Careers at VU

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Search jobs at VU/VU Polytechnic for current employment opportunities and information about working with us. For more information, please contact the specified recruitment officer listed for the position you're interested in.

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We have a range of career opportunities for professional staff, academic staff, TAFE teachers and industry trainers/instructors.

Our positions are generally located across our campuses in Melbourne's west and CBD. We offer full-time, part-time, contract, casual and sessional positions.

Employment benefits

VU has a proud 100-year plus history. We achieved university status in 1991, but our preceding institutions date back to 1916.

We're one of Australia’s few dual-sector universities, with over 40,000 enrolled higher education and vocational education and training students studying on our many campuses across Victoria, Sydney, Brisbane and Asia.

As an employer, our focus for staff is on:

  • flexibility
  • health, fitness, safety & wellbeing
  • professional/career development
  • diversity and inclusion practices
  • extensive range of staff benefits.

Diversity & inclusion at VU

We acknowledge that some people face particular barriers to employment, including people with disabilities, and trans and gender diverse people.

Victoria University is dedicated to equal opportunity, social justice, cultural diversity and social inclusion in education and employment. 

We have a Pride & Ally Network to support LGBTQIA+ staff, as well as discrimination, harassment and bullying contact officers. We also have a Disability Employee Network and a Cultural Inclusion Network.