Institute Manager

The University of Adelaide
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:$123,881 - $132,534
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Contract Type:Fixed term position
Working Time:Negotigation
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($123,881 - $132,534) salary scale per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term position available (for 36 months)

The Institute Manager will contribute to formulating and implementing the strategic direction of the Institute, provide co-ordination around the delivery of major research programs and assist in the management of stakeholders and clients, both internal and external. The successful candidate will operate with a high overall degree of autonomy, and work in collaboration with other University Research Institutes and the University of Adelaide, as required.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in operational, financial, contractual and project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability in business development of research projects and support for external partnerships.
  • Delivers excellent outcomes within deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff at all levels.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm (AEST) Sunday 23 June 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact:

    Prof. Andrew Lowe Director, Environment Institute The University of Adelaide P: +61 (8) 8313 1149 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, please try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.


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