Clinical Research Support Officer

Adelaide, Australia
Thursday, 11 February 2021
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Thursday, 25 February 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, full-time or part-time negotiable (0.6 FTE - 1.0 FTE), available for 12 months

Compensation Grade:
Higher Education Officer Level 5

Salary Range:
$71,596 - $79,016 pa

Reporting to:
Research Fellow

College of Medicine and Public Health

Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Support Officer is responsible for providing a range of administrative, record management and clinical research support tasks, for and on behalf of, the Cardiology Research leadership team.

A key focus of the position is to support Clinical Research Project Managers through the full spectrum of the clinical research lifecycle as well as support the Cardiology Research Leadership Team across administrative and operational tasks.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Clinical Research Support Officer is accountable for:

  • Pro-actively providing a range of high-quality clinical research and administrative support services including, but not limited to:
  • Facilitating the preparation and submission of ethics, governance, contracts and other research-related applications and materials.
  • Tracking and contributing to study progress, including invoicing management.
  • Organising meetings, events and functions.
  • Developing and maintaining study files, materials and databases.
  • Preparing, editing and distributing written materials including agendas, correspondence, reports and presentations.
  • Building and sustaining positive working relationships with a range of key stakeholders and collaborators.
  • Providing executive support to the Cardiology Research Leadership Team.
  • Identifying and contributing to continuous improvements in systems, processes and service delivery, participating in learning and development activities.
  • Conducting work and delivering results by specified deadlines, adhering to regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the role as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training relevant to clinical research support.
  • Well-developed written communication skills with significant experience in the preparation of correspondence, agendas, minutes, research applications and other documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to enquiries confidentially and autonomously.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and oral communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of staff at all levels.
  • Results-orientated with high-level organisational skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to research and collate information from a wide range of sources, and an ability to relate tasks to the wider context.
  • Ability to use appropriate judgement, initiative, and confidentiality to support the activities of the Cardiology Research Leadership team.
  • Problem-solving capabilities and the ability to work with general supervision to determine and prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, and an ability to interpret and apply a range of relevant policies and procedures within a large and complex organisation.

For application enquiries please contact: Ms Kristina Lambrakis

Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59 pm:

25 Feb 2021