Teacher in Graphic Design and Interior Design

Boroondara, Australia
12 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Department of Media, Design & ICT.
  • Sessional VE Teacher - $44.19 to $67.57 per hour
  • Sessional position in two disciplines based at Hawthorn campus

Swinburne was recognised as a leader in tertiary education when awarded 'Large Training Provider of the Year' at the Australian Training Awards. As a dual sector university offering both Vocational Education and university programs we provide intersectoral pathways from vocational certificates through to PhDs, offering everyone the opportunity to live up to their full potential.

The Department Design, Media & ICT is currently seeking expressions of interest from applicants interested in becoming Sessional PAVE Teachers in Interior Design and Graphic Design

The Swinburne PAVE Teacher is required to inspire, engage and educate our students. They will implement industry best practise and apply current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies. The successful applicant will work collaboratively within a team of education professionals.

In your application- please list in the title of your cover letter, the position you wish to apply for.

Graphic Design:

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • Teaching experience and understanding of processes in graphic design
  • Experienced user of Adobe products: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience in liaising with suppliers and clients

Interior Design:

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • Demonstrated industry experience and understanding of interior design processes and practices.
  • Experiences user of CADD and REVIT programs and 3D Max.
  • Sound experience and knowledge in reviewing documentations of simulation design presentations.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the relevant 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 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 submit an application please go click “begin” at the bottom of this page and submit a cover letter, resume and a 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.

For further information, please contact Mary Miceli, Manager Dept Design, Media & ICT on 9210 1204 or mmiceli@swin.edu.au

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children Check.

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

Position number: 31325
Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 31st of August 2017.