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Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 24 Feb 2019

Job no:501837
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Administration, Education, HEO4

(HEO 4) $61,735 to $67,704 ($62,661 to $68,720 effective 2 March 2019) per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term for 12 months

Responsible for administering matters relating to higher degree by research candidature.

The Adelaide Graduate Centre manages the administration of research student degrees, scholarships and quality activities, ensuring students have the highest quality of supervision and opportunities for professional development.

Working under general direction, the Graduate Administration Assistant is responsible for routinely administering matters relating to higher degree by research candidature from enrolment to award of degree in accordance with the relevant Program Rules, established guidelines and procedures.

The Adelaide Graduate Centre manage approximately 2,300 research students from admission to thesis examination and is responsible for the selection and administration of research scholarships.  Additionally it provides training and education for the students over a broad range of generic topics as well as specialist training in English language for researchers.  The office is led by the Dean of Graduate Studies and has a staff of 25.

To be successful you will need:

  • High level of organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage work.
  • Knowledge and experience with databases and data entry.
  • High level computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and use initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of involved tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse range of people and cultures.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11.55pm, 24 February 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Kim Crawford
Business Analyst, Adelaide Graduate Centre
P: +61 (8) 8313 6091

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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