Arts Discovery Teaching Associate

University of Melbourne
December 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$80,258 - $108,906
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 6 mon
Working Time:Part time
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Arts Discovery Teaching Associate

Job no: 0060721 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-Time (0.5 FTE); Fixed Term for 6 months Faculty: Arts Salary: Level A - $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. pro rata plus 17% super

  • Help foster intellectual excitement to inspire students commencing study in the Bachelor of Arts.
  • Help develop a diverse culture of knowledge creation and exploration within the undergraduate student cohort.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Head of Arts Discovery, you will collaborate with the Academic Lead(s) to deliver seminars focusing on diverse Arts research methodologies, reading materials, and skills development, while ensuring adherence to prepared guidelines. The role will contribute to team teaching seminars to foster academic integrity and interest within the cohort.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to teaching four 2-hour seminars in the required mode (online, on campus, blended) to a high standard.
  • Undertake consultation with students in relation to readings, weekly topics, assessment, and skills development.
  • Mark assessment, provide timely feedback to students and record results into the appropriate results record system.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate with students via LMS and address frequently asked questions in relation to seminars and assessment.
  • Who We Are Looking For

    You possess the capacity to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrating strong organisational abilities, both independently and as a team member, you can manage tasks effectively, meet deadlines, and maintain professional relationships, with a clear commitment to the collegial values of the University.

    You will also have:

  • Completion or progress towards a Higher Degree by Research in a discipline in the humanities, social sciences, or languages.
  • Demonstrated experience of teaching diverse groups of students in a range of delivery modes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of education and research in the humanities, social sciences, or languages.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Faculty of Arts

    The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 01 Dec 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 11 Dec 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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