Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Vocational Education and Training (VET)
- FEDERATION UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA
- Ballarat, Australia
- $123,384 p.a. plus up to 17% superannuation
- 16 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 19 Mar 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Social Sciences, Education
- Job Type
- Academic Posts, Principal / Senior Lecturers / Associate Professors, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
- Contract Type
- Full Time
- Institute of Education, Arts and Community – Ballarat Campus
- Full-time, continuing appointment
- Academic Level B - $101,061 p.a. or Academic Level C - $123,384 p.a. plus up to 17% superannuation
About the role
The Institute of Education, Arts and Community offers qualifications from associate degree through to postgraduate levels in humanities and social sciences, community and human services, visual and performing arts, early childhood, primary, secondary and vocational education and training. Our programs operate from campuses at Mt Helen, Gippsland, Berwick, Camp St and Horsham in partnership with community education providers and schools across Victoria, interstate and internationally.
As an integral member of our team you will contribute primarily to relevant programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the area of Vocational Education and Training (VET) as well as contribute to the Institute’s research program, administrative functions and team projects.
About Federation University
At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.
Across our University and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.
Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.
We are the number one ranked university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment. This includes:
- Number one in Victoria for Social Equity
- Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (postgraduate)
- Number one in Victoria for Full Time Employment (undergraduate)
You will work as part of the Institute’s team of academic and administrative staff. You will possess proven educational, research and professional experience and seek to embed long and short-term research strategies for the Institute within the strategic framework of the University and in accordance with its mission. You will be a creative thinker and avid problem-solver, who possesses initiative, innovation, and a can-do attitude.
At a Level B you will possess:
- experience in the VET sector and in industry;
- commitment to scholarship and a potential for academic advancement;
- commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching, and a good teaching record; and
- experience in academic administration.
At a Level C you will possess:
- demonstrated experience and standing in the VET sector, and experience in industry.
- commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching and learning, and a good teaching record;
- demonstrated record of research and publications in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET); and
- capacity to supervise postgraduate students.
All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.
How to apply
Please apply by Sunday, 19 March 2023
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume.
To view the position description, please visit careers.federation.edu.au
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756. Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.
A workplace for remarkable people
For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.
At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity.
Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity.
What we offer
We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.
You will be able to take advantage of our Health Sports and Aquatics Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen, SMB and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.
For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg_6dvxP8cA.
Federation University is committed to The Circle Back Initiative program, whereby we will respond to every applicant.