Governance Officer

Wagga Wagga, Australia
09 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Be part of a new and exciting unit
  • Great opportunity to apply your high level administrative skills
  • Use your excellent communication skills with a diverse range of people

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $74,278 - $80,422 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As the Governance Officer, you will champion the promotion of strong ethical research and teaching culture at CSU through the provision of authoritative information and support for Ethics and Compliance within the University. You will provide operational advice and support to the compliance committees and the University more generally in the ethics and compliance area. Including but not limited to providing expert advice and education on legislation and policy, preparation of submissions, agendas and minutes, and monitoring and implementation of regulatory/procedural and operational changes.Your role will also consult with senior staff within the Ethics and compliance unit where required and appropriate, particularly for high level and complex issues

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree in a relevant field, with at least 2 years' relevant experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Ability to work as an effective team member, and to maintain effective professional relationships

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) encompasses the Research Office, the Office of Global Engagement and Partnerships, the Office of Indigenous Affairs, the four University Research Centres plus a number of strategic agendas including ethics and compliance, commercialisation of research, the AgriPark and contribution to the University Strategy. The DVC RDI, 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. Closer strategic partnerships are sought based on the internationally competitive nature and relevance of CSU research and the opportunity to provide Higher Degree by Research students with a more comprehensive training.

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.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Kate Organ | Manager, Ethics and Compliance | |

Ph: 02 6933 2347