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Lecturer and Director of Experiential Learning – Education Focused

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Work type: Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

  • Employment Type: Part time – 21 hours per week
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Remuneration: $112,679 - $132,832 FTE + 17% super and annual leave loading
  • Location: Kensington NSW


About UNSW:

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. We’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re one of the top 50 universities in the world and ranked 14th globally for law in the 2022 QS World University Rankings.


If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place. Be part of our team and share our commitment to driving positive change in law, criminology and justice for the benefit of society.


Why Your Role Matters:


UNSW School of Law, Society and Criminology emphasises the social relevance and impact of rigorous research and teaching. We’re socially engaged interdisciplinary academics and students who share a commitment to driving positive change in law, criminology and justice for the benefit of society. We collaborate with leading researchers, teachers and professionals around the world.


This position is a part time (0.6 FTE), 3-year fixed-term role that reports to the Head of School. The Director of Experiential Learning will maintain and consolidate the Experiential Learning Program with the aim of ensuring that every Law & Justice student has the opportunity to undertake experiential learning for credit. This role will also grow and innovate current experiential learning opportunities for law and criminology students, in line with market employment changes. As a member of academic staff, the incumbent is expected, among other things, to make contributions to the teaching effort of the institution, particularly teaching experiential learning courses.



Specific accountabilities for the academic role include:

  • Apply a well-defined teaching philosophy that inspires student learning.
  • Conduct classes, particularly experiential learning courses, assess student learning achievements and support students in postgraduate and undergraduate courses in line with UNSW policy.
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources, and assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments


Specific accountabilities for the Director of Experiential Learning role include:

  • Advise Dean, Deputy Dean Education and Heads of School on issues related to Faculty policy on experiential learning including clinical and internship issues and ensure this aligns with Work Integrated Learning strategies at UNSW.
  • Responsibility for coordinating the UNSW Law & Justice internship/work integrated learning courses and delivery of same within the teaching load of the individual academic.
  • Develop and update curriculum of internship courses including content, readings, assessment, and online modes of delivery.


Who You Are:


  • Advanced tertiary qualifications in law, criminology or a related discipline, and extensive relevant work experience;
  • Actively stays up to date with discipline knowledge and professional development
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and learning design, development and delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • Experience using and/or designing with educational technologies and online delivery methods
  • Capacity to develop and coordinate Experiential Learning Programs
  • Experience in the community legal sector, criminal justice sector or professional practice

To learn more about this position a copy of the Position Description can be on JOBS@UNSW.


Benefits and Culture:


People are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world.  

Our benefits include: 

  • Flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc) 
  • Career development opportunities 
  • 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments 
  • Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period 
  • Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness)


How to Apply:

Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit a 1-2 page cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of this position and complete your application online before Sunday 21st August 2022 at 11:55pm.


Get in Touch:

Persa Tzakis

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Please apply through the application portal and not via the contact above.


UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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