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Research Support Officer

University of Technology Sydney - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, DAB Research Office

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. At UTS the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose. We proactively support inclusivity and value diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.

The Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building aims to unite the disciplines in its three Schools through a focus on creative urban cultures. By rigorous and critical exploration, the Faculty takes technology to be being a driver in the creation of new designs, new materiality, new methods of management, new thinking and new professions. The Faculty’s goals are to achieve international recognition, leadership in associated professions and to have an impact beyond our disciplines. They are currently recruiting for a Research Support Officer to join the team.

The Research Support Officer provides high level support to the Research Manager and administers all staff research activity undertaken in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. This includes liaising closely with researchers on all aspects of effective research project management, managing research support schemes, coordinating research output reporting and other internal research-related data, and managing research compliance processes such as ethics applications. The incumbent will also undertake a range of projects related to policy implementation and business process improvement.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing strategic support and advice to academic staff in the initiation and establishment of research projects including scheme and funding requirements, budgets, contracts, ethics, intellectual property rights, data management etc
  • Managing the faculty’s research project establishment, post-award, research project management and project closure processes, including reporting requirements and liaison with Faculty Finance
  • Assisting academics in the technical and compliance aspects of ethics applications and manage the application and approval process in a timely manner
  • Administering research data collection activities including submission and verification of eligible research publications and non-traditional research outputs (NTROs) for the UTS Research Outputs Collection (ROC)
  • Managing the Faculty’s internal research support schemes, including communicating opportunities, advising staff on eligibility and application processes, and monitoring utilisation and efficacy

With examples, please outline in a separate document how you meet the following four (4) key selection criteria points below:

  1. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and redesign administrative processes
  2. Demonstrated experience in research administration and knowledge of the Australian research sector
  3. Understanding of non-traditional or practice-based research
  4. Demonstrated experience building relationships with staff across a large and complex organisation and ability to act as an advisor on complex matters

Please address the above Selection Criteria in a separate document when applying for this role – candidates who do not submit addressed Selection Criteria, a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary: $92,791 to $102,650 pa (HEW 7)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. 

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC200353

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Amelia Holesgrove in the UTS Recruitment Team via recruitment@uts.edu.au

Closing Date: Thursday 13th May 2021 at 11:59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.