First listed on: 20 December 2019

Inter-professional Learning (IPL) Support Officer

  • Exciting opportunity to provide operational and administrative support for the implementation of the Interprofessional Learning in Health strategy and the Interprofessional Learning Hub in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Fixed Term, full-time opportunity for two years with a base salary $86Kp.a with leave loading and superannuation  

About the opportunity? 

We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are looking for an Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Support Officer to join the Education Unit. The role will be based at the Camperdown Campus. 

You will be part of a team responsible for designing and delivering learning activities for health professional students to learn with, from and about other health professionals. The creation of the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the integration of the Faculty of Health Sciences by 2020, the aim is to embed a coherent and sustainable framework for attainment of agreed IPL capabilities and learning outcomes across all health disciplines that links to the University Graduate Qualities.

Under the broad direction of the Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Lead some of your responsibilities are listed below: 

  • provides support for the project organisation and establishment
  • supports the implementation of educational programs and project plans to meet objectives
  • collaborates with project teams to ensure that project deliverables and milestones are achieved
  • maintains learning records using online systems, finance/accounting support and reporting for the project.

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 to these values and are looking for an Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Support Officer who possesses the below experience: 

  • effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) together with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement, along with the ability to prioritise workload during busy periods
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes
  • experience delivering education programmes, preferably in a tertiary education environment.
  • highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including internal and external customers and suppliers, and University students
  • experience in using online systems for managing student assessment results and/or an ability to learn new learning management systems

About us 

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Please refer to the position description for further details.  

Job Reference No. 2008/0919F

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 19 January 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. 


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