Senior Research Projects Officer

The University of Adelaide
November 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$95,017 to $106,270
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(HE07) $95,017 to $106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time position available for 2 years.

An opportunity to provide key Systems and Project services to support research at The University of Adelaide

The Senior Research Project Officer provides business support for the university's research information management systems including data extraction and analysis, user support and training, system maintenance, upgrade and troubleshooting, process improvement and documentation, and stakeholder consultation.

This role is pivotal for operational system support and the delivery of projects and process improvement initiatives which underpin Research activity across the University with significant working relationships in Research Services and other stakeholders across Faculties and Divisions. You will also provide high level data management and analysis services for a broad range of clients.

To be successful you will need:

  • Well-developed organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage project and operational work.
  • Ability to interpret government policy, specifications and guidelines associated with research funding and government reporting requirements.
  • Sound experience with databases and data analysis, including high level Microsoft Excel skills, to summarise complex information for quality control and reporting purposes.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting management information systems and data collections, including system administration, implementation and upgrade, and user support and quality control, ideally in a research management setting.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in a team environment, with high level communication skills and a proven ability to liaise, build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within an organisation.
  • 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 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, 30th November 2023.

    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:

    Andrew Graham Research Information and Systems Manager, Research Services P: +61 (8) 8313 3387 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description 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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