Manager, Researcher Development

Melbourne, Australia
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until January 2018
  • $109,456 - $117,277 p.a + Superannuation

Our 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 Research & Innovation Portfolio oversees research and research training across the University through the development and implementation of RMIT University's strategic research priorities and managing research systems and reporting requirements. The Portfolio supports the research activity of staff and student researchers with professional development, collaboration and funding opportunities, ethics and responsible conduct compliance, contract development, intellectual property, project completions and profiling.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Manager, Research Development provides strategic and operational support across a range of development activities for researchers. The role will work in close partnership across the R&I Portfolio, School and College research leaders as well as other central portfolio's.

You will design, lead and promote strategic and integrated researcher professional development programs that align with key university capability development frameworks and project outcomes. This will include seminars, workshops, presentations, web-based resources and other activities that foster research capability enhancement, across all aspects of research practice.

Skills & Experience Required

To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience in the development of professional development frameworks and programs for researchers, either in a Higher education or research organisation. You will be able to demonstrate your capacity to conceptualise, design, deliver and support innovative learning materials for both technology-mediated and traditional delivery. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and extensive experience working within a strategic planning framework, developing and implementing strategies and engaging in collaboration with a range of stakeholders.

To Apply

For further information please contact Michelle Paez-Kirkland, Director, Research Operations & Support +61 3 9925 0436 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558677.

Applications close on Sunday 22 October 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.