Research Administrative Officer

Job no: 499294
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, HEO4

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(HEO4) $61,735 - $67,704 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available from March 2019

Provide a wide range of administrative support services to Research Services.

Working under general direction, the Research Administration/Compliance Assistant provides a range of administrative support services to the units within Research Services with a particular focus on research related reporting and data collections.

The duties include data entry, monitoring and checking for publications, grants and ethics applications, assisting with the production of standard reports, filing, drafting standard correspondence, coordinating arrangements for meetings and reception duties. 

Research Services supports the University's research endeavours and performance by providing services to the research community. Services relate to oversight of the Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) data collection, supporting applications for competitive research grants and fellowships, research compliance and regulatory activities, intellectual property management, contract research and consulting and legal advice.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience with data entry and use of databases
  • High level computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office suite of products, in particular spreadsheet functions for the collection and reporting of data
  • Well-developed written and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and maintain work accuracy

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 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.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

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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. Application close 11:55pm (ACST), 14 January 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Vanessa Barrett
Research Project Officer, Research Services
P: +61 (0) 8313 4992

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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.


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