Project Officer, Higher Degree Research

Albury-Wodonga/Wagga Wagga, Australia
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Bring your commitment to continuous improvement
  • Great opportunity to apply your high-level organisational skills
  • Manage new and exciting projects

The Role

  • Fixed Term (12 months), Full Time
  • $81,961 - $89,646 pa (plus superannuation)
  • Albury or Wagga Wagga

You will work closely with the Director, Research and the Manager, HDR Programs, to develop and implement the recommendations of the ACOLA review, including working with Faculties to develop new programs and offerings to meet the future needs of our Higher Degree Research students.

To be successful you will have:

  • A high level of conceptual, evaluative and analytical skills
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • The capability to lead and manage projects

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) encompasses the Research Office, the Office of Global Engagement and Partnerships, the Office of Indigenous Affairs, the four University Research Centres plus a number of strategic agendas including ethics and compliance, commercialisation of research, the AgriPark and contribution to the University Strategy.

The DVC RDI, in collaboration with the Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement (Research and Partnership), stewards the development of collaborative connections between CSU and industry, end-users and stakeholders to strengthen and expand the research agenda. Closer strategic partnerships are sought based on the internationally competitive nature and relevance of CSU research and the opportunity to provide the Higher Degree by Research students with a more comprehensive training.

The Research Office is a key operational unit within the RDI portfolio. The critical role of the Research Office is to provide an integrated suite of high standard research administration and support services. Effective leadership of the Research Office is essential to ensure excellence in research higher degree candidature management, research grants and contracts administration, research finance and commercialisation, research information management and reporting, research compliance and research policy development. These activities are undertaken through active liaison with internal and external stakeholders and a strong communication program.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents, or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Jason White | Director, Research Office | | Ph: 02 6933 4748

Closing Date: 11 pm, 17 October 2018 2018

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