Subject Coordinator in Political Science

About the Role

We are seeking to appoint two fixed-term Subject Coordinators (Teaching Associate – Part Time Teaching Only) with the capacity to teach in Political Science. 
Position 1:International Relations - Key Questions
Position 2: Contemporary Political Theory
Reporting to the Political Science Discipline Chair, your primary responsibility will be the coordination of teaching activities such as lectures and seminars/tutorials and the preparation and delivery of these classes.

You may be required to work outside of standard hours, depending on subject delivery requirements, and perform work duties remotely and/or on-campus for a specified period of time.

Other responsibilities will include:

Preparing assessments in accordance with subject guidelines in the University Handbook and coordinating assessment processes
Manage breaches of academic integrity referred by tutors
Effectively and efficiently communicating with students via LMS and addressing frequently asked questions
Assisting Student Services / ASO with Special Consideration queries and outcomes

This is an opportunity to be supported and guided by senior academic staff, with the added benefit of being paid for 30 hours of Professional Development per year, of your choosing.

About You

You are a committed and engaging educator, with an ability to interpret and understand policies and procedures relevant to teaching and student support and welfare. Your high-level organisational skills allow you to administer multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines successfully. You maintain good working relationships and professionalism with all levels of an organisation.

You will further have:

Completion of a Doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent relevant academic or professional or practice-based experience and expertise
Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development
Experience in supervising, coaching, and supporting staff and fostering an effective teaching team
Demonstrated experience in teaching diverse groups of students in a range of delivery modes

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

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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