Research Administration Officer

Bendigo, Australia
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time (60%), fixed term contract until 31 December 2019
  • Located at the Bendigo Campus
  • $65,898 - $74,017 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Rural Health School is the largest rural health school in Australia offering a wide range of health courses including dentistry, nursing, oral health, paramedicine, public health, physiotherapy, social work, podiatry, speech pathology, exercise science and physiology, as well as occupational therapy.  Due to significant Commonwealth Government funding, we have state of the art teaching and simulation areas.

About the position

This position will provide administrative research support to the Head of School, Professor Pamela Snow, whose research focuses on oral language skills and early literacy development, particularly as these pertain to vulnerable groups, e.g. children and adolescents in and leaving state care, and adolescents in the youth justice system.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess at least a Bachelor Degree in Speech Pathology and have strong oral and written communication skills. You will have the ability to work effectively under limited supervision as well as independently and be able to work as a member of a team. Liaison with external stakeholders is a key aspect of this role.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Friday, 1 March 2019 by 11.55 pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Pamela Snow; Head, Rural Health School; +61 3 5444 7974;

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare; Recruitment Consultant; +61 3 9479 1241;

Only candidates with working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.