Research Project Officer

Job no: 499554
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Project Management and Project Support, HEO7

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(HEO7) $85,105 - $95,231 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing position available

Assist with the collection, collation, verification and quality of research related data for the University

Working under limited direction, the Research Project Officer will assist with the collection, collation, verification and quality of research related data for the University of Adelaide as well as perform a range of data preparation and related reporting tasks. This will include working with key academic leaders across faculties to support their efforts to identify and expose their research outputs.

Within the Division of Research and Innovation the Research Services branch supports the University's research endeavours and performance by providing services to the research community. Services include the 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:

  • Well-developed organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage project work.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and use initiative.
  • Demonstrated capacity to evaluate and interpret complex rules, policies and procedures.
  • Well-developed report writing and ability to analyse and summarise complex information.
  • High level data analysis skills, including experience with Microsoft Office suite, and knowledge and experience with databases and reporting tools.

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. Applications close 5pm (ACST), 17 January 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Vanessa Barrett
Manager, Research Collections and Systems
P: +61 (0) 83134992

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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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