Senior Governance and Policy Coordinator

Melbourne, Australia
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Support the Board of Graduate Research
  • Full time, fixed term role until June 2018 based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $91,330 - $104,909 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

In this role you will provide high level support and advice to the Dean of Graduate Studies, review, develop and communicate new policies and procedures while contributing to other areas of policy within the University. You will prepare papers for submission and act as Executive Officer to the Board of Graduate Research. You will also manage the investigation of potential research misconduct, candidates making unsatisfactory progress in their degree and support the review of higher degree by research degrees at La Trobe.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have completed a degree in a relevant field and possess extensive experience or have the equivalent training, experience and knowledge. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You will also have the demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage several projects concurrently.

Please refer to the Position Description for other skills and experience required for this role.


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How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 11 December 2017

Position Enquiries: Dr Clare McCausland, Senior Manager, Graduate Research School +61 3 9479 3892

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Kerryn Harbert, Recruitment Advisor +61 3 9479 1623.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job no. (553075) under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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