Administration Officer, Harmony Research Project

Bundoora, Australia
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time (40%), fixed term contract until May 2022
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $63,424 - $71,423 (FTE) per annum + 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 one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The Judith Lumley Centre (JLC) is a successful and well recognised multidisciplinary public health research centre in the College of Science, Health and Engineering at La Trobe University.  This position is based in the JLC for mother, infant and family health research in Bundoora.  The Harmony Project is an NHMRC funded study to test a multi-component model of training and resourcing bilingual GPs and their clinical colleagues to identify safely, support, and if appropriate refer patients experiencing family violence.

About the position

This is a four year part-time (40%) position, providing administrative support to ensure the smooth administration of the Harmony  trial, as well as liaising with key stakeholders, including family violence services, non-government, government and migrant and refugee community organisations.  You will assist with the recruitment of participating GP clinics and keep accurate records of the process as well as all other administrative duties required for this position.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree or relevant Diploma.
  • High level of competency skills using the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organise own and others’ activities to meet objectives.
  • Experience of/or demonstrated understanding of working with migrant/refugee communities (ideally South Asian communities).
  • South Asian background is desirable but not essential.

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

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.

How to apply

Closing date:  Wednesday, 21 March 2018 by 11.00pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries:  Professor Angela Taft, +61 3 9479 8099 or

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

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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