Part time 3 x days, fixed term until July 2024 with possibility of extension. Located on Camperdown Campus at the Faculty of Science
A fantastic opportunity to apply your administrative skills and research operational support to the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Base Salary, HEO5 $79,717 - $89,256 p.a. (pro rata) + 17% superannuation
About the opportunity
The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Research Administration Officer to provide administrative services and research operational support to the School of Life and Environmental
Under the guidance of the Executive Officer and their collaborators, the successful incumbent will be expected to support the research activity and requirements for the work area. This includes coordinating grant applications and submissions, preparing compliance reporting and updating data that is collected for research reporting purposes.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
deliver daily administration services ensuring high quality and efficient administrative support is provided in a proactive manner to staff, students, clients and visitors
facilitate academic research profile creation and ensuring accuracy in associated systems/platforms (such as IRMA, intranet and RECS)
ensure the appropriate coordination of School committee meetings including agenda and minute preparation, venue booking, catering and AV facilities
maintain records and provide finance/accounting support and reporting for the work area
respond to a range of enquiries via telephone, email and in person, from staff, students, visitors and the general public regarding a wide range activities.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Research Administration Officer who has:
university administration experience and an understanding of the university research environment
previous knowledge of the context of competitive grant application processes and scheme requirements
working knowledge of software programs such as Research Profiles Management, IRMA, Sydney Student, RECS and Power BI
excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
high level organisational skills, ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines
demonstrated ability to respond to urgencies whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
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. 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.
Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
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Applications CloseTuesday 30 May 2023 11:59 PM
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