Research Project Establishment Officer, HEO 6

Mawson Lakes, Australia
02 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the Research & Innovation Services unit located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract to 20 December 2019
  • Salary range: $77,454 - $85,467 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

Supporting the Manager: Research Projects Management, you will be responsible for the management and coordination of newly awarded research projects. The position is responsible for the initial triage of awarded projects to assess the requirements for additional contracts, ethics clearances and any other pre-commencement requirements and ensuring that appropriate teams in Research and Innovation Services and Division Research Offices are informed and respond in a timely manner.

Skills and Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in an applicable field and relevant experience and/or demonstrated equivalent experience. You will also have proven analytical, research and writing skills to enable the effective synthesis of complex information and data along with demonstrated experience providing complex advice. Your highly developed interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills are essential in this role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit  Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant. In your cover letter, please explain the relevant experience you will bring to the role, why you want the role and why you think you would be suitable. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1527.

Applications close: 9:00 am Friday 14 December 2018

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. Click here to see more benefits of working for UniSA.

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