Assistant Director, Melbourne School of Government

Melbourne, Australia
12 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne Law School
Department/School: Melbourne School of Government
Salary: $120,993 - $139,510 (Level C)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 9.5% superannuation

About Melbourne School of Government:

The Melbourne School of Government is an externally focused School hosted by Melbourne Law School, in partnership with the Faculty of Business and Economics and the Faculty of Arts. The School was established in 2013 to support, profile and extend the University’s teaching and learning, research and engagement capabilities in the fields of policy, public administration and governance, and embraces all those who work in or with government

About the role:

The Assistant Director will be required to assist the Director in delivering on the academic vision of the Melbourne School of Government, including development and delivery of new course offerings, research initiatives, executive education and outreach. This will require them to assist with strategically positioning the School in the external environment, forging strong links with key government departments at the national and local level, NGOs and the private sector in Australia and the broader Asian region.

The Assistant Director will operate with delegated authority and assume responsibilities as agreed with the Director in the areas of oversight of the academic programs, teaching into the School’s academic programs, contributing to a program of executive education activities.

The School is accepting applications from both established academics holding a PhD and those with substantial industry and government experience who may not have worked in academia previously.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to

Position Description

Applications close: 03 Mar 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time