Subject Coordinator, Media and Communications MECM40006

University of Melbourne


January 30, 2022


Subject Coordinator, Media and Communications MECM40006

Job no: 0055138

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Department/School: School of Culture and Communication

Salary: $75,289 - $102,163 (Level A)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia's #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.

About the Role

In this position, your primary responsibility will be the coordination of teaching activities such as lectures and seminars/tutorials and the preparation and delivery of these classes MECM40006 ‘Public Relations and Communications' in accordance with the Faculty's Local Operating Rules. The Subject Coordinator reports to the Head of Program.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Undertake subject coordination duties including the development of LMS sites and subject guides, the management of assessment extension request and the selection and supervision of sessional tutors as required
  • Prepare assessments in accordance with subject guidelines in the University Handbook and coordinate assessment processes
  • Undertake consultation with students
  • About You You will be a committed and engaging educator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people. You will have a high level of empathy, which will assist you in coaching and supporting staff and fostering an effective teaching team. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will set you up for success in this role.

    Ideally, you will further have:

  • Completion of a Doctoral or Master's qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent relevant academic or professional or practice- based experience and expertise
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development
  • Experience in supervising, coaching and supporting staff and fostering an effective teaching team
  • Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, please visit https: //

    Be Yourself @ UoM

    We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) for the role.

    For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at We look forward to receiving your application!

    Advertised: 21 Jan 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 30 Jan 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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