Grants Support Officer

University of Melbourne
February 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:$76,886 – $88,312
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Working Time:Full time
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Grants Support Officer

Job no: 0058471 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Continuing Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 5 – $76,886 – $88,312 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part time)

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About Student and Scholarly Services Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

About the Role Within the University of Melbourne's Student Participation Department, the Student Engagement team has responsibility for the delivery of several co- curricular experiential learning programs across areas including student- focused work experience, virtual internships, community engagement activities, projects, and a range of strategically aligned grants programs.

As the Student Engagement Grants Support Officer, you will support both strategic and operational objectives within the team's Grants Portfolio. You will also support the development and implementation of programs, solutions and services that support effective and efficient administration and operations, while ensuring quality outcomes for participating students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide day-to-day administrative and operational support across Current Grant offerings
  • Prepare and respond to correspondence, and assist in activities that support the effective promotion, communication and education of stakeholders and students surrounding grants program services
  • Provide support to the Program Coordinator with delivery of the student and staff grant program opportunities, to facilitate student-led co- curricular, extra-curricular and volunteer activities
  • Contribute to the team's achievement of agreed service levels, standards and reporting requirements through data collection and analytics
  • About You You will have good business acumen and demonstrated experience in the development of internal and external stakeholder relationships. Your developed communication skills enable you to engage with and form working relationships with people from diverse cultural backgrounds at all levels of the organisation.

    You will have strong time management and organisational skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritse and meet deadlines.

    You will also have the ability to train or facilitate student workshops, particularly in a group interactive workshop format.

    You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training
  • Demonstrated experience in student service environment and knowledge of experiential learning programs and activities in the student learning journey
  • Ability to learn and implement new systems and procedures and identify continuous process improvements opportunities for existing processes and procedures
  • Proven experience in maintaining appropriate and effective grants administration systems, in particular Smarty Grants, or the ability to quickly learn new programs
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
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    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]


    Advertised: 24 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 07 Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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