Research Agreements & Partner Relations Coordinator

Job no: 506368
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, Administration, External Relations, HEO7

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(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Full-time, continuing position available immediately

The Research Agreements & Partner Relations Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the administration of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Intellectual Property (IP) and contractual matters. The role will also support the University’s Joint Award program and other external engagement initiatives as well as provide advice on complex HDR scholarship establishments and student agreements.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in contract management and intellectual property, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Well-developed written skills appropriate to the preparation of a range of communications (e.g. minutes, reports, policies, rules, correspondence, forms, and procedures).
  • Ability to evaluate, interpret and apply complex rules, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a positive, constructive and professional manner and interact effectively with a diverse range of people and cultures to deliver client centric results.
  • 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.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 9 December 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Doreen Krumbiegel
Director, Adelaide Graduate Centre
P: +61 (8) 8313 0520

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria 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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