Industry Fellow in Family Violence
RMIT University School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Industry Fellow, Family Violence


Job no: 576081

Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract

Categories: Humanities Arts, Education


• Convenient CBD Location

• Full-time, Fixed term contract to 30 June 2022

• $66,304 + 17% superannuation


About Us


RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help craft the world through research, innovation, instructing and engagement, and to build transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.


Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT’s City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT’s largest schools. The School’s vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus:


• Criminology, legal and justice studies

• Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting

• Social work, youth work and social policy

• Sustainability and urban planning


We provide academic programs in Higher Education in these four main areas. We are a strongly research active school with research centres of national and international reputation - the Centre for Urban Research and the Social and Global Studies Centre.


With outstanding industry links, strong pathways and excellent research records, most of the School’s academic programs are leaders in the market and in high demand. We aim to ensure every student has a transformative experience to prepare them for life and work in the growing professional areas of the future.


The discipline of Criminology & Justice Studies is one of the larger teaching and research groups within the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University. Criminology & Justice Studies is home to three undergraduate degree programs (Criminal Justice, Criminology & Psychology, and Legal & Dispute Studies), as well as two master’s degree programs (Justice & Criminology, Public Policy), and a new Graduate Certificate in Domestic & Family Violence (from Semester 2, 2019). The discipline prides itself on its excellent links with industry and on delivering quality tertiary education that meets the changing needs of our sector partners.


About Our Culture


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.


Our Benefits


• Flexible working arrangements

• Be part of RMIT’s academic life and attend various events and workshops

• Free access to RMIT staff gym (including free Yoga and Pilates classes)

• 2% salary increase each year and annual leave loading of 1.35%

• MYKI pass discount

• Additional annual leave


To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits


The Role


The Associate Lecturer – Industry Fellow (Family Violence) will be required to work with staff in Global, Urban and Social Studies on the development and delivery of new specialist curriculum in domestic and family violence. The role will be responsible for the presentation and delivery of seminars and workshops, particularly in responding to and/or preventing family violence; assisting in sector consultation; curriculum co-design; development of online learning materials; and assessment and course administration in line with the University’s quality assurance requirements.


The Associate Lecturer – Industry Fellow (Family Violence) will work collaboratively with staff in Criminology & Justice Studies, other relevant discipline groups, and industry representatives in developing high quality curriculum and workshops to meet the needs of a growing family violence response and prevention sector.


About You


As the successful candidate for this important position, you demonstrate an ability to design and deliver professional development and workforce training in responding to and/or preventing family violence in the Victorian context. With experience in the Victorian family violence sector, including familiarity with relevant government and non-government industry bodies, you have knowledge of emerging policy and practice guidelines that inform capability development in the family violence, preventing violence against women (PVAW) and allied ‘tiered’ workforce.


With strong interpersonal and communications skills, you work effectively and sensitively with students, especially on issues related to effective learning, and collaboratively in a team environment with colleagues, project team leaders and industry partners. You demonstrate recent professional practice, an ability to meet deadlines and to effectively manage varying workloads across changing priorities.


Mandatory: Qualification in the relevant discipline area and demonstrated professional practice in responding to family violence, prevention of violence against women, and/or family violence workforce development.


Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check


To Apply


For further information please contact Michele Ruyters via email on or (03) 9925 2537, or to view the position description, please see below.


Applications close on 6 June 2019.


Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.


RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.


Application close: 06 Jun 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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