New Position Available for June 2021

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PositionDean of Studies
Reports toCollege Principal
Subordinates (if any)Nil
Shift (if any)Monday – Friday
Employment typeFull time

Our current need

Perth Bible College seeks to appoint a full-time Senior Academic with a proven academic teaching and research record as Dean of Studies from June 2021. The candidate must hold a doctorate in Biblical Studies (Old or New Testament) or Mission. The candidate must have teaching experience in a cross-cultural setting. As part of our expansion in delivering
online courses, we seek someone who can communicate effectively in a language other than English and has extensive visual and online media production experience. The candidate must share our passion for combining high academic standards with a focus on practical Christian Ministry. PBC promotes a generous evangelical doctrine.

The position involves the following activities:

Academic duties
 preparing and delivering lectures and conducting tutorials, seminars and workshop sessions as required
 preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
 advising students on academic and related matters
 attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
 supervising work programs of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
 taking part in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and
academic planning
 serving on the Academic council, faculty, other committees, and professorial boards
 conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
 stimulating and guiding class discussions
 compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments

Dean of Studies

  1. Coordinate research students
    a. Assist with new postgraduate enquiries
    b. General advice
    c. Research Proposals
    d. Supervisors’ appointments
    e. Forums
    f. Research and Ethics approvals
  2. Oversee the academic progression of Post-Graduate students
  3. Liaise with the administrator on issues regarding student progression
    a. Advanced Standing and RPL
    b. Course progression
    c. Academic grievances
  4. Coordinate with accrediting bodies regarding Masters issues
    a. New accreditation
    b. SCD information requests
  5. Contribute to course development and review
    a. Academic policy compliance
    b. Benchmarking
    c. Teaching and Learning Committee
  6. Academic Council convening and facilitation

About the College

PBC, established in 1928, is an interdenominational evangelical Bible College which maintains a fine tradition of training men and women for ministry. From July 1986, it has been located at the current Karrinyup campus. The current campus has outstanding facilities, including student accommodation on site.

PBC is an approved private Higher Education provider and all of the College’s courses in this prospectus are fully government accredited. All students who are Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP and full-time students may be eligible for Austudy or Youth Allowance. PBC is also a CRICOS approved overseas provider, which means all courses can be studied full-time by overseas students. PBC is a participating member of the South Pacific Association of Evangelical Colleges. This has the advantage that all PBC courses are internationally recognised by evangelical and para-church agencies, guaranteeing further career opportunities for students. In 2019 PBC was recognised as the top Higher Educational Institution in Australia in the Federal Government’s QILT survey.

Please send your CV and cover letter to the College Administrator, Kari Minetto, on [email protected] by March 18th, 2021.