LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Industry Engagement Team Opportunity

Location
Banyule, Australia
Posted
04 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2020
Ref
559563
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Drive and support La Trobe as a partner of choice
  • Join our University for its unique and wonderful culture
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus

About La Trobe

La Trobe‚Äôs vision is to promote positive change and address the major issues of our time through being connected, inclusive and excellent. As a University we engage with industry across the corporate sector, government and not for profits. The Industry Engagement team aims to connect the University with industry to support industry growth and development, provide opportunities for our students and grow the impact of our research. We strive to be a partner of choice. We wish to be recognised for excellence in engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. The role of La Trobe University is evolving with greater connections to industry and the community in which our campuses are located. We are developing our Bundoora campus as the La Trobe University City of the Future, turning our campus inside out, and transforming the way we work with industry and serve our communities. The Research and Innovation Precinct is central to the University City of the Future as a place where with our partners we will build a thriving innovation ecosystem in Health & Wellbeing, Agriculture, Food & Environment and Digital Transformation.

To drive and support La Trobe as a partner of choice in our industry engagement we are growing the Industry Engagement team. We have available several opportunities in our team across to join us and be part of this exciting journey.  Join us and work in a university which aims to be a university that is renowned for its unique and wonderful culture.  A culture that is a safe, inclusive, high performing culture for our people and our workforce, and where we all need to exemplify our Cultural Qualities, of being accountable, connected, innovative and care, into everything we do.

Positions available

Senior Manager, Industry Engagement Operations

  • 3 year fixed term contract
  • HEO10:  $119,198 + 17% superannuation

This position will lead and manage a range of activities in collaboration with Industry Engagement colleagues to support industry engagement and stakeholder partnership management, processes and communications.

You will have excellent leadership capabilities to lead and develop the Operations team with the ability build and develop strong internal and external stakeholder relationships. Your strong negotiation, influencing and commercial acumen to identify new or process improvements is essential.

Please click HERE to view the position description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Position Enquiries:

Dr Megan Fisher, Pro Vice-Chancellor Industry Engagement,

E: m.fisher@latrobe.edu.au

Manager, Business Development & Commercialisation

  • 3 year fixed term contract
  • HEO9:  $111,473 - $118,095 + 17% superannuation

This position will manage and drive innovation and commercialization to increase industry research income and improve research impact.

You will have demonstrated experience in facilitating research collaborations, as well as linking technical and sector knowledge, market insights and research. Your ability to build and develop key strategic relationships and deliver end-to-end conversions of opportunities is paramount.

Please click HERE to view the position description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Position Enquiries:

Jan Bingley, Director Business Development and Commercialisation,

E: j.bingley@latrobe.edu.au
T: +61 3 9479 3583

Business Development Manager, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program

  • 3 year fixed term contract
  • HEO9:  $111,473 - $118,095 + 17% superannuation

This position will develop partnerships to expand our Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program that support La Trobe students, researchers and our industry and community partners. You will identify funding opportunities to enhance entrepreneurship and prepare submissions of program proposals.

You will have strong networking skills to develop links with industry, research bodies, government authorities and other relevant organisations to secure and implement partnerships.  Success in securing funding to support the activities within the Program with the ability to work in a large, complex organization.

Please click HERE to view the position description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Position Enquiries: Dr Cerasela Tanasescu, Director La Trobe Accelerator Program,

E: c.tanasescu@latrobe.edu.au
T: +61 3 9479 5387

Program Manager, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program

  • 3 year fixed term contract
  • HEO9:  $111,473 - $118,095 + 17% superannuation

This position will manage and coordinate the operations needed for the development and delivery of a new framework of innovation and intrepreneurship program with our partners and La Trobe University resources.

You will have program management experience from metrics to timelines, communication channels, contingency plans and sophisticated programs on tight deadlines within the university sector or related field.

Please click HERE to view the position description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Position Enquiries:

Dr Cerasela Tanasescu, Director La Trobe Accelerator Program,

E: c.tanasescu@latrobe.edu.au
T: +61 3 9479 5387

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.

Benefits

Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 29 March 2020 by 11:55 pm AEDST.

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Louise Webb, Executive Assistant (Industry Engagement), +61 3 9479 6461 or louise.webb@latrobe.edu.au

OR

Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

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

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

  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential (and desirable if required) bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description

Please scroll down to apply.

La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

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.

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