Program Manager, Graduate Research

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 31 May 2022

  • Full time, Continuing position
  • Location Independent - Located at our Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus or any of our other Victorian regional campuses
  • (HE08) – TRP $115,970 - $132,616 inclusive of 17% superannuation

About the position

Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will work closely with the PVC (Graduate and Global Research) and other key stakeholders in providing high-level advice and support to ensure that the University offers an effective contemporary graduate research program which is aligned to the University's research strategy and engaged with industry and global research partners.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A degree with substantial extension of the theories and principles, learned through experience, or a range of management experience, or postgraduate qualifications.
  • Extensive experience in policy, governance, or management role, providing project, administrative and high-level executive support to senior management including contributing to strategic planning.
  • Strong project or program management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve new or one-off problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to negotiate, motivate, influence, and build relationships.
  • High level written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to write background papers, reports, policy, presentations, and correspondence.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site childcare facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  Tuesday 31st May 2022 by 11:55pm

This position is only open to applicants with Full Working Rights in Australia.

Position Enquiries:  Rebecca Lubansky;

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

 PD - HEO8 - Program Manager Graduate Research.docx

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume and
  • A separate document addressing each essential bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description. 

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

 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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