Administrative Officer in Research

Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Australia
$63,257-$72,664 p.a
08 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Part time , 0.6 fixed term contract to December, 2019
  • $63,257-$72,664 p.a + super

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The College of Business comprises six schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels.

The role and your responsibilities

The Administrative Officer, Research will be responsible for supporting one of the five disciplinary schools in the College with the management of School research activities in a job sharing capacity. Responsibilities include the administration of research policies/ procedures, management of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates, and support to the School Research Committee. The role will also provide advice to and participate in the implementation of quality assurance processes and systems.

Skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will bring to the role your extensive experience and ability to work in administrative roles in a research environment. Your expertise in the provision of quality customer services and highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communications skills will be critical to your success to this role. Furthermore, you will demonstrate highly developed organisational skills, with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing timelines, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines in a demanding environment, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

A relevant tertiary qualification and extensive administrative expertise in a complex tertiary education or similar service environment

To Apply

For further information please contact Tania Tambiah on +61 3 9925 5572 or visit and search using job reference number #556798.

Applications close on 22nd March, 2017

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community

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