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Updated April 18,

Professional Specialist - Liturgy Education

ACU Centre for Liturgy

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Job No: 974188
Campus Location: Strathfield, Melbourne
Functional Unit: Office of the Vice President
Work Type: Continuing full time

  • Utilise your experience in designing and delivering effective liturgy training programs
  • Contribute to the development of educational resources in liturgy
  • Full- time continuing role based in Strathfield or Melbourne
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community that welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The ACU Centre for Liturgy seeks to promote, support and enhance the liturgical life of the Catholic Church in Australia and the region through tertiary education, scholarship and pastoral formation. It provides high-quality academic programs and research in liturgical studies and sacramental theology through ACU’s Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

As Professional Specialist – Liturgy Education you will:

  • collaborate in creating educational resources in liturgy, sacramental theology, the sacred arts and pastoral practice
  • promote the work of ACU Centre for Liturgy throughout Australia
  • collaborate with Centre staff to forecast, budget for and promote upcoming events
  • write and publish pastoral articles, media releases, newsletters and webpage entries.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • completion of a Master’s level degree in liturgical studies or sacramental theology and evidence of significant experience and expertise in liturgical studies theory and practice
  • the capacity to publish research-informed articles in pastoral liturgy publications and resources
  • experience working in a Catholic organisation and/or Catholic Education sector
  • the capacity to deal with Church agencies, organisations and terminology
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:
Obtain the position description here Professional Specialist Liturgy Education PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link on the website. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $110,551 - $123,597 pa including salary component $93,417- $104,441 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

To discuss this role further contact please contact Professor Clare Johnson, Director, ACU Centre for Liturgy on (03) 9230 8186

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 30 April 2018 at 11.55pm

Advertised: 16 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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