Research Administration Officer (Casual)

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Reference Number222206 – Research Administration Officer (Casual)
Research Administration Officer (Casual)
Graduate Research School
The Graduate Research School at the University of New England invites expressions of interest for a Casual Administration Officer.
The University of New England (UNE), Armidale is a regionally based, globally networked university that is renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. Currently there are over 26,000 students (84% of whom are distance/online students) and approximately 1,200 academic and general staff.
The UNE decadal strategic plan, Future Fit 2021-2030, has been developed to guide the University to deliver on its enduring vision to support the aspirations of individuals in communities, and communities within regions, in a digital age.
About the Faculty/Group
The Graduate Research School facilitates and supports the University’s HDR candidature through the provision of administrative services and support to manage, develop and promote HDR study, research training, knowledge transfer and innovation.
About the role
Working within the Graduate School (GS), the Research Administration Officer provides high level administrative support across the GS to assist researchers and Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates with HDR related activities. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring and managing administrative processes relating to postgraduate students. The Research Administration Officer provides a point of contact for HDR students, and their supervisors, for matters relating to the administration of HDR candidature. This position reports to the Senior HDR Support Officer and operates under their general direction.
About you
You will have a commitment to excellent customer service and demonstrated interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills to enable working with a diverse range of people and cultures at various levels. The ability to maintain strict confidence with sensitive information and high level oral and written communication skills, including an ability to compile and analyse information in the preparation of reports is essential. In addition, you will have the ability to exercise initiative and judgement in a diverse range of problem-solving situations including routine and unusual circumstances and an ability to prioritise workload to meet competing deadlines while maintaining accuracy and high attention to detail.

About Armidale*
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights, all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England countryside on a rural property. experience
Enquiries and additional information
To discuss this role please contact Bethany Ayers, Senior HDR Support Officer – Attraction, Recruitment & Partnerships, 02 6773 4338 or emailing
Closing Date: Midnight, 21 August 2022
Reference No: 222206
Salary: $48.50 (Casual Level 5). Plus 10.5% employer superannuation.**
To Apply
Please submit the following documents by clicking the Apply Now button below:
i. One-page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in the role at UNE;
ii. A current resume containing details of 3 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past 2 years as your manager or supervisor;
Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $48.50 per hour

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