Director in Research Office

Wagga Wagga, Australia
18 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Five year contract
  • Wagga Wagga

The Director, Research Office is responsible for leading a diverse team of professional staff located across multiple campus locations including staff embedded in Faculties. The appointee interacts with the wider university community as a representative of the Research, Development & Industry (RDI) Portfolio and engages with a wider team of academic staff in research leadership positions including Associate Deans Research, Sub Deans Graduate Studies and University Research Centre Directors. The Director holds a highly visible position within the University and participates on a number of committees including the Higher Degree by Research Committee and Research Committee.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development & Industry), in collaboration with the Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement (Research and Partnership), stewards the development of collaborative connections between CSU and industry, end-users and stakeholders to strengthen and expand the research agenda.

The Research Office is a key operational unit within the RDI portfolio. The critical role of the Research Office is to provide an integrated suite of high standard research administration and support services. Effective leadership of the Research Office is essential to ensure excellence in research higher degree candidature management, research grants and contracts administration, research finance and commercialisation, research information management and reporting, research compliance and research policy development. These activities are undertaken through active liaison with internal and external stakeholders and a strong communication program.

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria listed in the position description.

Applications close: 23 January 2018