Current opportunities at Melbourne


Job no: 0039667

Work type: Continuing

Location: Southbank

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Salary: Level D $155,209 - $170,993 p.a. or Level E $199,922 p.a., plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to the appointee's qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.  

About the Role 

The VCA Theatre program is nationally recognised and has a long-established national reputation of intensive training for emerging theatre artists, including actors, directors and dramaturgs, and emphasises artistic development within a highly collaborative environment.   We are seeking an outstanding and well-respected theatre professional and experienced academic with the vision and capacity to shape and build the teaching, learning and research within VCA Theatre.

About you 

You will have a doctoral qualification (or equivalent experience), an established reputation in the field of actor training for theatre and screen and significant teaching experience in higher education. You will demonstrate excellence in academic leadership and management and be able to lead people. Interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute to the strategic development of the Theatre program is essential.


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne‚Äôs major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.  

The Details 

Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.  

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To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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