The University of Sydney | Research Administration Officer

The University of Sydney | Research Administration Officer


Job Position: Research Administration Officer

Company: The University of Sydney

Expected salary: $83384 – 93362 per year

Location: Australia

Research Administration Officer Job Details:


Full-time, 12-month fixed term, with possible extensionFantastic opportunity for a passionate, motivated, and diligent Research Administration Officer to join the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance UseBase Salary $83,384 – $93,362 + 17% superannuationAbout the opportunityThe Matilda Centre is seeking a driven Research Administration Officer to join their research teams. This role will require the preferred candidate to provide general administrative support and specialised operational tasks to improve the experience of academic staff, research team members, and seniors across the Matilda Centre. As part of this role, you will be able to develop a career at the University of Sydney in the Research Admin field, completing relevant tasks to facilitate the team’s research capabilities. You will work to support (primarily), the Centre’s Senior Academics and be highly integrated with the Operations team to ensure smooth, swift, and accurate completion of general administrative and complex operational tasks.Your key responsibilities will be to:Complete administrative and operational tasks across the Matilda Centre to support the research teamsundertake administrative tasks such as conducting diary management, travel bookings, contract management, and other general administrative activitiesundertake more complex administrative research support tasks such as contract process management, staff recruitment, project budget supportsupport the Operations team by providing administrative and operational support to the Centre, including daily administrative tasks in both the front and backend of the Matilda Centrework alongside the University’s policies, procedures, and regulations whilst completing ad-hoc tasks as requested by your Reporting ManagerWhen applying, please ensure your Cover Letter addresses the details listed in the About You section below (max 2 pages).About youprevious experience in a complex or fast-paced administrative/operational environmentpassionate, innovative, and initiative-driven to improve the administrative and operational experience of relevant internal stakeholdersstrong levels of tenacity, resilience, patience, and problem-solving skillsfriendly and approachable personality with the ability to learn and provide the highest levels of service in a research administration space.experience or understanding of a tertiary setting, with previous experience in large-scale enterprise systems (highly desirable), or experience with similar systemsproven experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.To keep our community safe, please be aware of our which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.Sponsorship / work rights for AustraliaPlease 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.Pre-employment checksYour 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.This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.EEO statementAt the University of Sydney, our shared values include 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 , , , , and those who identify as . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.How to applyApplications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.Applications containing a comprehensive Cover Letter will be highly regarded.If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Roshik Prasad, Recruitment Operations, by email to [email protected]© The University of SydneyThe University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.Click to view the for this role.Applications Close Sunday 21 April 2024 11:59 PM

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