Coordinator, Research Student Support

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 30 May 2024

  • $88,973 to $95,993 pa HEW 6
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup campus
  • Open to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents

COORDINATOR, RESEARCH STUDENT SUPPORT
RESEARCH SERVICES
JOONDALUP CAMPUS
$88,973 to $95,993pa HEW 6
FULL-TIME (1.0 FTE) ONGOING ROLE

Overview
Research Services provides strategic and operational support to the University's research programs, and has a crucial role in developing the University's research capability and facilitating the University's research outcomes, through its Schools and Institutes. 

An exciting opportunity exists within Research Services, we are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive person to join our Graduate Research Services (GRS) Team. The position of Research Student Support Coordinator will work closely with the manager, Graduate Research Services, Dean, Graduate Research, Associate Deans (Research) and dedicated GRS team to manage and coordinate research support services for doctoral and research master candidates, perform quality assurance functions, and strengthen the research culture of the University. The GRS team has responsibility for:

  • Monitoring and supporting HDR candidates students and supervisors;
  • Enhancing the research culture, collaboration and communication at ECU;
  • Coordinating ECU strategic scholarships allocation and management, and identifying new opportunities; and
  • Providing analytics and reporting on all matters related to HDR candidates and supervisors.

Key Criteria

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing high-level administrative services and support services in a large organisation. Highly proficient with Microsoft suite of products (intermediate or above Excel skills are desirable). 
  • Good communication skills and the ability to provide good customer service to achieve quality outcomes for internal and external customers. 
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to make recommendations based on your findings. 
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing environment and to investigate and take on board out-of-the-norm suggestions and putting these into practice.

Previous experience in the Higher Education sector, particularly with respect to postgraduate research students, whilst not essential, will be well regarded.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry Personal Excellence and Courage.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time ongoing position attracts a remuneration of $88,973 to $95,993 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call the Manager, Graduate Research Services, Ms Vada Ng on 6304 6971 or email [email protected] for more information. 

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the dot points above (statement to be no more than 2 pages long).    

Closing Date:
Applications close on Thursday, 30 May 2024 at 11:30pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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