First listed on: 11 February 2020

Research Education Administration Officer

  • Help deliver an improved HDR student experience by supporting the development of research training and skills development programs
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Continuing and Fixed Term, full-time opportunities with base salary $74K p.a with leave loading and superannuation  

About the opportunity? 

We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are looking for Research Education Administration Officers at Camperdown Campus.

You will be responsible for providing administrative services and operational support to the HDR students and supervisors in the work area. Client service skills are also required employing tact and diplomacy and ensuring matters brought to the HDR portfolio are managed effectively. These roles are embedded in a school or precinct and may be required to travel between locations to support other work areas.

Under the broad direction of the Research Education Lead, some of your responsibilities will be: 

  • provide administrative services and operational support to the HDR students and supervisors in the work area. 
  • help deliver an improved HDR student experience by supporting the development of research training and skills development programs for both HDR students and academic HDR Supervisors
  • provide client service skills whilst employing tact and diplomacy and ensuring matters brought to the HDR portfolio are managed effectively.

This role is embedded in a school or precinct and may be required to travel between locations to support other work areas.   

About you 

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for Research Education Administration Officers who possesses the below experience: 

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational matters.
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work.
  • strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2029/0919F-1 to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 19 February 2020 

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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