- Melbourne, Bundoora Location
- Full time, continuing position
- $115,972-$133,726 + 17% super
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.
The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University’s renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 8 schools. The College’s academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.
The Role and Your Responsibilities
The Senior Lecturer, Careers Education will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School to make a significant contribution to the development, accreditation and deliver of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Career Education and Development and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities associated with the aforementioned programs. The Senior Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University’s research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs. The Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.
Skills & Experience Required
As the successful candidate you will have extensive professional experience and leadership in career education, career development and counselling as well as expertise in teaching at postgraduate level, including successful delivery of programs online. You will demonstrate ability to coordinate large courses and prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement. Important to this role will be your extensive experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding to sustain research effort and manage funded research projects including complex budgets and reporting requirements.
Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field.
Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check
Please note: Subject to the field of applicants, the University reserves the right to appoint a Lecturer B level if suitable candidates are not identified for a senior lecturer appointment.
For further information please contact Michael Hastings, Program Manager – Careers Education and Development on (03) 9925 7847 quoting job reference #571153.
Applications close on 9th November 2018.
Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.