Career and Research Skills Training Officer

Job no: 502637
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Student Services and Learning support, HEO5

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(HEO5, step 1) $70,301 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term contract available until 24 July 2020

Exciting opportunity to join the Adelaide Graduate Centre’s Career and Research Skills Training (CaRST) team

Working under general direction, the CaRST Officer assists the Director on matters relating to research student and early career researcher training and development.

This position coordinates a wide range of training events, manages data and systems to track and record student participation, contributes to regular reviews of student progress to ensure students are adhering to and meeting program requirements, and manages communications with students, staff, and providers and provides advice in accordance with the relevant program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. This position also provides administrative and operational support to the Director.

To be successful you will need:

  • Highly developed organisational and administrative skills, preferably in a higher education environment, including the ability to work effectively under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • High-level proficiency in the use of software applications (particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) together with experience in the use of a student administration and records management system.
  • Ability to evaluate, interpret, and advise on complex rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and accurately, with attention to detail.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse range of people and cultures and deliver client centric results.

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. 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. 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, 26 July 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Monica Kerr
Director, Career and Research Skills Training
Adelaide Graduate Centre

P: +61 (8) 8313 6113

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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