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Senior Lecturer in Counselling

• Join the Faculty of Health as a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and lead excellence in teaching, research, and industry connections. • UC Level C, $134,096 pa - $154,203 pa + 17% Super • Full Time, Continuing Opportunity

Job no: 501260
Work type: Academic
Location: Bruce
Categories: Education Focused, Teaching and Research, Education

  • Join the Faculty of Health as a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and lead excellence in teaching, research, and industry connections.
  • UC Level C, $134,096 pa - $154,203 pa + 17% Super
  • Full Time, Continuing Opportunity

About Us:

Join University of Canberra where we walk together to foster an inclusive community. Together, we endeavour to empower, connect, and exchange knowledge with our diverse people, cultures, and environments.

We stand firm and dedicated to upholding fundamental values such as inclusivity, honouring Indigenous cultures (Nurragunnawali), driving positive change, nurturing curiosity, and promoting collaborative efforts. We are committed to leading the national education sector in championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility via Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

About the Opportunity:

The Faculty of Health is seeking a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and play a pivotal role in advancing our teaching excellence. You will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to your discipline, demonstrating flexibility and a willingness to embrace new challenges.

Your commitment to student learning will be reflected in your coordination and delivery of units, working with students on placement and supervision of research projects. As an innovative educator, you will forge strong connections with domestic and international stakeholders and industry.

The successful applicant will have considerable experience as a professional Counsellor, and will hold (at minimum) a Master’s degree in counselling and clinical supervision qualifications.

Offerings/ Benefits/ Culture:

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Family-friendly policies
  • On campus Gym, Medical services, Cafes, Post office, Supermarket and Childcare facilities.
  • Professional Development offerings (study assistance, corporate programs and discounts)
  • Innovative work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program and a corporate private Health Plan (Bupa)

What we need from you: To be considered for this position, we require your CV and a cover letter explaining what skills you would bring to the role.

Submit your CV and cover letter through the “Apply Now” tab.  We kindly ask that you take this opportunity to align your application with the Position Description, ensuring that your skills and experience are clearly articulated in connection with the specific requirements of the role.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights at the time of submission.

WWVP: The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

For Job Specific Information: please contact Milli Blenkin - Discipline Lead in Counselling (

Recruitment and Application Questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 28 July

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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