deputy directors; senior evaluation managers; Assessment Manager job at Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

About Us
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) is Australia’s independent higher education quality assurance and regulatory agency. TEQSA’s aim is to provide quality assurance that protects the interests of students and the reputation and reputation of Australian higher education.

As an independent quality assurance and regulatory agency, TEQSA takes a risk-based approach that is guided by the principles of necessity, risk and proportionality, and that supports quality, diversity, innovation and excellence in higher education.

TEQSA has three strategic objectives in achieving its objective:
1. Promote and support good practice and effective self-insurance across the industry.
2. Identify, analyze and respond to risks for the sector.
3. Ensure compliance with applicable legislation through effective and efficient regulation.

About you
• Are you passionate about contributing to excellence in Australian higher education?
• Are you a strategic thinker with a drive for innovation and collaboration?
• Do you want to work in a stimulating, dynamic and rewarding mission-oriented environment?

where you will work
TEQSA currently has a range of opportunities in regulatory operations.

TEQSA’s Regulatory Operations leads the work of managing the assessment of applications for course registration and accreditation, as well as compliance and risk assessment activities. Roles in each team involve working collaboratively on case management, liaising with higher education providers, and presenting assessment results to the TEQSA Commission for regulatory decisions.

Regulatory operations are made up of three groups:

Registration and Courses
The Registration and Course Group includes the Initial Registration Evaluation Team, responsible for evaluating Initial Provider Registration applications and accrediting courses from Initial Providers, and the courses, responsible for evaluating applications for accreditation of new courses and renewal of course accreditation.

Re-registration and CRICOS
The Re-Enrollment Team is responsible for evaluating applications for renewal of enrollment, self-accreditation of courses, and change of provider category under TEQSA. The ESOS/CRICOS team is responsible for evaluating applications for enrollment and other assessments under the ESOS Act and other laws regulating the provision of higher education to international students.

Risk and compliance
The Risk and Compliance group includes the Compliance and Investigations team, responsible for managing non-compliance and the use of TEQSA’s regulatory powers. The team undertakes non-cyclical compliance assessments and investigations based on identified risks and industry-wide thematic analyses, monitors and manages supplier complaints, and monitors assurance measures imposed on suppliers.

About positions
Inasmuch as APS5 Assessment Manager in the Enrollment and Course or Re-Enrollment and CRICOS groups, or Risk and Compliance team, under limited direction, you will be responsible for undertaking tasks to support the comprehensive assessment of:
• Applications involving higher education providers or
• Possible non-compliance with the standards and legislation in force.

Inasmuch as APS6 Senior Assessment Manager In the Registration and Course or Re-registration and CRICOS groups, or the Compliance and Investigation team, you will be responsible for undertaking comprehensive and complex assessments of:
• Higher education provider applications against standards and legislation, using assessment and decision-making practices established by agencies or
• Possible non-compliance with the standards and legislation in force.

Inasmuch as Deputy Director EL1 in the Registration and Courses or Re-registration and CRICOS groupsUnder general direction, you will be responsible for directing the work of a specialized evaluation team, responsible for evaluating applications for course registration and accreditation.

Inasmuch as Deputy Director EL1 within the Risk and Compliance teamUnder general direction, you will be responsible for providing expert advice and guidance regarding investigations, the use of investigative tools, and enforcement options regarding violations of the TEQSA Act, the ESOS Act, the associated national legislation and standards.

Why work at TEQSA?
TEQSA welcomes people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. TEQSA encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

The successful candidate must be an Australian citizen, pass a National Police check satisfactorily and be able to obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Verification Agency (AGSVA) ​​clearance to status base, supported by TEQSA.

How to register
If this is acceptable to you, please click the “Apply Now” button. You will be directed to our careers website where you can view the full candidate information package. This includes job duties for all roles, our ideal candidate (selection criteria) and eligibility requirements.

Your application must include a TEQSA application cover sheet, an up-to-date CV and a 2-page pitch in response to the “our ideal candidate” section.

Please submit your completed application to [email protected] before the closing date. Inquiries about roles can be directed to [email protected]

Applications close Wednesday 27 July 2022. For more information on TEQSA, visit:

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