Associate Lecturer; Teaching Specialist (Academic) - Digital Media

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Continuing

Position Summary

Availability:
Continuing | Full-Time
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level A
Salary Range:
$78,340 - $94,938 p.a.
Reporting to:
Dean (People & Resources) or Delegate
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
This Teaching Specialist (Academic) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities, has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.
The University is committed to a student-centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to:
• deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning focussed on
student success;
• be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning
technologies and learning analytics; and
• develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success
in the knowledge economy.
The Associate Lecturer in Digital Media will be responsible for contributing to the preparation and delivery of the College’s visual effects, game art and production, and related topics using innovations in teaching practices and technologies, with support and guidance from a more senior academic.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching-related duties involving the creation, delivery and continuous quality improvement of university-level education. It includes (but is not limited to): direct teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience; curriculum design and review; delivery innovation; utilising advancements in education technologies; and making a contribution towards maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high-quality university, professional and community service. The position does not include making a research contribution.

Teaching:

  • Create, coordinate and conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and assess students enrolled in Digital Media topics of the College.

  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics. Assist in the development of topic and course materials with appropriate guidance from Course Coordinators and/or Senior Academic Staff.

  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.

  • Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.

University, Professional and Service:

  • Participate in the College’s administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.

  • Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.

  • Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.

  • Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • A PhD or equivalent qualification, in a field related to digital media, particularly in relation to games.

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for the teaching of digital media, especially games production and game art.

  • Relevant industry and professional experience.

  • Evidence of effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practices.

  • Demonstrated evidence of successful experience of teaching higher education students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Willingness to design, develop, implement, and evaluate teaching resources and programs, including online.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all staff, students and industry.

  • Evidence of established industry contacts both locally and nationally.

  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

For more information regarding this position, please contact: Mr Shane Bevin


Prescribed Conditions of Employment

It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

If you are required to work in any capacity, incidental or not, in a health care setting or other setting identified within a government direction issued pursuant to the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA) or Public and Environmental Health Act 2011 (NT) you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of your vaccination as a condition of your employment.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

05 Dec 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Continuing

Position Summary

Availability:
Continuing | Full-Time
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level A
Salary Range:
$78,340 - $94,938 p.a.
Reporting to:
Dean (People & Resources) or Delegate
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
This Teaching Specialist (Academic) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities, has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.
The University is committed to a student-centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to:
• deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning focussed on
student success;
• be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning
technologies and learning analytics; and
• develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success
in the knowledge economy.
The Associate Lecturer in Digital Media will be responsible for contributing to the preparation and delivery of the College’s visual effects, game art and production, and related topics using innovations in teaching practices and technologies, with support and guidance from a more senior academic.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching-related duties involving the creation, delivery and continuous quality improvement of university-level education. It includes (but is not limited to): direct teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience; curriculum design and review; delivery innovation; utilising advancements in education technologies; and making a contribution towards maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high-quality university, professional and community service. The position does not include making a research contribution.

Teaching:

  • Create, coordinate and conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and assess students enrolled in Digital Media topics of the College.

  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics. Assist in the development of topic and course materials with appropriate guidance from Course Coordinators and/or Senior Academic Staff.

  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.

  • Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.

University, Professional and Service:

  • Participate in the College’s administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.

  • Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.

  • Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.

  • Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • A PhD or equivalent qualification, in a field related to digital media, particularly in relation to games.

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for the teaching of digital media, especially games production and game art.

  • Relevant industry and professional experience.

  • Evidence of effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practices.

  • Demonstrated evidence of successful experience of teaching higher education students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Willingness to design, develop, implement, and evaluate teaching resources and programs, including online.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all staff, students and industry.

  • Evidence of established industry contacts both locally and nationally.

  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

For more information regarding this position, please contact: Mr Shane Bevin


Prescribed Conditions of Employment

It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

If you are required to work in any capacity, incidental or not, in a health care setting or other setting identified within a government direction issued pursuant to the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA) or Public and Environmental Health Act 2011 (NT) you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of your vaccination as a condition of your employment.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

05 Dec 2021
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