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Casual Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer In Policing Studies

Reference no: 495617
Work type: Casual
Location: Goulburn
Categories: Academic - Teaching Focussed

Apply to join the School of Policing Studies in its unique partnership with the NSW Police Force teaching students studying to be a Police Officer with the NSW Police Force.

The Role

  • A casual contract would be aligned to the teaching of six student intakes per year – working 37.5 hours a week teaching online or at the NSW Police Academy, Goulburn.
  • In terms of the rates of pay, this is based on experience levels and educational qualifications, and will range from $47.67 - $71.51 per hour. for more information visit our website.
We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals in various areas of specialisation of policing and law enforcement, to teach on the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

As part of the course requirements, you will engage and teach students both online and on-campus at the NSW Police Academy Campus, Goulburn.

To be successful you will have:

  • A relevant Bachelors level degree qualification and/or significant industry experience as a police officer.
  • Current knowledge and understanding of policing through industry engagement or scholarly activity.
  • Commitment to building strong professional relationships internally and externally.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to submit an expression of interest via email attaching their current CV to:

Mr Nigel Donohue, Associate Head, School of Policing Studies, 

Employment Checks

The following mandatory employment screening checks form part of this recruitment activity, and appointments will not be offered unless the following are met and satisfied;
  • NSW Police Professional Suitability check
  • Baseline Vetting
  • National Police Checks (including country of origin)
It is a requirement of entry to the premises of the NSW Police Academy that contractors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  As such, appointments are conditional upon satisfying and maintaining COVID-19 vaccination.  You are required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or of a valid exemption. 

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The School of Policing Studies is Australia's leading provider of police recruit level training. Charles Sturt University and the NSW Police Force have a unique partnership to design, develop and deliver tertiary courses in policing. The partnership is an important strategy in the development of police recruit level training in NSW. The resources of both a large residential police academy and a responsive and progressive university have been brought together to provide a balanced, innovative service in police recruit level training and education.

The School of Policing Studies has staff located at Goulburn who primarily teach and undertake subject development in the undergraduate policing program for on-campus and online students studying to be a Police Officer with the NSW Police Force. In addition, an integral component of an academic staff member’s workload is dedicated to professional industry liaison, by maintaining sound relationships with industry agencies.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Mr Nigel Donohue | Associate Head, School of Policing Studies | | Ph: (02) 4824 2601


Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

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