School Accreditation And Goverance Officer

Edith Cowan University is a large, multi-campus institution serving communities nationally and internationally. The University has two metropolitan campuses at Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and also serves Western Australia’s South West Region from a campus at Bunbury, 200 km south of Perth.

The School of Education is the largest provider of teacher education in Australia with in excess of 3,500 students. The School offers a broad range of programs including Early Childhood Studies, Primary, K- Primary, and Secondary Education

The role
The School’s Accreditation and Governance Officer plays an integral role in supporting the School’s accreditation and reporting requirements with TRB WA/AITSL/ACECQA/DoE WA/ ACER re LANTITE and internal and governance requirements to ensure the School of Education’s professional standing. Broadly, this role undertakes coordination of external accreditation, internal course reviews, and other teaching and learning projects; a background in a similar environment would be an advantage.

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Key criteria
The Accreditation and Governance Officer requires a high level of attention to detail, is adept with data management software (e.g. Excel), and is experienced with coordinating time-sensitive projects that have a variety of stakeholders and interdependencies. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

A commitment to accuracy, with high levels of drive, persistence and sense of accountability

High level digital literacy, with the ability to prepare documentation and reports to a professional standard for internal and external review

Effective stakeholder management skills, demonstrating the building and maintaining of effective relationships in order to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes

Experience with coordinating multiple projects (e.g. managing milestones, reporting on progress, motivating contributors, and identifying risks and escalation points) and strong problem-solving skills

The ability to review and interpret large amounts of data

All ECU staff demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $88,800 - $99,498 pa (HEW 7) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website .

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Paula Mildenhall (Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning) for more information on or 6304 5065.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a statement (max 3 pages) outlining your experience and suitability for the role addressing the key criteria listed above.

Applicants are encouraged to use the information in this ad and the to inform and contextualise their application.

Closing Date:
Applications close on SUNDAY 18 October at 11:30pm AWST.



ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.