Higher Degree Research Support Officer

Randwick, Australia
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Research Office is responsible for the implementation of the Faculty’s research strategy. This includes improving and maintaining research performance, leading and contributing to research culture, assisting with reporting and adherence to external policies and regulations, and providing consistent and effective support and guidance to academic staff and Higher Degree Researchers.

About the role

  • Level 5: AU $71K - AU $80K plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term until approximatley end of March 2019
  • Full-time  (35 hours per week)

The HDR Support Administrator provides a high level of service to all current and prospective postgraduate research students, and other stakeholders. This position ensures that HDR student administration is carried out accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner, with a focus on excellent customer service. This role is responsible for ensuring a smooth transition from application, enrolment through to graduation.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant teritary qualification with subsequent relevant experience and/or equivalent competence gained through another combination of education, training and experience
  • Strong commitment to customer service and demonstrated ability to work in a high volume administrative environment with a keen attention to detail
  • Sound time management and organisational skills, ability to work well under pressue and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines 

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Mr David Cami 

Associate Director 

E: d.cami@unsw.edu.au 

T: (61 2) 9385 7588

Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 28 January 2018

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