The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors is a private Registered Training Organisation and Higher Education Provider focusing on the delivery of external education programs in counselling, life coaching, community services, and youth work.
About the role:
The Institute's Head Office, located at Fortitude Valley, requires a full-time Project Manager (Course Development). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Project Manager (Course Development) is responsible for managing and overseeing the development and writing of course curriculums, learning resources and assessment processes primarily for courses in the vocational sector.
This is a permanent, full-time position (with 6 months' probation). Working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. The salary for the position is $80,000 per annum + 9.5% superannuation + 17.5% annual leave loading.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The main responsibilities undertaken by the Project Manager (Course Development) include:
- Implementing strategies for development of educational teaching and assessment resources within the project team;
- Writing course curriculum, teaching and learning, and assessments for Institute vocational courses and units
- Ensuring all vocational teaching, tutoring/support and assessment materials are developed consistently, within quality and compliance guidelines and timeframes
- Ensuring all training materials are developed in line with RTO standards and requirements and to an appropriate educational level and quality.
- Reviewing courses, programs and materials, and implementing changes and improvements.
- Liaising with content/industry specialists and conducting research as required.
- Supervising the work performance of project development staff and ensuring staff are performing within expectations and timelines.
- Writing articles and case studies for the Institute/College publications as required.
Skills and Experience:
To perform effectively in this role, successful applicants will have:
- Tertiary qualification in Counselling, Psychology or Behavioural Science or similar (essential). Preference given to Postgraduate level of qualification in any of these areas.
- At least two years’ experience in a counselling or psychology role in a community services context.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, preparation of policy documents and business correspondence
- Proven success in managing projects in a training environment
- Advanced computer literacy in a Windows environment
- A recent upgraded Cert IV in Training and Assessment (or willingness to obtain one)
- Knowledge of life coaching (desirable)
We have a strong student-centric, values-driven culture based on the guiding principle: “Empowering people to help others”. The overall purpose of our organisation is for our graduates’, through their own work, to positively influence the level of wellbeing and health in our communities. We accept our role in fulfilling this purpose, working with responsibility, passion, expertise and skill. Our teams develop high quality, applicable courses and programs, and provide an exceptional level of education and service to our students. As such, we have a strong focus on creating an accountable, supportive and engaging work environment built on joint purpose, teamwork, and enthusiasm for what we do.
How to Apply:
If this sounds like you and you satisfy all essential criteria, we would welcome your application. To apply, please submit a CV and application letter addressing the above criteria by Wednesday, 1st July 2020.
*Applications will be assessed on a first-in basis and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Should you have any questions prior to making an application, please contact Jenner Rodgers on 07 3112 2000