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EMBA Director and Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Melbourne, Australia
$129,297 - $171,521 + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
25 Feb 2024
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Academic Level C or D + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Positions

The Department of Business Administration, Graduate School of Business and Law is looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer or a Associate Professor in Management. The successful candidate must have the capability to serve as an Executive MBA Director, which attracts 20% workload. The Program Manager (EMBA Director) is a key academic leader responsible for overseeing the quality, relevance, and effectiveness of a specific suite of academic programs. They are expected to have a strong background in teaching and program coordination, both at RMIT University and beyond, and demonstrate expertise in innovative pedagogy and curriculum development.

Senior Lecturer, Management

Academic Level C salary range $129,297 - $149,093 + 17% Superannuation

For key selection criteria and further information, please see position description below:

Position Description - Senior Lecturer, Management

  • The Senior Lecturer will make substantial contributions to the teaching, research, and engagement activities in the department, school and university, and will play a significant role within the relevant professional and disciplinary areas in business and management. You will lead and conduct high-quality research, secure external funding, and produce high quality peer-reviewed journal articles to contribute to the strategic research priorities of the university and the department. Academics at the Senior Lecturer level or above are expected to take several leadership, service, and/or administrative tasks commensurate with their standing within the department. The Senior Lecturer may be responsible for managing educational programs as required. The incumbent is to develop and maintain high-quality, productivity-driven local, national, and global networks within and outside the university.

Associate Professor, Management

Academic Level D salary range $155,691 - $171,521 + 17% Superannuation

For key selection criteria and further information, please see position description below:

Position Description - Associate Professor, Management

  • The Associate Professor will provide leadership and foster excellence in teaching and research of the department, school and university, and translate the impact of education and research to the community, professional, government, commercial and industrial sectors. You will be responsible for providing innovative and distinguished contributions to the department and the school to enhance discipline-relevant scholarly, research and professional capabilities and outcomes at a national and international level. In this role you will innovate, develop and maintain high-quality, productivity driven local, national, and global networks within and outside the university, and leverage these resources to enhance of the national and international reputation of the department/school, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

About You

To be successful in this position, you must have:

  • PhD in Management: Specifically in Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Industrial and Organisational (I/O) Psychology, Strategic Management, or Entrepreneurship.
  • Robust capability to excel as an Executive MBA Director, substantiated by a proven track record of success in managing/directing postgraduate business programs (preferably MBA programs).
  • Ability to innovate, develop, coordinate and deliver large and/or complex courses at undergraduate and postgraduate (MBA/EMBA) levels, including strong capabilities in implementing digitalised and transformative educational approaches.
  • Demonstrated experience in seeking external funding, in collaboration with faculty members within the department as a project lead and an effective team member, to advance basic and applied research in business and management.
  • A track record of top-quality research outputs, as evidenced by articles in A* journals on the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) 2022 list, including recent, impactful articles published as a first/sole author.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills, evidenced through a distinguished record of strategic engagement with leaders, colleagues, students, and diverse stakeholders to foster a culture of academic excellence and innovation.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the Graduate School of Business and Law

The Graduate School of Business & Law (GSBL), with the College of Business and Law, commenced operations in January 2010. In July 2010 the GSBL moved to the new Emily McPherson premises, opening an exciting new phase in RMIT's development of professional programs for the experienced, post-graduate business market.

GSBL's Department of Business Administration has one of the longest standing MBA programs in Australia, commencing the program in the mid-1970s. These programs are now delivered to over 1,000 students in the Melbourne and Vietnam campuses as well as online.

Click here for more information about the School.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter (maximum 2 pages) and a separate document (maximum 4 pages) addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Descriptions hyperlinked above or contact Kassie McKnight (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via

Applications close on Sunday, 25th February at 11.59pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

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