Program Manager, Scholarly Development (Research)

University of Melbourne
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$129,607
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Program Manager, Scholarly Development (Research)

Job no: 0003032 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 8 – 119,742 - $129,607 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Lead initiatives and optimise researcher development.
  • Coordinate workshops, resources, and competitions, contributing to scholarly development.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Join us as the Program Manager, Scholarly Development (Research) at the University of Melbourne's libraries, where you'll empower graduate researchers and academic staff through skill development across the research lifecycle. Coordinate a diverse offering of support services, including both synchronous and asynchronous workshops and resources, and lead initiatives like the internationally successful Visualise Your Thesis programme. Through cross-team collaboration and considered stakeholder engagement, ensure the Library's researcher support services align with the University's strategic initiatives and a rapidly changing scholarly environment.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating design, delivery, monitoring, evaluation, and improvement of scholarly researcher development programs and resources for staff and graduate research students, focusing on information management and scholarly development.
  • Managing communications, data, reporting, and staff capability development for Scholarly Development research programs.
  • Cultivating and sustaining high-level relationships with professional and academic stakeholders to ensure the delivery of relevant programs, services, and resources meeting researchers' needs.
  • Who we are looking for We're seeking a flexible and innovative Program Manager with exemplary interpersonal skills, adept at fostering productive relationships with senior academic staff, students, and professional colleagues. Your demonstrated ability to engage, influence, and negotiate with senior stakeholders will be instrumental in refining our programs, resources, and services for the academic research community. With your strong organisational skills, you'll efficiently manage multiple tasks and partnerships, ensuring successful outcomes. If you're poised to contribute significantly to scholarly development program development and innovation, we invite you to join our team!

    You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline or equivalent experience in tertiary education or similar environment.
  • Expertise in research lifecycle and higher education issues, particularly in researcher development.
  • Proven ability to design, deliver, and enhance researcher development programs in hybrid environments.
  • Commitment to fostering a positive, innovative, and high-achieving work environment that values teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – 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.

    Scholarly Services provides research support and deep professional expertise in a number of key areas. Scholarly Services is comprised of two key portfolios: Research and Collection Stewardship and Teaching and Learning Innovation. It operates within Student and Scholarly Services as part of the Chief Operating Officer Portfolio

    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 Maddison Ryan via email at [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.

    Please note that in the event of sourcing a suitable candidate, the closing date for applications may be brought forward, and the job vacancy may be closed. Therefore, we encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly.

    Advertised: 15 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 29 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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