Grants Officer

Melbourne, Australia
15 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Permanent
  • $75,578 - $81,811 p.a + 17 % Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The Research and Innovation Portfolio oversees research and research training across the University through the development and implementation of RMIT University's strategic research priorities and managing research systems and reporting requirements. The Portfolio supports the research activity of staff and student researchers with professional development, collaboration and funding opportunities, ethics and responsible conduct compliance, contract development, intellectual property, project completions and profiling.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Grants Officer provides proactive and customer service oriented support to the RMIT research community and other stakeholders for all types of competitive research grant and fellowship applications. You will promote research funding opportunities, review grant proposals for compliance and eligibility, and submit University-endorsed applications to external funding bodies.

The Research & Innovation portfolio works collaboratively in a team environment to assist the DVC R&I and Executive Director, Research Office in meeting the goals of the Portfolio by providing high quality, customer focussed service.

Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate has experience in administration, preferably in a university or similar tertiary education environment.. Your ability to interpret and apply complex instructions and guidelines with the ability to critique documents and provide constructive feedback will be critical to your success in this role. Furthermore, key to this role will be your excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal with the ability to provide clear and accurate advice.

You will have the ability to organise and prioritise work and complete tasks within tight timeframes ensuring good attention to detail. You will also have a high level of computer literacy, including basic web editing skills and experience in systematic and accurate data entry and manipulation of database outputs with the ability to contribute to continuous process improvement.

To Apply

For further information please contact Simon Liddle, Senior Manager, Grants Development on +61 3 9925 2304.

Applications close on Tuesday 3 April 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description on this link:

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.








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