Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Head of Programs (Accounting)

Position Number: 2610
Applications Close: 31 Jul 2018

Ongoing position available

Friendly working environment

Full-time (38 hours per week)

About the Role

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Head of Programs (Accounting).

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Provide overall academic leadership to the department related to the Accounting discipline.
  • Provide operational and strategic management of the Accounting programs within the Department ensuring ongoing accreditation, compliance with policies and procedures, compliance with regulatory standards, quality assurance and efficient resource management.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

Key Selection Criteria

  •  A Masters degree in Accounting is essential. A PhD in Accounting or Finance is preferred.
  • FCPA (Fellow of CPA Australia) or CPA (Australia)
  • An established track record of scholarly performance including peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience  of significant leadership of academic teams and  working effectively in a team, including evidence of managing people and evaluating lecturers.


The salary will be in the range of $100,000 – 119,999 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions.


Ongoing, Full-Time (38 Hours Week)


Please download a copy of the Position Description below.

Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must be sent as one single document (Word or PDF) as an attachment.

 Please include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

Please ensure that your application is saved as follows:

“First Name, Surname, Position Number”

Eg. “John Smith, 1234”

Submit your application by email to ua.ud1566499057e.cin1566499057hcety1566499057lopen1566499057ruobl1566499057em@sb1566499057oj1566499057 including the job title and position number in the subject line of your email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the position description below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.

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