Studio Leader

Melbourne, Australia
$14,000 gross income plus 10% super
23 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Location: Parkville
Role type: Casual Sessional
Faculty: Architecture, Building and Planning
Salary: Based on relevant sessional studio teaching rates and hours of work to the estimate of $14,000 gross income plus 10% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About – Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning is the leading educational and research institution in the Asia-Pacific region addressing the design and realisation of inhabited environments. It actively seeks to extend the linkages between education, research and practice in the built environment, and maintains excellent and extensive relationships with members of the built environment professions, government, professional associations and the wider community.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your expertise to design and lead a Postgraduate Studio and provide deep understanding of industry processes and systems. With your experience in this field, your ability to provide expert subject knowledge that will result in high-level student outcomes will set you up for success in this role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design a studio to deliver expert subject knowledge
  • Participate in student assessment
  • Attend and contribute in meetings as required by the Program Coordinator
  • Facilitate the completion of practical tasks

About You

Utilising your strong communication skills, you have the ability to identify students at academic risk and provide guidance when required. Your ability to share complex information in an easy-to-understand format and engage openly and proactively with students and colleagues will set you up for success in this role.

You will also have:

  • Industry expertise in a relevant discipline
  • Capacity to effectively deliver expert subject knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to provide user friendly service

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.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne 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.

Benefits of Working with Us

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

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • 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

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience.  Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at

Applications close: 22 Dec 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description:  0051297_Sessional-Studio-Leader_PD.pdf

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