Careers

Ormond College aims to develop students who will make a disproportionate difference in solving the world’s great challenges. Our academic and administrative staff are an integral part of bringing that to life.

We have a strong academic staff community over 20 senior academics and professionals. Underpinning our student and staff community is a values-based ethos, rather than as a rules-based one.

The College staff manage its core functions and is lead by an Executive team of the Master, Professor Rufus Black, the Vice-Master and Director of Communities, Chief Financial and Operating Officers, Director of Learning and Community, and Director of Advancement.

The College is affiliated with the Uniting Church in Australia although from its foundation it has been ‘open to students of all faiths or none’ and it operates through an independent Council, chaired by Andrew Michelmore.

Current Positions

We currently have the following staff vacancies:

PD – Careers Advisor

PD – Leading Tutor – Commerce

PD – Leading Tutor

Please refer to the relevant Position Description for further details on the role, including how to apply, and who to contact if you have enquiries.

Kindly note that applicants are assessed in accordance with our Position Descriptions and will be required to address the key selection criteria. A shortlist will then be contacted for interview.

Tutorial Positions

Ormond College is committed to providing an outstanding residential and learning experience for members of the University of Melbourne.

Founded in 1881 by the Presbyterian Church with the hallmarks of open entry and liberal education, Ormond College aspires to be a leader in residential collegiate learning in Australia, through

  • academic excellence
  • diversity in student population and experience
  • active student involvement and leadership
  • an appreciation of the worth of each individual
  • strong ethical values
  • practical involvement and learning from participation in community projects
  • a forward and outward looking approach

All members of the College share this commitment and hold these aspirations. The College’s academic program is central to the realisation of this vision of a learning community.

All involved with the program are encouraged to strive to inspire one another with a passion for learning, and to participate in the various activities that make up the program with a great sense of excitement and enjoyment.

Casual Tutor Positions

We welcome expressions of interest in casual tutoring at Ormond College throughout the year and CVs are held in the expectation that opportunities may arise unexpectedly.

Most of our tutors are graduates or teachers with contemporary experience of courses offered by the University of Melbourne. But we also consider applications from graduates working outside the University and from non-graduates with proven teaching experience and established knowledge and skills in a particular field.

Remuneration & Conditions

Tutors are paid on an hourly basis for all scheduled tutorials and individual consultations. Tutors are also expected to participate in the Ormond tutors’ community of practice, through which tutors share their expertise and discuss their experiences in order to improve the quality of teaching at Ormond.

For information about conditions, pay, workload, expectations and training, please contact the Learning & Community Office on +61 3 9344 1126.

Expressions of Interest

Applications are accepted throughout the year. The best times to apply for tutorial positions are May and November, in advance of the coming semester.

Applicants should submit a letter indicating their reasons for applying, a current CV or resume, a transcript of their university results, a list of the University of Melbourne subjects they could support, and the names and contact details of two or more referees, including at least one academic referee.

The College welcomes expressions of interest in tutoring at Ormond to abourke@ormond.unimelb.edu.au

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