Research Officer, Judicial College of Victoria

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ6242A
Closing Date: 18-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 24 months
Attachments: DJ6242 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 102KB)

DJ6242- Position Description.pdf (PDF, 107KB)

Contact: David Tedhams
(03) 9032 0524

Position Details

The Judicial College is seeking a talented researcher to help us grow and maintain our widely used bench books.

Are you interested in:

  • Working at forefront of legal developments?
  • Contributing to key resources used by Victoria's judiciary and legal profession?
  • Being mentored by experienced colleagues?

About the Judicial College

The Judicial College of Victoria (the College) supports the Victorian judiciary to successfully meet the unique challenges of their roles through judicial education, research, and knowledge creation and dissemination.

About the role

The Research Officer is part of the Judicial Information Services Team, which has responsibility for developing and maintaining the currency of College's library of publications and legal resources, as well as furthering the legal policy and research functions at the College. The Research Officer makes a key contribution to this work by researching, writing and updating College publications and resources.

About you

You have sound experience in legal research, with a background in legal practice, academia, legal policy and/or judicial education. You keep abreast of developments in the law through the law reform and legislative process, academic commentary and appellate decisions. You have broad knowledge and understanding of the challenges of the judicial role. Crucial to your success in the role will be your demonstrated experience in writing legal commentary in plain language for publication.

Learn more about the Judicial College of Victoria and our strategic direction

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Applications close: Sunday 18 November 2018

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.



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