Legal Research Officer - Projects, Judicial College of Victoria

• Directly contribute to key resources used by Victoria's judiciary and legal profession

• Immerse yourself in fascinating legal research and writing projects

• Thrive is a small, supportive, and dedicated team
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/JS0531
Closing Date: 11-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Two years
Attachments: JS0531 - PD.pdf (PDF, 161KB)

JS0531 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 53KB)

Contact: David Tedhams on (03) 9032 0555

Position Details

Exciting opportunity for a talented legal researcher to join the Judicial College of Victoria.

About the Judicial College

The College exists to inform and enrich the Victorian judiciary. Everything we do, whether in-person or online, is designed to impart knowledge and insight. We support judges, magistrates, coroners and tribunal members to develop the skills they need to perform at their best.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director Judicial Information Services, the Legal Research Officer – Projects researches, writes and updates the College's widely referenced publications and resources. They progress multiple legal research projects simultaneously, maintaining the quality and timeliness of agreed deliverables.

About you

You have strong experience in legal research, with a background in legal practice, academia, legal policy or judicial education. You have a broad knowledge of the Victorian justice system, and in particular, of court and tribunal processes.

You have a reputation for exceptional plain language legal writing skills, with the demonstrated ability to clearly communicate legal facts and principles in a succinct and accessible manner.

Learn more about the College at

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, please see the attached position description. 

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.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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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