Reporting Analyst

Boroondara, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Swinburne Research Office
  • Generous salary and staff benefits
  • Full-time, ongoing role based in Hawthorn

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. We have an emphasis on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social goals.

About the job

Swinburne University of Technology has an ambitious goal of growth in research performance and impact, as set out in its 2020 Research and Innovation Strategy. As part of this agenda, the university has plans to improve the quality of its research and outputs, grow research impact, engagement and commercialisation, double its research income by 2020 and increase onshore and offshore HDR enrolments and completions.

As our Reporting Analyst, you will be part of a team that undertakes research data collection, management and reporting plus systems support and development to develop business intelligence leading to deep insights that support the University research and innovation agenda and meets compliance requirements. Of these functions, you will be responsible for the administration and development of existing and planned research data management and reporting systems. 

You will be expected to provide scripting, database development, system support and data quality assurance services to Swinburne Research. Your daily responsibilities will include data administration responsibilities, primarily for Swinburne Research’s main research data management system ‘Research Master’ (RM); these services are usually carried out in collaboration with Swinburne IT. You will also be expected to develop various reports and to assist with the conceptualisation and development of new systems or enhancements to existing systems, and to assist with solving data management and data reporting problems. 

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An undergraduate degree in information systems, business or computing with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/ or education and training.
  • Programming skills: Demonstrable knowledge or skills in programming and/or scripting language/s
  • Data skills: Proficiency in querying databases (including SQL) and manipulation and presentation of data

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

At Swinburne we recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available. You will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets.

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Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact full name Neale Yates (Research Performance Analyst) on +61 (0)3 9214 8450. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 (0)3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday the 27th of April 2018

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