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Education Program Architect - Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub

Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Education/Training

A fantastic opportunity to work with leading academics and talented professionals
Salary Package: From $122,653 – $129,541 p.a. (HEW Level 9), plus 13.25% employer"s superannuation.
Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed term 12 months, with a possibility of further extension subject to funding and performance.
About Us
The Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub is located within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. It is an interdisciplinary network launched in August 2016 by Macquarie University with Optus as the founding partner to tackle real-world challenges in cyber security and enable explicit trust in the digital economy.
The Cyber Security Hub forms and supports a network of academic, business and government leaders, working together:
Providing expertise and leadership in cyber security regarding technology, governance, policies and human factors;
Offering a platform for exchange between academics and practitioners from business and government;
Conducting cross-cutting research across several disciplines: computing, engineering, business, criminology, law and psychology, covering all university faculties;
Working to develop commercial technology solutions for cyber security challenges;
Training the next generation of cybersecurity specialists as well as raising awareness among our leaders and developing the skills of the existing workforce.
The Cyber Security Hub works with on the vanguard of one of the most dynamic and growing challenges in our society today. This role is a distinctive opportunity to work in this dynamic field while covering all faculties and disciplines, and forging relationships between the university and business and industry. 
For Macquarie University, this role will be a cornerstone in helping to progress one of the university’s overall strategic priorities.
The Role
The successful candidate will provide leadership in education, training and digital cyber upskilling programs for the Hub; particularly in the development, design and delivery of integrated programs and community outreach. You will also be responsible for driving the best practice development of curriculum strategy and program delivery, ensuring the Hub’s programs reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of the Hub, Research themes and expertise, and are relevant, innovative, and of high quality. You will work with the Executive Director of the Hub to identify and build external relationships.
About You
This is a unique opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic sectors of the modern economy.  Cyber Security is a dynamic, fast growing discipline that covers a wide rage of subjects and interests. You will be enthusiastic to chase a wide range of market opportunities and understand the breadth of these interests.
You will be keen to help MQU develop its positioning and place in the cyber security education market in Australia and have an understanding that the discipline includes stakeholders from all across campus.
Your experience in working between higher education and business and industry will be an advantage, and experience in designing education and skills development programs will be a plus.
Growing our capabilities in cyber security is a key strategic priority for Macquarie University. In this regard, you will be working with senior level management to ensure key goals are achieved. 
To Apply
To be considered for the position, candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) addressing the selection criteria below and upload this and your CV as part of the application process.
Ability to work with multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop education programs and activities that contribute to achieving the Hub’s strategic goals;
Evidence of successful delivery of education programs, particularly in a corporate training or professional development environment;
Experience in course development, particularly with blended and digital delivery models;
Experience in education strategy development and implementation
Confidence in dealing with content matter experts over the range of business;
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience in bridging the higher education sector with business, industry and government is an advantage
For more information about this role, please view the   position description
Specific Role Enquiries: Dali Kaafar, Executive Director, Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub or Lisa Middlebrook, Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Manager at
Applications Close: Sunday 23 August 2020 at 11:55pm
At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.
Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Advertised: 07 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 23 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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