ERA Data Officers

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Exciting opportunity to support research quality by providing effective administrative services

  • 2 x casual full time opportunities until 22nd July 2022

  • HEO5 Step 1 $53.44 per hour

About the opportunity
Data supporting research quality is provided by Research Reporting, Analysis, Data and Systems (RRADS), research data analysis group within the Research Portfolio. RRADS caters to every part of the data analysis pipeline. The Department is now seeking an ERA Data Officer to join their vibrant team.

The ERA Data Officer addresses routine matters linked to the provision of administrative and operational support for the research work being undertaken by the work area. The main purpose of this position is to assist with the capture, verification and cleansing of research outputs, for internal and external use including the Sydney Research Collection of traditional publications, Excellence in Research Australia and external ranking and benchmarking activities.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for an ERA Data Officer who possesses:

  • Experience working with a range of IT administration systems

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and numeracy skills in a high data volume environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing a high level of customer service

Candidates familiar with administrative functions in a University environment will be highly regarded.

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Wednesday 15th June

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Paul Lapniewski, Recruitment Operations, on 02 9036 4422 or by email to

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Wednesday 15 June 2022 11:59 PM
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