Administrative Officer, Research Students

Melbourne, Australia
03 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $65,155 - $74,844 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 School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

This position assists in the overall coordination of the research program processes such as admission to candidature, progress reporting, submission and completions, and handling general queries from prospective and current students.

Your Responsibilities

The Administrative Officer, Research Students is responsible for providing high quality administrative support to candidates undertaking research programs leading to award of a Masters by research or PhD.

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity, you will be able to demonstrate experience in administration within a tertiary institution. An ability to use your initiative and prioritise a varying workload to meet competing deadlines is essential. A proven commitment towards a high level of customer service and managing diverse stakeholders within higher degree research candidature and scholarships is highly desirable.

To Apply
For further information please contact Kat Aspinall on +61 99251037 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 564063.

Applications close on Sunday 20th May 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation and recognises the importance of an environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity. The School of Engineering embraces RMIT's Diversity and Inclusion Framework. We are dedicated to attracting and developing people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities; cultural and linguistic backgrounds; people with disability and from diverse age groups. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified members of the community to join us in building a diverse and inclusive workplace supporting diverse student cohorts. We are actively supporting gender equality in STEMM and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work to improve opportunities and outcomes for all.