Research Systems Manager

Canberra, Australia
$118,003 - $ 123,640 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
02 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Administration)
Salary Package: $118,003 -  $ 123,640 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Continuing, Full Time
Position Description: Research Systems Manager - SM1 USC approvedDec17 updatedMay22.pdf

Position Overview

The Research Services Division (RSD) is part of the Research and Innovation Portfolio and is responsible for providing high quality services and advice at both an operational and strategic level in supporting the University’s research endeavours. In collaboration with College and other Portfolio staff, the Division provides leadership in the operations and management of research and innovation services in support of the University’s strategic goals.

The Research Systems Manager will report to the Associate Director, Research Analytics and Systems. The successful candidate will effectively lead the team to support all enterprise systems managed by the Division, working with external vendors to ensure they are fit for purpose and effectively maintained. They will lead the development and implementation of projects to improve the University’s research management processes and application support services; as well as support continuous process improvement. They will also work closely with ITS to ensure research University systems align with the University roadmaps, maintain architectural integrity and ensure the implementation of sustainable solutions.

This role will suit someone who is analytical and self-driven, who is able to identify issues and keen to contribute to solving them. Excellent communication and negotiation skills will also be critical to effectively liaise with key stakeholders across the University and devise strategies to enable the most effective implementation and operations of systems to support our research community. Sound experience in planning, developing and delivering new or improvements to enterprise systems to meet organisational requirements would be a distinct advantage.

Candidate Enquiries: Sophie Holloway, Associate Director, Research Analytics and Systems E: T: (02) 6125 9575

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing date: 3 July 2022