WORK WITH Ƶ

Ƶ staff are committed to the exploration of the ways in which Christians answer life’s questions in the context of a Christ-centre, biblically based worldview. The College brings to its mission and to the practice of Christian scholarship, staff who are diverse in terms of the breadth of theological background and denominational experience but united in seeking ways to seamlessly integrate faith and learning across all fields of human learning and endeavour.

ABOUT US

Ƶ is a fully accredited private higher education provider located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. Ƶ exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS:

Data Analyst

Ƶ

Carindale, Brisbane QLD

Teaching – Tertiary (Education & Training)

Full time

Ƶ (Ƶ) is a fully accredited private Institute of Higher Education located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. Commencing from a vision birthed by Emeritus Professor Brian Millis in 1986, Ƶ exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.

At Ƶ, we passionately believe that to educate requires a process of formation and holistic development. Ƶ courses are therefore not just about gaining a degree, or a specific skill set for future employment (as important as these are) but, rather, the development of whole persons.

  • Survey management – manage and administer all Ƶ surveys to collect feedback from various stakeholders including students, graduates, and employees, providing appropriate reports and results to staff and students in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Data collection – manage Ƶ’s student enrolment data and staff data collection as required by legislation and provide appropriate reports to the Department and Tertiary Education Quality and Standard Agency (TEQSA), as required.
  • Data analysis – provide high level analysis of data collected through sources such as surveys, focus groups and student enrolment data to assist in the identification of quality organisation performance, teaching and learning practices and satisfaction rates of Ƶ stakeholders.
  • Data provision – provide data analysis for the purpose of quality management to the Director of Quality and Standards (Registry) and others, as required.
  • Reporting – assist in the preparation of various reports including required TEQSA reporting (TCSI).

· Completion of an undergraduate degree in statistics (or other relevant degree) with relevant work experience; or

· An equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experiences

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • A thorough understanding of statistical analysis and data management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within defined statutory requirements and protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data systems and competence in the use of standard computing packages including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English and the ability to write reports with clarity and precision and present findings as required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision, interpret policy, follow set procedures, achieve goals, and meet deadlines.
  • High level problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • High level organisational skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to Christ-centred higher-education and an ability to support the Christian mission and purpose of Ƶ.
  • Mature Christian character and commitment.
  • A can-do approach with essential planning skills and a keen eye on quality assurance and problem solving.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects, navigate competing priorities and meet deadlines proactively.
  • The ability to be creative, insightful, and innovative whilst operating in a sometimes fast-paced environment.
  • A high level of confidentiality and sensitivity to information and privacy issues.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Willingness and ability to accept responsibility.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills

  • An understanding of tertiary structures and protocols.
  • Previous experience in a tertiary institution, particularly with respect to quality management.
  • Previous experience with Meshed or similar database.
  • Previous experience with Power BI or similar data analysis software.

Ƶ is a vibrant, friendly, collaborative, and supportive place to work. Our faculty is made up of people from all walks of life, with a real passion for what they do and believe that they are here for a purpose.

If you have the experience and knowledge required and you align with our ethos and beliefs, then we would welcome your application. Please note that we aim to secure someone as soon as possible, so interviews may take place prior to the closing date of this position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter, which outlines how you meet our requirements and previous experience, to: recruitment@chc.edu.au

Applications Close: 31 October 2023

Lecturer – Education

Ƶ

Carindale, Brisbane QLD

Teaching – Tertiary (Education & Training)

Full time

Ƶ (Ƶ) is a fully accredited private Institute of Higher Education located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. Commencing from a vision birthed by Emeritus Professor Brian Millis in 1986, Ƶ exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.

At Ƶ, we passionately believe that to educate requires a process of formation and holistic development. Ƶ courses are therefore not just about gaining a degree, or a specific skill set for future employment (as important as these are) but, rather, the development of whole persons.

The role of Lecturer in the School of Education, Humanities and Business atƵ involves the development and delivery of specific units (subjects) and may include coordinating one or more lecturers where the delivery of units involves a team. All academic staff must engage in scholarship related to their area(s) of specialisation and are expected to engage with colleagues in school-based and/or Ƶ-wide committees.

You may be appointed to the role of Course Coordinator or Year Coordinator for a fixed, renewable term, in which case a reduction in baseline workload will be negotiated.

The primary objectives of the position are:

  • Development and delivery of units (teaching) as assigned by the Dean.
  • Engaging students in learning
  • Undertaking scholarship, including research that leads to reportable publications.
  • Contribute to the Ƶ community through active membership of School-based and Ƶ-wide committees.

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  • A relevant Masters degree (Academic B) or Doctorate (preferred for Academic C).
  • Registration (or eligibility for registration) as a teacher in Queensland.
  • Demonstrated capacity to prepare and deliver curricula within a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage students in their learning.
  • Track record or evidence of potential forscholarly output, including reportable research publications.
  • Mature Christian character
  • Active involvement in a local Church
  • Excellent interpersonal skills which enable effective communication with students and staff
  • Willingness and ability to accept responsibility and to work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to prioritise competing work demands to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Commitment to support the vision and strategic directions of Ƶ.
  • Ability to adhere to our ethos and lifestyle principals.

Ƶ is a vibrant, friendly, collaborative, and supportive place to work. Our faculty is made up of people from all walks of life, with a real passion for what they do and believe that they are here for a purpose.

If you have the experience and knowledge required and you align with our ethos and beliefs, then we would welcome your application. Please note that we aim to secure someone as soon as possible, so interviews may take place prior to the closing date of this position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter, which outlines how you meet our requirements and previous experience, to:recruitment@chc.edu.au

Applications Close: 31 October 2023

Director of Quality Standards (Teaching and Learning)

Ƶ

Carindale, Brisbane QLD

Other (Education & Training)

Full time

Ƶ (Ƶ) is a fully accredited private Institute of Higher Education located at Carindale, Brisbane.

Ƶ seeks to be a leading Christian provider of higher education excelling in the provision of high-quality learning experiences within a learning environment informed by Biblical Christian values and beliefs, and the developing of sought-after graduates who understand what it means to live and work with Christian worldview perspectives.

Ƶ was founded in 1986 by the International Network of Churches (INC), formerly known as Christian Outreach Centre, and was a vision birthed by Order of Australia recipient, Emeritus Professor Brian Millis, who sought to re-imagine how people think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across a range of disciplines and fields of study.

At Ƶ, we passionately believe that to educate requires a process of formation and holistic development. Ƶ courses are therefore not just about gaining a degree, or a specific skill set for future employment (as important as these are) but, rather, the development of whole persons.

The position collaborates regularly with all Ƶ Schools and the various functions that are responsible to the Chief Academic Officer. The role is largely responsible for supporting Ƶ’s academic governance function through continuous improvement in teaching and learning including the development and dissemination of policy, course and institutional renewals, the development of new courses, and other regulatory and professional association requirements. The role will also help maximise positive student experience.

Some of the primary objectives of the position are to provide direction to and manage the academic continuous improvement and quality assurance processes and procedures, in accordance with the strategic priorities of Christian heritage College (Ƶ) and Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) standards. Develop and manage processes and mechanisms to ensure that academic quality assurance and standards are effectively developed, implemented, and reviewed in ways which maximise positive student outcomes, experience, and compliance with regulatory standards.

The major responsibilities for this role are many, but all fall under one of the following areas:

  • Advice & Liaison
  • Operational Management and Action
  • Committee Membership
  • Committee Support

For full details of the objectives and responsibilities for this role, please see the Position Description.

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  • A postgraduate or equivalent level qualification.
  • Previous experience within a similar role or environment.
  • Excellent understanding of and experience with quality standards frameworks and implementation of quality assurance within an organisation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of governance structures, policies, and procedures.
  • Current knowledge of the Australian higher education sector, regulatory environment, and compliance processes.
  • Current knowledge of matters relating to teaching and learning in higher education.
  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to achieve objectives.
  • High level problem-solving abilities, analytical abilities, and solutions development abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and analyse complex issues and provide strategic advice.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to negotiate effectively, to write with clarity and precision. Highly developed oral communication and interpersonal skills to consult, coach, liaise and negotiate positive outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and to meet deadlines.
  • Computer literacy, with a high level of experience and skills with Microsoft Office™
  • Academic administrative experience.

  • Adherence to the traditional Christian faith and evidence of mature Christian character; modelling a vibrant spirituality that is attractive to others.
  • Commitment to active involvement in a local church.
  • A high level of confidentiality and sensitivity to information and privacy issues.
  • Ability to beself-motivated.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Initiative, flexibility, and a willingness to work across a range of activities.
  • Ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and proactively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to accept responsibility and to work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to prioritise competing work demands.
  • Ability to adhere to our ethos and lifestyle principals.

Ƶ is a vibrant, friendly, collaborative and supportive place to work. Our faculty and staff are made up of people from all walks of life, with a real passion for what they do and believe they are here for a purpose.

If you have the experience and knowledge required and you align with our ethos and beliefs, then we would welcome your application. As this is a critical position within our team, reporting directly to the Office of the Chief Academic Officer we are aiming to fill the position as soon as possible, so please apply immediately!Interviews may take place prior to the closing date of this position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter, which outlines how you meet our requirements and previous experience, to:recruitment@chc.edu.au

Applications Close: 31 October 2023

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