Tutor in Production (Technical)


Name: Lisa Osborn


Email: lisa.osborn@unimelb.edu.au

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job no: 0047592

Work type: Continuing, Fixed Term

Location: Southbank

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts

Salary: $75,289 – $102,163 (Level A)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional – Full time – 17% super

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.  

About the role

Production at the VCA encompasses all aspects of design and technical production for live performance – set & props, costume, sound, lighting, digital media & projection, and stage management.

We are seeking an industry professional to contribute to the delivery of teaching programs in the field of Technical Theatre including Lighting and/or Sound and/or Digital Media & Projection, and other areas of Production where appropriate. The incumbent will influence and stimulate the student experience through utilising a range of learning and teaching initiatives and supervising students on VCA productions. Contribution to curriculum development and artistic and academic collaborations with colleagues across Faculty disciplines to enhance the student experience will also be key components of this role.

VCA Production encourages continued industry engagement and flexible working arrangements. We seek applications from candidates interested in full time or part-time employment. Please specify your preference in your cover letter, including how many days per week you are available. The appointments will be either fixed term or continuing, as negotiated with the successful candidate.

About you

You will have an established reputation in technical theatre, with a breadth of experience and a demonstrated record of excellence in professional practice across a variety of live performance art forms. Appropriate teaching experience in higher education, experience developing high-quality teaching and learning materials and high level organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills are required.  


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne’s major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.  


To find out about employee benefits, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits  

How to apply

Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.  

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

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

Position Description  0047592.pdf

Applications close: 12 Sep 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

APPLY HERE: https://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/906164/tutor-in-production-technical

Recent Posts

Jason Allen

Search Jobs