Subject Coordinator Media and Communications MECM90038

University of Melbourne


January 30, 2022


Subject Coordinator Media and Communications MECM90038

Job no: 0055148

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 School of Culture and Communication School of Culture and Communication sits within the Favulty of Arts. It promotes programs in Art History and Curatorship, Arts and Cultural Management, Indigenous Studies, Creative Writing, English and Theatre Studies, Media and Communications, Publishing and Editing, Journalism, and Screen and Cultural Studies.

About the Role As the Senior Adviser, Engagement Strategy, your primary responsibility will be the coordination of teaching activities such as lectures and seminars/tutorials and the preparation and delivery of these classes MECM90038 ‘Researching Media & Communications' in accordance with the Faculty's Local Operating Rules.

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 have high level interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships and professionalism with all levels of the organization. You will also require excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

    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
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • 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: // benefits.

    Be Yourself At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right 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

    Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements: https: //

    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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