HDR Administration Officer

Melbourne, Australia
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Part-Time (3 days per week), continuing Position
  • $65,155 - $74,844 (pro rata) p.a + 17% 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.

Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT's City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools. The School's vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus:

  • Criminology, legal and justice studies
  • Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting
  • Social work, youth work, community services and social policy
  • Sustainability and urban planning

We provide academic programs in both Vocational and Higher Education, from certificate to PhD, in these four main areas. We are a strongly research active school with three long standing research centres of national and international reputation - the Centre for Urban Research, the Centre for Applied Social Research and the Centre for Global Research.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The higher research degree administration officer is responsible for providing high quality administrative support to candidates undertaking research programs leading to award of a Masters or PhD by research.

This position assists the HDR administration co-ordinator in the overall coordination of the research program processes such as admission to candidature, progress reporting, submission and completions, and handling general queries from prospective and current students.

The incumbent will work closely with the HDR co-ordinator and School of Graduate Research (SGR) staff to provide administrative support relating to research program and associated processes to academic supervisors and research students.

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity you will have demonstrated experience in research administration within a tertiary environment with particular knowledge of research candidature management. You will show commitment to excellent customer service, be highly organised with strong attention to detail and have the ability to use initiative, manage competing deadlines and varying workloads and respond to changing priorities.

To Apply

For further information please contact Cassandra Coates, Research Services Manager on +61 3 9925 3590 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558883.

Applications close on Thursday 16 November 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

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.