Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Extended Bachelor Program

Sydney, Australia
Base salary of $110,856 - $156,579p.a., plus 17% superannuation
29 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • This position has been designated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only under the provisions of section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
  • Opportunity to support students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent undertaking extended bachelor programs
  • Full time, fixed term until 31/12/2024, offering a base salary of $110,856 - $156,579p.a., plus 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The student experience coordinator position has been created to support students enrolled in the Extended Bachelor Program degrees commencing in 2022. These are four-year degrees for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to undertake studies in academically and culturally supported environments. The courses provide students with an opportunity to make connections between in-depth discipline study and knowledge of culture and practice.

In this role you will coordinate administrative, academic and cultural support services associated with the degrees to ensure optimal learning experiences by students, including:

  • management of Away From Base responsibilities during the initial, 12-month, foundation year of each course including timetables, collaboration with partnering faculties (e.g Faculty of Science), and schools (e.g. School of Business) and organisational units (e.g Gadigal Centre, The Learning Hub
  • reporting on relevant data to internal and external authorities for funding or governance purposes
  • providing advice to partnering faculties, schools and units about culturally responsive curriculum and assessment, and pedagogy, and lecturers and tutors for units of study as it affects students in Extended Bachelor Program degrees
  • collaborating with Sydney Future Students on promotion and enrolment processes, and with course and unit of study coordinators to best support student progressions.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Extended Bachelor Program who has:

  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and cultures, including an understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • a PhD in an academic field relevant to the discipline or other higher professional qualifications appropriate to their discipline
  • significant experience in supervising others and coordinating team activities
  • an understanding of and ability to support an academic endeavour from curriculum design to producing leading research and providing a student enabling environment
  • an established network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the discipline, School/ Faculty and University
  • deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • a developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the higher education sector
  • demonstrated excellence in research, scholarly activities relevant to the discipline and educational design and practice
  • acknowledged at a national level as influential in expanding knowledge within the discipline and/or in pedagogical or curriculum innovation.
  • The person who holds the position must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. It is therefore a genuine requirement under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) (ACT) that applicants are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  • Confirmation must be provided by applicants. Please upload your identity confirmation in your application


This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

How to Apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, confirmation of identity and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University and would like to submit an application, please login into your Workday account. Navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard once logged into Workday and click on the USYD Find Jobs report to apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Paulina Rojas/Nicole Feain from Recruitment Operations, Human Resources via

If you have any role specific queries, please contact Prof. Jennifer Barrett via

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Applications Close

Monday 30 May 2022 11:59 PM

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