Research Candidature Officer

The University of Adelaide
July 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$77,409 - $86,072
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Working Time:Full time
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(HE05) $77,409 - $86,072 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full time role, available immediately until 21 September 2025.

The Adelaide Graduate Research School (AGRS) sits within the Division of Research and Innovation and is responsible for all matters to do with research students. The AGRS manages approximately 2,500 research students from admission to thesis examination and is responsible for the selection and administration of research scholarships. Additionally, it provides industry engagement opportunities and skills training over a broad range of generic topics. The office is led by the Dean of Graduate Studies and has a team of approximately 35.

Working under general direction, the Research Candidature Officer will provide administrative and operational support for matters relating to higher degree enrolment, candidature, scholarships and thesis examination.

To be successful you will need:

  • High level of organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage work.
  • Knowledge and experience with databases and data entry.
  • High level computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and use initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of involved tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse range of people and cultures.
  • 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.

    Applications close 11:55pm (AEDT) 11 July 2024.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Diana Reed Manager, Candidature and Examinations, Adelaide Graduate Research School E: [email protected] P: + 61 8 8313 8066

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

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

    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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