Research Administration Assistant

University of Melbourne
December 04, 2023
Offerd Salary:$73,943 - $78,476
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Contract Type:Fixed Term until Dec
Working Time:Part time
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Research Administration Assistant

Job no: 0060511 Location: Hospital-based (Fitzroy) Role type: Part Time (0.4 FTE); Fixed Term until December 2025 Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences School: Melbourne Medical School Salary: UOM 4 – $73,943 - $78,476 p.a. pro rata plus 17% super

  • Provide integral support to the Diabetes Technology Research Group in managing and supporting clinical trials.
  • Make a tangible contribution to research within the field by ensuring the smooth progression of the study process.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Research Administration Assistant Role will join the Diabetes Technology Research Group (DTRG) at the University of Melbourne, located at St Vincent's Hospital in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

    The Research Administration Assistant role plays a pivotal part in managing clinical trials, particularly in recruiting and guiding adult participants through the research study process. This role encompasses thorough administrative support within a research-oriented healthcare setting.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support for the trial management team, including document preparation, minute-taking, and budget tracking.
  • Actively engage in the recruitment of potential participants, guiding them through the research study process from initial contact to study completion.
  • Facilitate patient appointments and inquiries at the Pump clinic, ensuring efficient communication, appointment scheduling, and database management.
  • Maintain a strong commitment to data confidentiality, manage participant data, and assist with social media activities and research-related communications to support collaboration and project development.
  • Who We Are Looking For You come with strong interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to prioritise and manage tasks with high accuracy. You can also demonstrate a commitment to maintaining good clinical practice standards, as well as familiarity with clinical research practices.

    You will also have:

  • Relevant diploma qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with the Microsoft suite.
  • Familiarity with institutional ethics committee requirements and guidelines for Good Clinical Research Practice (GCRP).
  • Experience in healthcare or the higher education sector would be advantageous.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

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

    Your New Team – Department of Medicine The Department of Medicine is a large and diverse department in the Melbourne Medical School that undertakes research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals. The objectives of the Department of Medicine at St Vincent's are to provide clinical and research leadership from the interface of basic science and clinical medicine across the medical disciplines, to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students, to perform high quality research, and to provide leadership in national medical and scientific bodies.

    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!

    About 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 any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    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.

    ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Katherine Robertson 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 details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 13 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 04 Dec 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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