Research Performance Information Officer

Banyule, Australia
05 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Support performance analysis, business intelligence and reporting
  • Full time, 12 month fixed-term role based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $75,073 - $81,138 per annum plus 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.

About the role

In this role you will work closely with performance and systems analysts in the Research Performance team to co-ordinate the collection of high-quality research data and information across the University to support performance analysis, business intelligence and internal and external reporting. You will also be responsible for continuously reviewing and improving the quality of existing data and identify, implement, and advise on business process changes to streamline collection and ensure the ongoing improvement of data quality.

You will lead a data quality program across research office teams, including grants, contracts, ethics and integrity and research impact teams and support the transition to next generation research information systems.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a degree qualification in a field relevant to the role with relevant experience in the field.

You will have demonstrated ability to gather and integrate information and data from a range of business areas and enterprise systems, strong data manipulation and analysis skills, ability to set priorities and achieve outcomes, and proven communication skills.

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. 


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How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 22 July, 2018 (11:55pm)

Position Enquiries:  Alistair Duncan - Deputy Director, Rankings and Performance.

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

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for position no. 556885 under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.