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Senior Research Support Coordinator

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The University of Adelaide

Provide strategic advice and logistical support, Manage the delivery of high-quality research support, Focus on business and industry engagement.

(HEO7) $85,105 to $95,231 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term contract available for 12 months

Manage and undertake the delivery of high-quality research support

Working under limited direction and reporting directly to the Research Development Manager you will support the delivery and operational functions of the Institute. The role will underpin the establishment and development of the Institute’s vision through collaboration with the Director, Faculty, Research Leaders and Institute partners. The Research Operations Officer also provides strategic advice and logistical support to the director of the Institute, research leads and committees.

The position manages and undertakes the delivery of high-quality research support, including developing and implementing policies and procedures, establishing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships with a focus on business and industry engagement, coordinating theme forums/workshops and reporting/marketing/web content and other publications as required. The position will develop strong working relationships across faculty operation teams including the Research Operational Support, Finance, Human Resources, Technical Services and Marketing.

To be successful you will need:

  • Relevant experience in academia, government or Industry
  • Demonstrated experience in project management within a research environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with  limited direction to undertake a range of complex tasks within tight time constraints
  • Ability to communicate effectively with University staff at all levels and representatives of external stakeholders including government and industry
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, document, implement and monitor activities designed to improve administrative efficiency and output

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 13 January 2019.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

02/01/2019 $0 Adelaide Australia 1 Education & Training
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