Academic Director, Professional Experience

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 06, 2023
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  • Full-Time, Continuing Position

  • Salary Academic Level C/D + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the city campus but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University.

  • About You

    The successful applicant will be responsible for the provision of innovative partnerships and effective leadership in pre-service and post-initial contexts of education in Australian and international contexts and able to contribute to research related to partnerships, professional practice and working with relevant program teams and quality improvement processes.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Knowledge of the theory and practices related to education and significant experience in research and teaching related to a combination of the specialist areas listed above in the area of partnerships and professional experience.

  • Successful experience in school settings or related professional experience together with the demonstrated capacity to introduce innovations in teaching, particularly with respect to local, regional and international settings and internationalisation of the curriculum.

  • Demonstrated research profile and capacity to contribute to the School's research priorities in teacher education, partnerships and professional experience. Other scholarly areas are welcome in the areas of leadership, inclusive education and social justice.

  • Demonstrated capacity to plan strategically and provide creative solutions to problems work effectively in a team and communicate successfully with others in achieving quality learning.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work across international, disciplinary and sector boundaries so that links across all Schools, College and University may be enhanced.

  • Qualifications:

    PhD or equivalent research doctorate in a relevant field


    Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers or Youth Workers Australia

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

    About the School

    School of Education within the College of Design and Social Context

    The School of Education is one school within the College of Design and Social Context and offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in education, pre- service teacher education, early childhood education, educational research, professional learning and short courses.

    The School is committed to teaching, research and engagement that improves the quality of education, work and life for people and systems in formal and informal settings. Collaborating with a variety of partners, we strive to co- create teaching, learning and professional development experiences that are engaging, industry responsive and collaborative. The school's research is innovative, with academic staff and HDR students employing a variety of traditional and cutting-edge methods and theories that contribute to our understanding of education in domestic and international education settings. We examine important educational issues, and work to contribute new insights that will advance equity, excellence and efficiency that benefits individuals and educational organisations in the spirit of reconciliation.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact [email protected]

    https: // www. descriptions/academic-director-professional-experience.pdf

    Applications close on 6 th February at 11.59pm.

    Applications Close:

    6 Feb 2023 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

    Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreakhere.

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