Manager, Research Funding and Scholarships

Maribyrnong, Australia
$93,547 - $105,347 plus 17% Superannuation
03 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

HEW8 $93,547 - $105,347 per annum per annum plus 17% superannuation. This is a full time( 36.75 hours per week) continuing contract.

  • Key coordination and management role in the new VU Research structure
  • Great team environment
  • Located at our Footscray Park Campus, 10 minutes from the CBD

About the Role

The Manager, Research Funding will play a critical role leading the delivery of services required to effectively manage the University’s research funding. In this role you will be required to develop and implement strategies and procedures that support researchers to obtain research funding from competitive funding schemes. The University offers an integrated research funding service so the position also has the responsibility for the management and administration of scholarships for research students.

About the Person

You will have significant experience in the management and administration of research funding and in the effective oversight of the associated services that support researchers in their bid for research funding.With an admirable record of success in assisting researchers to produce quality funding applications, you will also have used your excellent communication and consulting skills to great effect in building relationships with relevant stakeholders to raise the profile of research performance and identify funding opportunities.


The full range of duties can be found in the position description.


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site gym, parking and more!

How to apply:

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note:  Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close: 4:00 pm on Friday, 2 February 2018.

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