Grants Officer

Melbourne, Australia
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed Term Position until 12 Apr 2019
  • $77,090 + super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The Research & Innovation Portfolio oversees research and research training across the University through the development and implementation of RMIT University's strategic research priorities and managing research systems and reporting requirements. The Portfolio supports the research activity of staff and student researchers with professional development, collaboration and funding opportunities, ethics and responsible conduct compliance, contract development, intellectual property, project completions and profiling.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Grants Officer provides proactive and customer service-oriented support to the RMIT research community and other stakeholders for all types of competitive research grant and fellowship applications. The Grants Officer promotes research funding opportunities, reviews grant proposals for compliance and eligibility, and submits University-endorsed applications to external funding bodies. In doing so, the position contributes to achieving RMIT's objective of increasing its external research income and maintains the University's good reputation for effective and efficient grant management and administration.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate, you will have proven experience in an administration environment, preferably in a University environment. You will have ability to interpret and apply complex instructions and guidelines and the ability to critique documents and provide constructive feedback. Furthermore, you will have proven ability to contribute to continuous process improvement.

To Apply

For further information please contact Simon Liddle on +61 3 9925 2304.

Applications close on Sunday 18 November 2018.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.