University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Team Leader: Program Services (Research) (HEO 6)

Australia

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  • Based in UniSA STEM at the Mawson Lakes campus

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed term contract until 25 December 2025
  • Starting salary: $87,955 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Program Services Manager: Research, you will be the key reference point for research administration, particularly for ensuring the accurate interpretation and advice, and consistent application of the University's research and administration policies and procedures within the Unit. You will provide oversight across compliance, governance and risk management and work, health and safety. You will act as a conduit between UniSA STEM and central units and manage a team of professional staff in providing a range of research and general administrative activities and processes that support the development and delivery of the Academic Unit's research and research education activities.

    About the Academic/Professional Unit

    UniSA STEM links engineering, mathematics, science, defence and cybersecurity, environmental science, aviation, information technology, construction and project management, harnessing the connections across disciplines to bring big ideas to fruition. Our researchers are solution focused and collaborative to deliver technical expertise and advice to industry, government and community groups to make commercially viable and sustainable impacts. We integrate research into our teaching, with students working alongside researchers in first-class facilities, what's discovered one day is taught the next. Our graduates are entrepreneurs and trailblazers, who design and build the world they want to live in.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or demonstrated equivalent skills, knowledge and experience
  • Experience leading a team in a complex service environment, and driving its performance and positive contribution to workplace culture
  • Demonstrated experience working in a senior administrative position in a complex service environment, including leading a team in the provision of superior quality customer service
  • High level verbal and interpersonal and problem solving skills including experience in liaising with people at all levels both internal and external to an organisation to provide advice and recommendations to senior staff
  • High level writing skills appropriate to prepare briefings and/or reports based on self-initiated or directed research, investigation and analysis for a wide range of audiences
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills and experience in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Work Life balance
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Alex Koszegi, Senior Consultant: Talent Attraction. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5967.

    Applications close: 11:30pm Sunday 14 April 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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    Job details

    Title

    Team Leader: Program Services (Research) (HEO 6)

    Employer

    University of South Australia

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    March 25, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Agricultural Science,Biology,Chemistry,Computer Science,Engineering,Geosciences,Physics

    About the employer

    The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.

    The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.  Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

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