Senior Academic opportunities at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

We are growing our team of outstanding, internationally recognised senior academics in the following key areas:

  • Chair of Literacies & Languages
  • Associate Professor/Professor of Global Studies and International Education
  • Associate Professor/Professor of Measurement Analytics
  • Associate Professor/Professor of Digital Education
  • Associate Professor/Professor of Teacher Education
  • Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Curriculum Studies
  • Senior Lecturer of Vocational & Lifelong Learning

For more information please visit the Senior Academic Recruitment page.

Content and Communications Specialist

Karl Smith has been appointed to the role of Content and Communications Specialist in the Strategic Communications team. Many of you will know Karl as he has worked previously at MGSE as our Digital Marketing & Communications Coordinator and more recently he has been here as a Digital Content Strategist to develop our new Digital Content Strategy. Karl will now be concentrating on implementing the recommendations of the strategy which will raise the profile of MGSE’s research and improve the quality of written and multimedia content.

Purchased Leave applications closes soon

Applications for Purchased Leave in 2020 are now available via the HR10PL form on Staff Hub. While additional leave must be purchased in two-week blocks, (up to a maximum of eight additional weeks), the leave can be taken in the same way as accrued Annual Leave and applied for through Themis self-service.

Approved applications for Purchased Leave must be received by HR Services by Saturday 30 November. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to discuss your application with your manager and receive the appropriate approval.

Annual Leave Loading 2019

Please note that Annual leave loading will be paid to eligible staff in the pay due on 13 December 2019. The maximum annual leave-loading amount is $1,475.60.

Probation, Academic Confirmation and Periodic Employment changes

Hiring managers and department administrators will notice some changes in the PageUp offer card. From Friday 8 November, new fields are available to record Academic Confirmation and Periodic Employment information, as well as a more streamlined layout. A separate probation period and academic confirmation period must be recorded for academic continuing employees, in accordance with the 2018 Enterprise Agreement. You may also notice some new fields in Themis related to these changes. Quick reference guides are available on the Staff Hub. You can also contact HR Assist for support on 54000 (option 1).

Melbourne Poche Centre Indigenous Fellowship Program 2020

The 2020 Poche Indigenous Fellows Leadership Program is designed for Indigenous early career professionals with a health focus in academic, policy, clinical or research roles in higher education, government, health delivery and community sectors. The program brings together Fellows in a richly interconnected and interactive program, keeping a focus on the concepts of networks and collaboration. The program consists of three modules and works to build Fellows expertise in their areas of leadership. This is an exceptional early career opportunity to develop your capacity to make a difference. It is intended that graduating Fellows from the Centre's Leadership Program will be innovators and critical thinkers, capable of designing and implementing positive change in community, government, education, and private sectors.

Modules to be held in Melbourne and London over a six-month period March - August 2020. Applications close Saturday 30 November visit the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health page for more information and to register.

Hire a Student@Work intern 2020

Now in its fourth year, the Students@Work Internship program continues to grow. The Students@Work team is now inviting expressions of interest from University hiring managers looking to hire an S@W Intern for a period of three, six or nine months commencing April 2020. This is open to all faculties and teams within the University. Through hosting an intern, University staff can contribute to increasing a student's sense of belonging and participation within the University community. By leveraging and building upon our students' skills and capabilities, this is a unique opportunity to embrace the possibilities of staff-student co-creation and to incorporate the views of our diverse student body within operational divisions. These internships are paid casual positions approved by Chancellery Executive for exclusion from the FTE cap. Comprehensive recruitment, selection and contract management support will be provided by the S@W team. Limited opportunities are available. Register your interest via an EOI before Friday 24 January 2020. For further enquiries contact Sarah Kenny.

Staff development

Managers training:

  • Leading teams through change: 21 November - $415
  • Managing mental health in the workplace for managers: 26 November - $320

All staff training:

  • Professional staff orientation: 28 November - $30
  • LGBTI+ awareness briefing: 20 November and 3 December - no cost
  • Business Report Writing: 8 and 22 November - $220

Register via TrainMe for all enquiries email