Cotutelle Coordinator

Hobart, Australia
19 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The Cotutelle Coordinator will have contract management experience with a focus on strong customer service to provide support to Higher Degree Research candidates, the graduate research team and academic staff in agreement administration. The incumbent will interact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and undertake a diverse range of tasks in a complex working environment, using initiative and sound judgement.

In the role you will:

  • Provide contract management services to Faculty and Institutes in relation to conjoint and cotutelle agreements, including facilitating timely review, compliance with University rules and policies, negotiation and execution.
  • Coordinate all communications and liaise with partner institutions and internal stakeholders in order to negotiate terms, prepare and interpret contractual advice and obtain agreement execution in a timely manner.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Executive Officer, Associate Director Researcher Development and the PVC, Researcher Development, develop new strategic initiatives to increase cotutelle and conjoint arrangements and contribute to University policy.
  • Identify and liaise with relevant national and international partner institutions, including sourcing and providing data and information to inform institutional cotutelle strategy and develop new working relationships to maintain and build reciprocal RHD advantage and growing RHD scholarship numbers.
  • Monitor cotutelle and conjoint performance targets and provide relevant reports to senior Research Division staff including the PVC, Researcher Development and the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research.

You will be employed on a part-time (.5 FTE), fixed-term basis, ending 22 December 2017.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A university degree with subsequent relevant experience in contract or project management, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide legal or contract management services, including high level administrative and operational support.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering a professional service to a diverse range of stakeholders within a University or large, complex organisation
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills for a diverse audience, including writing briefs, the ability to negotiate effectively and to deliver clear and appropriate communications regarding complex issues.
  • Capacity to undertake a diverse range of tasks and manage competing priorities, in a complex working environment, displaying initiative and sound judgement.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 6 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $88,484 (pro-rata) comprising base salary within the range of $73,913 to $ 80,807 plus 9.5% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Karina Groenewoud, Divisional Manager, Research, / (03) 6226 7143.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Monday, 3 July 2017.