La Trobe University

La Trobe University

English Language Advisor


Closing in 12 days

English Language Advisor

Job No.: 566624

Work type: Continuing

  • Full time
  • Continuing position
  • Campus independent - Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses.
  • About the position

    At La Trobe University, the Library Learning Services (LLS) team is responsible for proactively engaging with students to enhance their learning experience and facilitate their academic success through a range of online and face-to-face services, communications, and programs.

    The English Language Advisor is a member of the Library Learning Services team, dedicated to supporting students for whom English is an additional language as they transition to study in Australia. This role focuses on enhancing their English language proficiency, academic success, and overall university experience. This role also works collaboratively with the Academic Skills and Language Advisors, Senior Learning Librarians and Learning Librarians that comprise most of the team.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • A postgraduate degree in any area relevant to the position (e.g., TESOL, Applied Linguistics, etc.; or extensive experience and expertise; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Tertiary teaching experience in Australia, New Zealand or other English- speaking country.
  • Ability to provide specialist advice on effective methods and strategies for teaching English as an additional language in a tertiary environment.
  • Technical capacity to design and deliver effective workshops, asynchronous learning objects and other learning and teaching resources.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Sunday the 3rd of December 2023

    Position Enquiries: Greg Rublee E: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Madeleine Parker E: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD English Language Advisor.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up to date resume;
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    Job details


    English Language Advisor


    La Trobe University




    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 20, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Linguistics,Literature,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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