Senior research assistant - Curriculum measurement and evaluation framework (closes 27 Sep)
HEO Level 7, casual, $59.96/hour
2-3 days per week, hours are flexible
Working under the supervision of Dr Kathryn Bartimote-Aufflick, Head Quality and Analytics in the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio
Based within the Education Portfolio space on Level 2 of Fisher Library
The position is related to a project funded by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), ‘Cultural Competence: A Measurement and Evaluation Framework’. The aim of the project is to develop a framework and preferred approach for tracking the success of efforts to embed cultural competence in the University’s curriculum. The two key pieces of work are to produce a framework document, and to collect baseline data for a range of proposed measures.
Cultural competence is one of several graduate qualities outlined in the new Sydney curriculum, details of which are available in the University’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan: http://sydney.edu.au/about-us/vision-and-values/strategy.html. The framework for evaluating the embedding of cultural competence into curriculum will need to be adaptable to other graduate qualities. Closing date: Tuesday 27 September 2016.
- Take a scholarly and evidence-based approach to evaluation, with knowledge of a range of approaches, frameworks, or forms of evaluation
- Work within a particular evaluation framework to collaboratively design or select measurement tools for curriculum evaluation
- Comfortable to access research literature from a range of relevant disciplines, and to use and present this information in a variety of ways
- Experience in collecting, analysing, and reporting both quantitative and qualitative data
- Analytical writing skills:
: Ability to write in an academic style
: Write clear and accurate evaluation reports for a variety of audiences
: Write short briefing papers for managers and committees, and provide recommendations
- Confident to consult with a range of stakeholders to aide effective evaluation design
- Experience liaising with both academic staff and professional staff, and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
- Ability to manage multiple tasks, priortise effectively, meet deadlines, and produce required outcomes
- Strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement with attention to detail
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 9351 4955.
To apply: Please send an email to Brooke Fuz addressing how your experience and skills align with the criteria and duties, and attach your CV and up to three examples of your written work.