Lecturer in Conservation and Land Management
RMIT University College of Vocational Education, Built Environment and Sustainability

Conservation and Land Management VE teacher

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About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

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.

About the College

The RMIT College of VE offers an enormous range of VE programs across the City and Brunswick campus’ Our programs provide a strong vocational orientation, clearly recognised and strongly supported by industry.


About the Role:

RMIT College of Vocational Education, Built Environment and Sustainability are seeking one or more VE teachers focussing on CaLM (Conservation and Land Management). The course requires an experienced teacher to deliver a water quality monitoring program, which will involve a mix of lecturing and additional collection of field data in Semester 1 (3hr Monday). Prepare reports in Semester 1 (2hr Monday).  Develop a management plan for a designated area in semester 2. This is an immediate position, ideally starting before the 8th February and will be a casual role, with 3-5 hours of teaching per week and additional field work.

Your performance will be underpinned by participation in relevant activities which ensure your vocational competence meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.


  • Essential -Current TAE Cert 4 Qualification
  • Knowledge and Experience working with water quality monitoring
  • Conservation report writing skills
  • Flora and fauna management strategy experience / knowledge

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

Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more.We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Applications close on Sunday 17th January 2021 but due to the urgent nature of the role, offers will be made to suitable candidates as they apply, please put in an application promptly.

The RMIT Talent Team will be on Christmas leave from 22nd December to 6th January. More information here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XisbbVsPANU&feature=youtu.be

RMIT welcomes and encourages candidates with disability to apply for our roles. If you require an adjustment to equitably participate in the recruitment process then please email talentsupport@rmit.edu.au with your request, letting us know your preferred method of communication. 

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.

Advertised: 17 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 17 Jan 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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