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As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Lecturer, Management

Job no: 850826
Campus: Mt Helen, Berwick or Gippsland Campus
Categories: Academic
School/Area: Federation Business School

  • Federation Business School – Mt Helen, Berwick or Gippsland Campus (travel required)
  • Part-time (0.4), twelve month fixed-term appointment
  • Academic B: $99,764 - $118,131 (pro rata), plus 17% super

About the role

You will work independently in the conduct of teaching and research activities, whilst being an active contributor to administrative functions within the School.

A Level B academic will normally contribute to teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level, engage in independent scholarship and/or research and/or professional activities appropriate to his or her profession or discipline.  He or she will normally undertake administration primarily relating to his or her activities at the institution and may be required to perform the full academic responsibilities of and related administration for the coordination of an award program of the institution.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

We are one of Australia’s oldest universities, known today for our student-centric approach to teaching and learning. For 150 years, we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

As Victoria’s premier regional university, Federation has a close connection to our communities, with a focus on transforming lives and enhancing communities through education, creating jobs and driving economic growth in our regions.

The number one ranking in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments reflects this, along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment. This includes:

  • Number one in Victoria for Social Equity
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (postgraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Full Time Employment (undergraduate)

These results build on Federation’s performance in the prestigious Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2021, released in June, with the University ranked in the top 201-250 young universities in the world.

About you

As the successful applicant, you will undertake teaching and assessment of undergraduate, honours and post graduate students. You will supervise students throughout their learning of the Management course, including supporting students through completing project courses and honour programs. You will participate in team projects and various committees across the University in conjunction with contributing to the administrative functions of the School

You will:

  • possess at least a master’s degree, a doctoral qualification is desirable,
  • demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching, and a good teaching record;
  • previous experience in academic administration, including the administration of courses;
  • provide evidence of research expertise and a demonstrated capacity and preparedness to achieve an active research profile; and
  • interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to students and other University staff.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for 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) outbreak:


Please apply by Sunday, 26 September 2021.

Applicants are required to submit a response to Key Selection Criteria in addition to a resume.

To view the Position Description, please click here: 850826.pdf


If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Elizabeth Spark, our Diversity and Inclusion Partner

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Lisa Pickering, our Associate Director, Organisational Development and Performance.

A workplace for remarkable people

For almost 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our leave and work-life balance web page.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

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