First listed on: 24 May 2019

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 
This role presents a fantastic opportunity for an individual wishing to enter the field of academic research support.
The key purpose of the UTS Graduate Research School (GRS) is to produce the next generation of researchers and graduates who can lead in their profession and in their industries. The structure and work of the school is based on three strategic priorities: growth and capacity; research quality; and researcher development.
The Graduate Research Officer provides high quality service and support for HDR students and the UTS research community through the effective and client focused administration of HDR admissions, scholarships, collaborative research degrees, candidature management and support, researcher development activities, governance and compliance.
In this role, your day to day your duties will include:
• Assessing and processing applications for admission and scholarships, including full documentation and qualification checks
• Processing HDR candidature forms and requests from students and supervisors
• Following up with applicants, candidates and faculties on documentation and compliance matters
• Ensuring that HDR applications and candidature management requests are entered accurately in the student system (CASS) and related research management systems
• Providing advice and guidance to the UTS Research Community on all aspects of HDR administrative procedures, Scholarship conditions, UTS rules and policies
• Ensuring email, phone, online and face to face enquiries are responded to in an efficient, courteous and timely manner
To be successful in securing this role you will have:
• Demonstrated ability to interpret policy and provide advice to a range of client groups in an appropriate manner
• Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritise workload and to meet deadlines in order to complete tasks and achieve objectives
• Demonstrated ability to produce work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in a high volume environment
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
• Demonstrated capacity to provide a high quality client-focused customer service
• High level interpersonal, negotiation and relationship building skills with the ability to maintain good collaborative working relationships with a diverse range of people and networks
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range: $69,663 to $79,695 pa (HEW 5)
This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.
How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC133625, please review the Position Description/Statement and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. 

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC133625.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Monday 10 June 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)
Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.
Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact for assistance.
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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