Coordinator, Research & Research Training (China)

University of Melbourne
May 22, 2024
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 2 yea
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Coordinator, Research & Research Training (China)

Job no: 0062505 Location: Beijing Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 2 years Department: Student and Scholarly Services - Offshore Office – China Team Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, and experience and in line with local salary rates

  • Beijing-based role
  • Shape future research, exceptional customer service, and strategic collaboration.
  • About the Role Join the China Office team as the Coordinator, Research and Research Training (China) and become a key player in driving the University of Melbourne's cutting-edge research initiatives forward. Based in Beijing, and reporting directly to the Country Manager, China, you'll be at the forefront of shaping local graduate research recruitment efforts and fostering collaborations with prestigious universities in China. Your role will involve advising on research opportunities, managing inquiries, and providing exceptional customer service to stakeholders ranging from prospective researchers to government agencies. Success in this role requires a deep understanding of university policies and China's research landscape. This position offers you an exciting opportunity to work within a global network, with autonomy and proactive initiative valued.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of University profiling and interview sessions at research events and PhD recruitment fairs.
  • Assisting Melbourne supervisors in attracting high-quality graduate researcher applications, especially through the CSC scholarship program.
  • Managing relationships with prospective graduate researchers and families from initial contact to onboarding.
  • Maintaining updated contact databases for prospective graduate researchers.
  • Collaborating with Marketing and Communications teams to execute targeted online and offline campaigns supporting graduate research recruitment in China.
  • Who we are looking for We're seeking an enthusiastic individual who is adaptable, and with a drive to take initiative. You will thrive both autonomously and collaboratively within a team setting. You will have a thorough understanding of the academic landscape for Graduate Researchers, coupled with familiarity in academic and student administration practices pivotal to graduate research. Your sound judgement and a keen cross-cultural insight will be essential. You will use your exceptional communication skills to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders while adeptly managing relationships and expectations.

    You will also have:

  • Degree-level qualification with relevant work experience, or a comparable mix of experience and education/training.
  • Proven problem-solving abilities, capable of offering creative solutions and negotiating outcomes.
  • Demonstrated organisational and planning skills, adept at prioritizing tasks and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Capacity to synthesise and analyse data to inform program development.
  • Ability to analyse data for program development purposes.
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills, with experience in effective communication across various roles.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This is a China-based role in Beijing. Only applicants with valid Chinese work rights are eligible to apply. The successful applicant will be employed through a subsidiary of the University of Melbourne (Ao Mo Da (Beijing) Consulting Co. Ltd).

    This is a China-based role. Only applicants with valid Chinese work rights are eligible to apply.

    Your new team - Student and Scholarly Services – Offshore Office – China Team The University's offshore offices provide high-order representation and engagement for the University in their geographical areas of responsibility. They support the University's marketing, student recruitment and admissions functions by disseminating information, co-ordinating communication activities and providing support to the University's education representatives; they also support linkages and academic relationships with research, industry, and business institutions; they support alumni relationships, and they provide on the ground assistance to visiting University staff.

    The China Office team contributes to the strategic and operational management of the University partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and China-based institutional partners with the goal of supporting the growth and success mutually beneficial research collaboration and research training activities.

    The China Office team also supports the University's engagement relationships with government agencies and departments, companies, institutions, and organisations, from the knowledge, innovation, and education sectors.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Yifang Xie, Country Manager, China [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.


    Advertised: 13 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 22 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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