Administrative Officer, Research
Job no: 555901
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Administration
- Support Researchers and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Candidates
- Full time, continuing position
- $63,257-$72,664 p.a + 17% super
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The College of Business comprises six schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels.
Reporting through to the Senior Manager, Research Development, this position will be responsible for supporting one of the five disciplinary schools in the College with the management of School research activities, including the administration of research policies/ procedures, management of HDR candidates, and support to the School Research Committee. The role will also provide advice to and participate in the implementation of quality assurance processes and systems.
Working closely with the Deputy Head (Research) andHDR Coordinator, you will be required to provide advice on HDR matters, manage the post-enrolment process for HDR candidates in the school, provide support for the promotion of School research activity (including assisting with research events and HDR conferences), maintain the School research activity database, and coordinate the School publication collection. You will also be required to maintain a collaborative working relationship with relevant stakeholders, contribute to the delivery of a client centred service culture within the Business Research Office and undertake other administrative and research related duties as directed by the Senior Manager, Research Development, within the scope of this classification.
Skills & Experience required
The ideal applicant will possess strong experience and ability to work in administrative roles in a research environment coupled with expertise in providing quality customer service and sound advice consistent with policy and procedures. The successful candidate will possess a high degree of organisation, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders pertaining to complex, sensitive and confidential issues.
To view a Position Description please see below or for further information please contact Kalpana Lalji on +61 9925 5594 Please scroll down to "Apply". Applications close on Wednesday, 2 nd November . Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.
PD Administrative Officer - Research (BITL) (30009666) Oct 16.pdf
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.
02 Nov 2016 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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