Learning and teaching roles
This website explains some of the key roles in Learning and Teaching at Macquarie.
Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
A member of academic staff who provides leadership and strategy on learning and teaching within a Faculty.
Associate Dean (Quality and Standards)
A member of academic staff who provides leadership on the quality and standards of courses and units within a Faculty.
|Course Director||A member of academic staff responsible for a course. Coordinates the academic leadership, strategic direction, development, management, quality assurance, enhancement and ongoing review of a course; liaises with unit convenors to develop and monitor curriculum; supports marketing and student recruitment; evaluates assessment design and assessment load across the course; reviews student outcomes; ensures students are supported by accurate academic advice and information.|
|Demonstrator||A member of academic staff who facilitates practical or workshop classes which do not require advanced preparation.|
|Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)||
An academic member of the University Executive with overall responsibility for the planning, quality and delivery of education provided to Macquarie's undergraduate and graduate students.|
The current (interim) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is Professor Mariella Herberstein.
|Executive Dean||A member of academic staff who is head of a faculty. Provides strategic and operational leadership to the Faculty for all learning and teaching, research and research training activities. As a member of the University Executive, also contributes to the management of the wider University.|
|Head of Department||A member of academic staff responsible for leading their Department's research activity, learning and teaching and community engagement in service of the Faculty and University strategic objectives and ambitions.|
|Learning Designer||A member of professional staff who supports learning and teaching needs within a Faculty or centrally. Works alongside teaching staff to design, produce and deliver resources to engage students in learning.|
|Lecturer||A member of academic staff who presents lectures to students enrolled in a unit of study.|
|Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)||
A member of academic staff who develops and implements the University's learning and teaching and employability strategies.|
The current Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) is Professor Dominique Parrish.
|Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways)||
A member of academic staff who develops and drives the University’s strategy for building and enhancing entry and progression pathways and leads the ongoing improvement of academic offerings at Macquarie.|
The current Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs & Pathways) is Professor Sean Brawley.
|Teaching roles in iLearn||There are different roles that can be assigned in iLearn which determines the level of control to create and modify content. Learn more about these iLearn roles.|
|Tutor||A member of academic staff who teaches in tutorials and seminars. Marks student assessment tasks or participation. Supports students to meet unit learning outcomes.|
|Unit Convenor||A member of academic staff responsible for a unit. Coordinates unit design, delivery and administration, including student support, curriculum development, assessment moderation, and evaluation; manages teaching staff.|
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