Program Manager - School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Job no: 513322
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Project Management and Project Support, HEO7

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(HEO7) $95,017 - $106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full Time | Fixed Term position for 12 months.

The SET Faculty are seeking a Program Manager who possess high-level interpersonal and communication skills to provide executive officer level support and management of activities required to implement legislation, codes of practice, policies and guidelines across the research ethics, compliance and integrity portfolio.

This unique position will sit within CROSSING, a joint international research lab between the CNRS (The French national science agency), IMT-Atlantique (France), the University of Adelaide, UniSA, Flinders University and Naval Group. The incumbent will be responsible for providing effective professional and specialist advice and support, to a range of CROSSING activities and affiliated organisations.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality advice, including to researchers, committee members, senior managers and members of the public.
  • Understanding of the University sector and of related structures and processes in a research-oriented field.
  • Demonstrated reliability in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Demonstrated high-level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to use initiative and judgement, instigate and undertake tasks with minimum supervision and work effectively both independently and as a team member.
  • Demonstrated capacity to evaluate and interpret complex rules, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of software applications including the Office suite, internet browsers, and research management information systems.
  • Knowledge of and experience with European funding schemes and research organisations


  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

Experience in ethics and compliance administration, including interpreting relevant rules, guidelines and legislation (desirable).

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 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.

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 faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

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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 June 2024.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Anna Ma-Wyatt
Co-Director of CROSSING
P: +61 (8) 8313 5660

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 committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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