Senior Graduate Research Officer

University of Melbourne
December 07, 2023
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Senior Graduate Research Officer

Job no: 0034368 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Arts Salary: UOM 6 – $92,749 - $100,397 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Join the Faculty of Arts, the Academic Support Office (ASO)
  • Provide advice and support to graduate researchers and their academic supervisors
  • 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 Senior Graduate Research Officer is a member of the ASO Graduate Research Team responsible for providing advice and support to graduate researchers and their academic supervisors throughout the entire candidature lifecycle from initial enquiry to graduation.

    The position works across a range of processes including selection, admissions, enrolment, candidature variations, progress reporting, infrastructure support, Research Training committee support, and the implementation of student support initiatives aimed at improving the overall student experience.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deputize for the Team Leader, Graduate Research as required.
  • Oversee the provision of high-quality and timely advice and support to graduate researchers, academic staff, and stakeholders on a range of graduate research matters.
  • Manage complex student and supervisor queries across all portfolios, including selection, enrollment, milestones, and student support.
  • Coordinate the delivery of a range of graduate research processes across the Faculty, providing executive support to the School and Faculty committees, and overseeing project administration.
  • Who We Are Looking For

    You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and strategies for dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders with different needs in a dynamic and complex environment. Exceptional planning and time-management skills and the ability to provide guidance to graduate researchers and academic staff based on relevant policy and procedures are also key requirements.

    You will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification or a mix of education and relevant experience.
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex policies and procedures to structure and present information clearly and consistently to a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Experience in providing executive support for committee meetings, including preparing and distributing agendas, papers, and reports, taking minutes, and assisting with action items.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

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

    Your New Team – “Academic Support Office (ASO), The Faculty of Arts“

    Located in the Faculty of Arts, the Academic Support Office (ASO) supports the development, delivery and quality assurance of teaching and learning activities. The ASO manages essential functions in the following key areas: selection, scholarships, undergraduate and graduate coursework and graduate research programs, student enrichment, work integrated learning (WIL), and eTeaching.

    The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.

    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 outour 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: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    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
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva 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: 16 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 07 Dec 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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