Senior Lecturer in Work Integrated Learning

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
07 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Student Engagement, University Engagement.
  • Academic Level C $112,383 plus 15% superannuation.
  • Full-Time, Ongoing, Hawthorn Campus.

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.
In recent years, Swinburne has progressed to become one of the world’s leading universities, ranking as one of the top 500 universities in the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and one of the top 100 in the world in physics.

A Senior Lecturer in Work Integrated Learning is required to plan, design, co-ordinate and teach work integrated learning, career development and international experience units of study for Student Engagement.
The successful applicant develop and co-ordinate units within Swinburne Advantage Unit, collaborate with other areas to develop and manage the delivery of academic units in professional placement, internships and industry study tour that aims to improve employment and career outcomes for students.

Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A mandatory Doctoral qualification – with a preference for Teaching Qualifications.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management of operational workshops.
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching relevant to Work-integrated learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement high quality student engagement programs.

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation.

How to apply
To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

For further information, please contact Heather Morris, or alternatively call 9214 5793 .

Refer to position number: 31405
Applications close: 5pm, 30th April 2017.


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