top-ranked veterinary school (ERA 5/5). The School of Veterinary Sciences educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.

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About you

The University values ​​courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values ​​and are looking for a Senior Curriculum Management Project Officer who has:

  • relevant tertiary qualification or combination of qualifications and extensive relevant experience
  • a recognized qualification in project management or equivalent experience
  • demonstrated ability and experience in managing workflows, using project management methodologies and meeting deadlines
  • excellent administrative results coordination skills for DVM program review and implementation
  • experience working with higher education and with professional clinical training.

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Sponsorship/work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable accommodation or support in completing this application, please contact Helen Efstathiou, Recruitment Consultant. Recruitment Operations, Human Resources on +61 2 8627 7137 or email

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Wednesday 08 June 2022 23:59

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