Research Grants Coordinator

The University of Adelaide
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$77,409 - $86,072
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Working Time:Part time
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(HE05) $77,409 - $86,072 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Continuing, part time (0.4FTE) opportunity available for a Research Grants Coordinator to join the Research Services team to provide Research Development support services to the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics (ABLE)

Research Services provides professional staff support services to the University's Research community in relation to competitive research funding/grant opportunities, research grant administration, applications and awards, research ethics, compliance and integrity management, research contract management and research related reporting and collections and general and strategic advice to researchers and research leaders. Research Services sits within Innovation and Commercialisation Services, along with Business Development and Commercialisation.

As a member of the Research Development team, the Research Grants Coordinator delivers a range of support including Pre-Award research funding services, coordinating workshops and information sessions, undertaking research reporting and data collection with a high degree of accuracy and integrity, and providing support and services to research funding applicants.

You will act as the first point of contact to receive and direct enquiries and provide support for training and development programs.

To be successful you will need:

  • Knowledge of the University sector, funding of research and of related structures and processes in a research-oriented field.
  • Demonstrative experience in the provision of administrative, research, grant and project support services including a high level of competence in the coordination of committees and workshops.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and analysing information and issues to support the development of practical solutions and recommendations for effective client outcomes and the implementation of research grant projects and programs.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results.
  • Demonstrated experience setting and meeting deadlines, monitoring and reviewing systems and applying well developed interpersonal skills to promote a positive team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations.
  • Qualifications:

  • Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience or
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • 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, Sunday 7 April 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, contact:

    Dr Mason Erkelens Research Development Manager P: +61 (8) 8313 0997 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, 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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