Graduate Research Senior Officer (International)

La Trobe University
February 13, 2024
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Graduate Research Senior Officer (International)

Job No.: 566991

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term until March 2025
  • Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses
  • Competitive Salary including 17% Superannuation
  • About the position

    The La Trobe Graduate Research School supports a dynamic and engaged community of researchers who are enrolled in a research degree at La Trobe University. Reporting to the Graduate Research Operations Manager, this role is responsible for managing the admission and administration of international graduate research candidates, including candidates recruited through global partnerships and joint-PhD programs.

    The incumbent of this role will act as a Graduate Research School expert in matters relating to international education and compliance, ESOS legislation, policy affecting international students, and contribute to the development of policy and procedures to streamline admissions and scholarship processes along with relevant communications and promotional material. The role will additionally support the broader end-to-end management of graduate research candidates as a key member of the Graduate Research School Operations Team and contribute to system and process enhancements.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience to consolidate the theories and principles learned, or extensive experience, leading to either the development of specialist expertise or to the development of broad knowledge, in technical or administrative fields, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise of the Australian university system, international education, ESOS legislation and policy affecting international students and international research engagement, including the ability to assess international qualifications against Australian standards
  • Demonstrated ability to gain a conceptual understanding of relevant policies, procedures, or systems and interpretation in the application of policy and/or precedent to perform key tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in teams and with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organisation skills with an ability to manage several different activities concurrently and to coordinates activities and priorities for self and team
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, documenting and streamlining process
  • Ability to innovate and take responsibility for outcomes
  • Experience in graduate research administration would be desirable, including use of StudyLink and/or SIS
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Tuesday, 13th February 2024

    Position Enquiries: Raylee Pasalis, Operations Manager, Graduate Research

    Email: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Graduate Research Senior Officer (International).pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter, including a paragraph outlining your suitability for the position based on information outlined in the PD; and
  • An up to date resume
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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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