Curriculum Portfolio Analyst


Academic Quality, Curriculum Management and Policy


  • Fixed term, full time position for 1 year
  • Level H0607 | $75k-$91k plus 9.5% employer superannuation contributions
  • Salary Packaging opportunities
  • Ref: 2183A01/202507

The Office of Academic Quality, Curriculum Management and Policy supports the design and development of the University’s curriculum portfolio, providing whole-of-portfolio and whole-of-course design and analysis services. The focus is on the design, maintenance and continuous improvement of a curriculum portfolio informed by insights drawn from educational, market and viability factors.

The Office coordinates the development of educational policy and provides central services supporting quality and compliance monitoring and enhancement; curriculum management; and development of student integrity through oversight and management of student discipline processes relating to general and academic misconduct. In addition to operational responsibilities, the Office leads a variety of strategic programs aligning with the University's strategic vision. Current programs include Curriculum @ Murdoch; Educational Policy Renewal; and Think Enhancement @ Murdoch.

The Role

Under broad direction the Curriculum Portfolio Analyst will: influence strategic change through analysing and providing advice on curriculum portfolio mix, competitors and markets, support decision-making at University and College level, and assist with early concept development and evaluation of curriculum opportunities and initiatives at the portfolio planning and curriculum concept stages.

The position will support evidence-based decision-making to drive strategic development of Murdoch's curriculum portfolio and will have a strongly consultative and project-based focus.

Skills and Experience

The preferred candidate will have:

  • A relevant degree, extensive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and analyse complex systems and processes such as curriculum data and structures
  • Demonstrated proficiency accessing information stored in enterprise systems and use of applications including databases, business intelligence, statistical and presentation software
  • Superior ability to synthesise data and information into succinct findings
  • Very strong analytical skills, with the ability to use quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum product and quality lifecycles and a clear understanding of their application to Higher Education products and services

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.