Faculty Research Liaison Officer

Bathurst/Wagga Wagga, Australia
18 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Develop close partnerships with researchers
  • Be a conduit between Research Office and Faculty
  • Support the Charles Sturt research narrative

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until December 2020), Full Time
  • $77,653 to $84,033 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

You will provide support for academic staff engaged in research including the promotion of research opportunities, administration of Faculty compact schemes, research partnership support, research data and compliance reporting.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt content to the audience
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team environment, using initiative and sound judgement
  • Strong data capture, recording, reporting and analysis experience

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 and Engagement ) encompasses the Research Office, the Office of Community and Global Engagement, the Office of Indigenous Engagement, 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 RE stewards the development of collaborative connections between Charles Sturt 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 Charles Sturt research and the opportunity to provide Higher Degree by Research students with a more comprehensive training.

The Research Office is a key operational unit within the RDE 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.

Charles Sturt 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:

Robert Doubleday | Manager Research Policy and Coordination | rdoubleday@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 2811

Closing Date: 11pm, 03 October 2019