Program Leader - Bachelor of Arts Extended

Founded in 1872 as the first college of the University of Melbourne, Trinity College is a vibrant, diverse community, inspiring and enabling students of exceptional promise from Australia and around the world in its various educational programs, including a Residential College, a Theological School and a Pathways School incorporating Foundation Studies program and the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) Program at the University of Melbourne.  The BA (Ext) program is a university course open to Australian Indigenous students at the University of Melbourne that supports their transition to university through the provision of an additional study year.  Students complete a sequence of subjects in the first year of their degree, which provides a strong academic foundation for their studies, grounded in Indigenous sovereignty. At the completion of the Bachelor of Arts (Extended), students move into a standard Bachelor of Arts course structure.

About the role

The BAX Program Leader is responsible for the day-to-day management of Trinity College‚Äôs delivery of BA Ext units, including the recruitment, management and support of teaching staff.  The Program Leader is also responsible for maintaining key relationships with the University of Melbourne and participating in the promotion of best practice teaching within the broader institution through participation in key committees and otherwise.  Note that the Program Leader must also teach in the BA Extended program.  In addition, they are required to provide advice to the wider community of Trinity College to promote Indigenous education.

To be considered for this role, you must have a recognised tertiary qualification relevant to the role along with demonstrated work experience in Indigenous education (and the ability to perform teaching duties in an online educational environment). 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leadership together with managing curriculum and teaching and learning issues in an educational environment.  If you enjoy managing staff, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and are committed to academic excellence, apply now.

This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), 3-year contract position commencing Monday, 14 June 2021.  The incumbent will be required to teach in the BA Extended program and therefore, should be available and willing to undertake additional teaching work.  Days of work to be negotiated with the manager.  Flexibility with working from home and campus is required. 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: D3 FTE $104,886 plus 10% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading

Benefits: Trinity College offers a warm, collegiate and flexible work environment for all staff and a range of benefits including professional development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, employee assistance program, discounted gym membership from Melbourne University, discount on health insurance with BUPA and salary packaging.

Enquiries: Danny Fahey, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning,

To Apply

Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid work permit or visa. The successful applicant must secure, or be in the process of securing, a Working with Children approval. 

To be considered for this position, you must submit a current copy of your resume and a cover letter along with your response to the key selection criteria, as outlined in the attached position description.  Applications without a response to the key selection criteria will not be considered. 

Interviews will take place as applications are received. 

Trinity College celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

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Contract/Contract - part-time

Job no: EZAQ10416

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Thursday, 24 June 2021