Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Lecturer B with Academic Literacy specialisation (HE Education)

Position Number: HED090
Applications Close: 08 Nov 2013

Full- Time (38 hours per week)
Great working environment

About the role

NMIT is seeking to appoint an innovative, qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of Lecturer B with Academic Literacy specialisation. You will be a hardworking and enthusiastic professional with excellent subject knowledge.
Your primary objectives will be:
  • Work as part of the program teams to develop a programmatic approach to building on and improving academic literacy skills of student cohorts within the HE Education department.
  • Develop, deliver and administer both key academic subjects in programs and targeted individual, small and large group sessions to support the ongoing development of academic literacy skills of students within the Departments programs.
  • Develop and implement a range of resources to support the successful academic literacy development of students and staff in the Departments programs.

About You

The successful applicant will be a hardworking and enthusiastic professional with:
  • Master’s degree in Education or another appropriate discipline with subsequent relevant professional experience and/or a related postgraduate qualification in academic literacy.
  • Demonstrated course leadership and coordination experience in higher education.
  • Experience in teaching at a tertiary level with a focus on improving student academic literacy for their success in their programs of study.
  • Evidence of the ability to work productively in academic teams in HE environments
For a full list of the key selection criteria please refer to the position description.


Lecturer Level B with a salary range of $79,437-$94,328 per annum. Commencing salary will be negotiated according to qualifications and experience.
Superannuation is additional and NMIT is able to contribute to UniSuper.
Note that service with publicly funded Australian Universities is recognised for long service and sick leave purposes.


To be eligible to apply you must either:

a) be an Australian Citizen or
b) provide evidence which substantiates your entitlement to work in Australia

Applicants must address the key selection criteria contained within the position description. You will not be shortlisted if you fail to address the key selection criteria in your application.


Please download a copy of the Position Description below. Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Download the Application Form fill in the required fields including the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description and save the completed form on your desktop.

Forward the completed Application Form together with a copy of your current Resume and email to Make sure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.


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