Centre for Continuing Education

Employment opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Join our team. Current employment opportunities.

Please note, there is currently a University-wide pause on recruitment. Applications will not be reviewed during this time.

About us

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7,600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

Through community and industry engagement, the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) contributes to the education strategy of the University. CCE provides face-to-face learning opportunities for professional and personal development across a wide range of subject areas and to participants who have mixed levels of education, skill and experience. CCE also partners with other business units within the University to provide services to support collaborative delivery of courses. This includes an association with Human Resources' Workforce Development in providing staff training for employees of the University.

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest are invited from appropriately qualified professional teaching staff to develop and deliver short courses. Consider this opportunity if you are motivated to share your knowledge and experience with a diverse range of participants who attend CCE courses as part of their professional development and lifelong learning.

We are currently inviting expressions of interest in the following subject areas only:

Arts and humanities

·        Art history
·        Fine arts
·        Medieval and Modern history
·        Visual arts

Business and management

·        Business process management
·        Critical thinking & problem-solving skills
·        Finance
·        Financial analysis tools & techniques

HSC preparation

·       HSC chemistry

Information technology

·        Cloud applications
·        Data science
·        Mobile applications
·        “New” emerging Microsoft and Adobe applications
·        Tableau
·        Web development


·        French
·        Japanese
·        Spanish


Successful applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

·        proven subject matter expertise and relevant academic qualifications
·        recent teaching experience with excellent facilitation skills, ideally supported by qualifications
         (eg Cert IV TAFE)
·        in-depth knowledge and application of quality
·        learning and teaching practice, with experience in applying adult learning principles to classroom delivery
         and participant engagement
·        provision of high quality learning materials to support face-to-face delivery
·        client-focused and responsive to enhancing participants' learning experience.

How to apply:

New courses

To suggest a new course, please complete our Expression of Interest form.

Existing courses

To apply to deliver an existing course in the subject areas of HSC preparation, Information technology, Languages and Project management only, please complete our Employment opportunity form.

Additional information

The development of course content is the responsibility of the workshop facilitator and remuneration is made for contact delivering time for workshop. Rates of pay are unique to CCE and are discussed at the interview stage.

All staff employed by the University of Sydney must have the right to work in Australia. An employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

We acknowledge the tradition of custodianship and law of the Country on which the University of Sydney campuses stand. We pay our respects to those who have cared and continue to care for the Country.