Associate Dean Media, Writing and Publishing

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 03, 2024
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  • Lead Media and Writing and Publishing teams
  • Drive learning and teaching quality, research relevance and industry engagement for the media discipline
  • Full time, 3-year fixed term position as Associate Dean Media, Writing and Publishing with underlying continuing position at Level E
  • Salary Academic Level E ($200,550) with leadership allowance + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Dean of the School, the Associate Dean Media Writing and Publishing is a critical leadership and management role responsible for driving learning and teaching quality, research relevance and industry engagement for the discipline. You will be expected to work across disciplines and schools to deliver effective learning and teaching and research outcomes.

    The Associate Dean is accountable for providing strategic and academic leadership and management to the discipline, consistent with the University and College strategic plans and objectives, and for contributing at a senior level to the strategic planning and development of the School. This is an integrated leadership role that includes learning and teaching, research and industry engagement. The role works closely with the Associate Dean L&T and Associate Dean R&I and is a member of the School executive team which ensures the School achieves its strategic objectives.

    We are looking for a person to join the School who is creative, critical and ambitious in their approach to media and communication research and scholarship and the future evolution of the media discipline.

    We are interested in candidates who demonstrate a significant leadership experience, a track record of developing L&T initiatives, international excellence, high quality, high impact research and global outlook.

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

  • Strong leadership skills and experience in leading and managing academic teams in a collegiate environment to deliver strategic objectives.
  • Well-developed understanding of budget management, quality management, and good governance.
  • Ability to think strategically based on organisational priorities and objectives whilst displaying a high level of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills.
  • Significant expertise in learning and teaching along with substantial academic, research and relevant professional achievement will contribute to the overall standing of the School both nationally and internationally.
  • Qualifications

    Mandatory: PhD or demonstrated equivalence, combined with knowledge and achievements that meet the professorial criteria.

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

    About the School

    The School of Media and Communication pushes the boundaries of digital knowledge creation and future-focused practice. The School has a deep engagement with industry and the community that allows research and teaching to respond creatively and innovatively to global conditions.

    In the most recent QS Rankings by Subject, RMIT was ranked 37th in the world for Communications and Media Studies.

    The School is home to a vibrant community of practitioners, theorists and thinkers in communication, creative writing and publishing, screen, culture, digital ethnography, new media, journalism, public relations, advertising and music industry. The School has a strong international focus set to drive careers to succeed in the global context with programs and courses offered in Melbourne, Vietnam and Singapore.

    The School embraces agility and flexibility to drive a field that is always evolving with emerging specialisations and new roles in an increasingly changing world. Extending the reach for excellence, teaching spaces have been adapted to meet world-class standards.

    For more information, visit www. schools/media-and-communication

    To Apply

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

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Professor Lisa French, Dean of School of Media and Communication via email [email protected] or Jessica Bernardo (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email [email protected].

    Position Description - Associate Dean Discipline, Media, Writing and Publishing

    Position Description - Professor

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    Applications Close:

    3 Apr 2024 11.59 pm

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