Current opportunities at Melbourne


Job no: 0042339

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Melbourne Law School

Department/School: Melbourne School of Government

Salary: $158,624 - $174,754 (Level D)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

About Melbourne School of Government:
The Melbourne School of Government is an externally focused School hosted by Melbourne Law School, in partnership with the Faculty of Business and Economics and the Faculty of Arts. The School was established in 2013 to support, profile and extend the University’s teaching and learning, research and engagement capabilities in the fields of policy, public administration and governance, and embraces all those who work in or with government.

About the role:
The Deputy Director will be required to assist the Director in delivering on the academic vision of the Melbourne School of Government, including development and delivery of new course offerings, research initiatives, executive education and outreach. This will require them to assist with strategically positioning the School in the external environment, forging strong links with key government departments at the national and local level, NGOs and the private sector in Australia and the broader Asian region.

The Assistant Director will operate with delegated authority and assume responsibilities as agreed with the Director in the areas of oversight of the academic programs, teaching into the School’s academic programs, contributing to a program of executive education activities.

Ideally, candidates will have a PhD in a discipline relevant to government such as economics, political science, international relations, and law, as well as professional experience within the industry.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to

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