Research Systems Coordinator

Darwin, Australia
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Office of Research and Innovation
  • 3 years full time, fixed term appointment
  • HEW Level 6/7 Salary $73,671 to $87,258 per annum
  • Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
  • Casuarina Campus, Darwin

An opportunity to demonstrate your technical information systems abilities and your talent for consultative stakeholder communication and support.

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) existing research portfolio is impressive for a youthful university. Ranked in the top 2% of world universities, CDU is currently placed 31st in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age.  

The Research Systems and Performance team are the central research administrative unit responsible for monitoring and supporting research performance through providing systems and processes to collect, maintain, report, analyse and showcase information about the University’s research activities. 

As Research Systems Coordinator within the Office of Research and Innovation you will play a lead role in ensuring smooth operation of the research information systems and related tools to support administration of the University’s research activities. This includes taking responsibility for the administration and ongoing maintenance and development of the research information systems.

Your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will complement your technical expertise. Working collaboratively with stakeholders to clearly investigate and identify their needs, providing advice on the optimal use of currently available research systems and tools, and offering ongoing support will be a core focus of this role.

Technical functions such as system maintenance, application upgrades, application configuration and role-based user access, troubleshooting and issue tracking will also make up an integral part of your regular responsibilities.

The demonstrated ability to self-motivate, use initiative and work autonomously with minimal supervision will be critical to your success, as will be the ability to make sound judgements and manage and prioritise your time effectively to deliver outcomes and meet deadlines.

A degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in Information Technology is essential for this role, as is extensive experience in leading client support activities, small project management, and systems support. You will be particularly adept at using current and new technologies relating to web-based information management systems and connections between systems, along with a high level of competence in the use of Office 365 software.

Please click on the following link to view details of the selection criteria: Position Profile

For a confidential discussion please contact Christine Edward on 08 8946 7008 or email

Closing date: 10 July 2018