Development Coordinator, ARAS

Adelaide, Australia
06 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences located at City East campus
  • Full-time fixed term contract until 31 July 2020
  • Salary range: $87,280 - $93,569 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The Veterans Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services (Veterans MATES) program has improved the health of veterans by providing up to date health and medicines information specifically tailored for veterans and their general practitioners. Veterans’ MATES provides direct patient-based feedback to general practitioners. This is supported with educational materials developed by a clinical panel, which are peer reviewed and overseen by a national representative editorial committee. Pharmacists and veterans also receive supporting educational material.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for undertaking a range of research activities and coordinating module development activities for the Veterans’ MATES project. The position will also assist in the maintenance of positive relationships with key stakeholders to the Program and facilitate stakeholder consultation.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have postgraduate qualifications in medicine, pharmacy, nursing or a health-related discipline and demonstrated experience and knowledge in health promotion to provide informed and specific advice.

You will have excellent report writing skills, suited to developing educational materials for health professionals and consumers paired with excellent organisational skills and project management experience, including the ability to achieve deliverables and outcomes within specified timelines in a research setting.

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

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 Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Amy Ryan, Recruitment Consultant. 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 #2187.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 15 December 2019

This position will transition to the UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences Academic Unit. 

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.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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