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Administration Officer, Data Science and eResearch

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Work type: Part Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

Macquarie is the University of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) [DVCR] is responsible for the development and strategic enhancement of Macquarie University's research, research training, and innovation profile as well as the creation, support and advancement of local, national and international research collaborations and partnerships.   

The PVC Research Performance and Innovation Portfolio aims to sustain and grow the university’s research profile through the development and implementation of strategies to build research innovation, capacity and capability and leverage commercialisation opportunities.

The Role 

We are currently seeking a suitably qualified part-time Administration Officer in the newly created Data Science and eResearch team. Reporting to the Project Manager, Data Science and eResearch and providing support to the Director, Data Science and eResearch, you will:

  • Provide administrative support for the Data Science and eResearch functions, projects, activities and/or events
  • Provide ‘Personal Assistant’ support to the Director and administration support to the Project Manager
  • Provide secretariat support for the Data Science and eResearch Advisory Group
  • Coordinate and provide support for events, training, functions and activities including room bookings, speakers, registrations, catering and follow up surveys

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must demonstrate, in a separate document, how they meet the Selection Criteria below and upload this document as part of the application process:

  • Certificate in business administration and/or equivalent experience.
  • Working in administration
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and internet
  • Event coordination including scheduling and coordination of multiple projects concurrently

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Salary Package:  from $67,625 - $76,886 per annum (pro rata) (HEW Level 5), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: part-time (3 days per week), 3 year fixed-term contract

Enquiries: Melissa Mesiti, HR Consultant on melissa.mesiti@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Sunday, 25 June 2017 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Position Description:  Administration Officer Data Science and eResearch PD_HEW 5 _0.6 FTE.docx

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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