Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Policing Studies

4 days left

Goulburn, Australia
U$121,504 pa (pro-rata) (plus 17% superannuation)
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Experienced and entry level points into teaching available
  • Provide balanced and innovative police recruit level training and education
  • Prepare job-ready graduates for careers in Policing and Law Enforcement
  • Multiple positions are available for immediate commencement

The Role

  • Fixed Term (Until December 2025),
  • Full Time and Part Time opportunities available
  • Level A/B - AU$72,062 to AU$121,504 pa (pro-rata) (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Teaching focused
  • Located at Goulburn, NSW

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals in various areas of policing and law enforcement education. Applicants with teaching and/or curriculum design experience are sought to teach and undertake subject development in the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

Utilising the resources of both a large residential police academy and a responsive and progressive university, the successful candidate (s) will be required to engage and teach students through face-to-face and online delivery modes whilst dedicating workload to professional Industry liaison, and maintaining sound relationships with industry agencies at the NSW Police Force Academy in Goulburn, NSW.

Staff will be enrolled in the fee-free postgraduate course, the Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (GCLTHE). This formal award allows Charles Sturt academic staff the opportunity to undertake professional development for academic probation purposes, and to strengthen learning and teaching theory and practice, and embed Charles Sturt values, policies, systems and frameworks.

A generous relocation package will be offered to the successful candidate (s) to assist with relocating to Goulburn, NSW. Goulburn offers an affordable and relaxed regional lifestyle with city benefits, making it an ideal location for a tree change.

The following mandatory employment screening checks form part of this recruitment activity, and appointments will not be offered unless the following are met and satisfied;

  • NSW Police Professional Suitability check
  • Baseline Vetting
  • National Police Checks (including country of origin)

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or industry background in policing, teaching, curriculum design or a combination of all.
  • Willingness to undertake annual field placement as part of ongoing development.
  • Commitment to building strong professional relationships internally and externally

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

It is a requirement of entry to the premises of the NSW Police Academy that contractors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As such, appointments are conditional upon satisfying and maintaining COVID-19 vaccination. You are required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or of a valid exemption.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The School of Policing Studies is Australia's leading provider of police recruit level training. Charles Sturt University and the NSW Police Force have a unique partnership to design, develop and deliver tertiary courses in policing. The partnership is an important strategy in the development of police recruit level training in NSW. The resources of both a large residential police academy and a responsive and progressive university have been brought together to provide a balanced, innovative service in police recruit level training and education.

The School of Policing Studies has staff located at Goulburn who primarily teach and undertake subject development in the undergraduate policing program for on-campus and online students studying to be a Police Officer with the NSW Police Force. In addition, an integral component of an academic staff members workload is dedicated to professional industry liaison, by maintaining sound relationships with industry agencies.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Dr Douglas Allan | Acting Head of School, School of Policing Studies | | Ph: +61 2 6272 6242

Closing Date: 11 pm Thursday 6th April 2023

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