Senior Lecturer, Professional and Academic Development

Bathurst/Wagga Wagga/Canberra, Australia
09 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Demonstrate your skills in leadership, networking and innovation
  • Collegial and supportive working environment
  • Opportunity to align with our values of Insightful, Inclusive, Impactful and Inspiring

The Role

  • Fixed Term Full-time (up to 2 years) - Part-time considered
  • Level C - $112,840 to $130,114 p.a (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst, Wagga Wagga or Canberra

You will consult widely in the design, implementation and evaluation of an academic capability framework; and promotion of evidence-based innovation in professional learning aimed to drive transformational change in learning and teaching.

You will lead the development of the Division's professional learning strategy that is supported by the Divisional and CSU strategic learning and teaching plans, aligned to the CSU values, strategy, and policies, and underpinned by the CSU's Competency Framework.

To be successful you will have

  • A sound and current knowledge and understanding of the higher education discipline and academic development/professional learning innovation through scholarly engagement and activities.
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Highly level planning, project management and organisational skills

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 Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic (DVCA ) and Vice-President (Academic) is responsible for the operation of the Faculties and the learning support services at the University including the Division of Learning and Teaching and the Division of Library Services. This includes responsibility for the University's course profile and, with Academic Senate, course and learning and teaching quality. The DVCA is also a member of the Vice-Chancellors Leadership Team.

The Office of the DVCA provides high level executive and administrative support to the DVCA and the portfolio.

The Division of Learning and Teaching, comprising five units, has approximately 110 staff. Divisional teams of academic and professional staff work with Schools, Faculties and other Divisions to design curricula, develop effective online resources, monitor quality through a suite of evaluation and reporting services, offer professional learning programs about learning and teaching, as well as create and maintain central technology-supported learning and teaching environments.

CSU 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. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

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.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Kogi Naidoo | Director, Learning Academy | |

Ph: +61 2 6933 4804 

Closing Date: 11 March 2018