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Director of Undergraduate Studies


  • Great team culture
  • Location close to transport hub, flexibility for remote working
  • Full Time, Parramatta

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **

About this Opportunity

The Director of Undergraduate Studies is responsible for the effective functioning of the initial teacher education (ITE) undergraduate programs in the School of Education. Working closely with Faculty Operations and Student Experience teams, the Director provides oversight for undergraduate teaching programs and their delivery in Alphacrucis University College’s (AC) various campuses and modes. The role involves teaching in the relevant discipline, maintain currency in the discipline through scholarship, research and ensure a positive student experience.

Your new team

Alphacrucis University College (AC) is an accredited Christian higher education provider with a reputation for excellence in training, teaching and research. AC’s main campus is in Sydney, Parramatta, with thousands of students throughout Australia and around the world, learning online or in mixed (online + Face to face) modes.

We offer qualifications from VET Certificates to Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Ministry, Theology, Business, Education, Social Science/Counselling, Music/Media and Chaplaincy. Our vision is to be a global Christian university, transforming neighbourhoods and nations.



  • Participate in the application and admission process for all new applicants, including the special or provisional admission of students.
  • Provide oversight to student progression, including academic advice and advancement, and professional readiness relevant to course.
  • Participate in grade monitoring, monitor students’ course progression following internal monitoring of grades process, including determining the outcome of any student appeal for non-progression.
  • Represent the School’s undergraduate students in the HE Student Affairs committee.
  • Review documents related to reported instances of student misconduct.
  • In conjunction with registry and faculty operations teams, check eligibility of students to graduate.
  • Appoint external examiners for externally marked projects, where relevant.
  • Confirm supervision arrangement for supervised projects, where relevant.
  • Along with Head of School and relevant Discipline Leaders, provide leadership for the improvement of undergraduate programs, including structure, content, pathways, and enrolments.
  • Participate in the semester preparation management including timetabling and other course processes.
  • Produce relevant reports for the annual academic report.
  • In consultation with the Head of School prepare undergraduate courses for internal course reviews and accreditation (TEQSA & NESA).


  • Teaching (lecture preparation and delivery), marking and provision of assessment feedback to students within Higher Education programs in line with AC’s workload model (face-to face, online and blended delivery)
  • Subject development and administration
  • Administer Subject Coordinator tasks for allocated subjects.
  • Monitoring, supporting, and encouraging students through active engagement inside and outside of formal learning times.


  • Continued professional engagement in the discipline area through ongoing scholarship and research.
  • Provision of research supervision for HDR students completing graduate research studies.
  • Participate in relevant meeting with HDR team.
  • The above list is not exhaustive, and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Required Skills and Proficiencies

  • Completion of a Doctoral degree (or be enrolled and working towards the completion of a Doctorate) from an Australian university or other recognised Australian or international institution of higher education.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith that informs one’s professional and personal choices and commitments.
  • Track record of research and teaching in relevant disciplinary area strongly preferred.
  • Experience in academic administration.
  • Experience working with different stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Experience in working with students.
  • Understanding of Australian higher education framework and standards.
  • Understanding of course structure and requirements of AC’s undergraduate programs in relevant School.
  • Understanding of pathways to and from AC’s undergraduate programs in relevant School.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, administrators, and external stakeholders where relevant.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and provide relevant information and support as required.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills for continuous improvement of undergraduate programs.
  • Proven people skills grounded in a genuine respect for others and demonstrated in a range of contexts.
  • Enjoy working as a team member to achieve shared objectives.
  • Excellent time management skills.

How to apply

  • To apply for this role please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete the online application.
  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE 8 SEP 2023, unless filled prior to this date.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to high volumes of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted.
  • If you have any enquiries regarding the details of this role, please email

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **

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