Subject Coordinator, Journalism WIL JOUR90003, Teaching Associate

Melbourne, Australia
23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Work type: Fixed Term, Fixed Term (Periodic)
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Culture and Communication
Salary: $75,289 - $102,163 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.

About the Role

The School seeks to appoint a fixed term Subject Coordinator (Teaching Associate – Part Time Teaching Only) with the capacity to teach in the area of Journalism (work integrated learning Subjects). The successful applicant will be a committed and engaging educator.

In this position, your primary responsibility will be the coordination of teaching activities such as lectures and seminars/tutorials and the preparation and delivery of these classes JOUR90003 ‘Journalism Internship’ in accordance with the Faculty’s Local Operating Rules.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Undertake subject coordination duties including the development of LMS sites and subject guides, the management of assessment extension request and the selection and supervision of sessional tutors as required
  • Prepare assessments in accordance with subject guidelines in the University Handbook and coordinate assessment processes
  • Undertake consultation with students

About You

You will have strong organisation skills, allowing you to completing competing tasks at a high quality to various deadlines. Your solid written and verbal communication skills will aid you in communicating with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, as well as being able to contribute to a broad and supportive team environment.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • Completion of a Doctoral or Master’s qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent relevant academic or professional or practice-based experience and expertise
  • Demonstrated experience of teaching diverse groups of students at tertiary level in a range of delivery modes
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit

Be Yourself @ UoM

We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at We look forward to receiving your application!

Position Description: Download FilePD_0054711 Subject Coordinator, Journalism WIL JOUR90003 (Teaching Associate).pdf

Applications close: 19 Jan 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time