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Australian Catholic University

Research Projects Coordinator (Job No: 972402)

  • Sydney Strathfield location initially then moving to North Sydney
  • fixed term full-time basis for two years
  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered (HEW Level 7)
  • including employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

The new Australian Centre for Indigenous Thriving intends to significantly advance the vital interplay of theory, research, and practice to yield translational outcomes and innovative solutions that will enable Indigenous Australian children and youth to thrive in their home, community, school environments. Leading a team of Research Assistants your role would include the preparation of project plans, liaison with stakeholders, and collation of project information and data whilst being mindful of cultural sensitivity. More specifically the position entails:
  • overseeing recruitment and scheduling of subject participation, including adherence to ethics and other procedures
  • maintaining and building relationships and communication with Indigenous communities, leaders and elders                                                                                                      
  • providing training, supervision, direction and support for project personnel
  • ensuring project compliance and progress in accordance with projected timelines.

You will need:

  • a degree in education and/or psychology and/or experience in research project management
  • demonstrated ability to produce accurate management information reports for a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • experience in statistical analysis and in the design and preparation of Survey documentation (Qualtrics would be well-regarded).

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description PD Research Projects Coordinator - ACIT.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

Total remuneration valued to $96,241 - $104,161 pa, including salary component $81,325 - $88,017 pa (HEW Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor Janet Mooney, Institute of Positive Psychology and Education, phone (02) 9701 4660.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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Applications Close: Wednesday 31 May 2017

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