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Australian Catholic University

Manager, Statistical Analysis and Surveys

  • Job No: 972296
  • Campus Location: North Sydney
  • Functional Unit: Statistical Analysis and Surveys
  • Work Type: Continuing full time
  • Total remuneration valued to $124,433– $132,777 pa, including salary component $105,193 – $112,325 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 9), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

 

  • Be responsible for engaging a range of key stakeholders and leading the delivery of the University's statistical analysis and student surveys unit
  • Deliver information analysis and statistical services that underpin evidence-based decision making and official government reporting standards
  • Use your experience in statistical services, enrolment planning and survey management

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community that welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Office of Planning and Strategic Management services all portfolios of the University and combines the delivery and expertise of Statistical Analysis, Surveys, Business Intelligence, Planning, Quality and Risk Management. Through these essential services, the Office seeks to enable the University's Strategic Goals and Targets in line with its Strategic Plan 2015-2020.

As Manager, Statistical Analysis and Surveys you will:

  • lead a skilled and engaged team of statisticians and information analysts, within a diverse and high performing business unit
  • use agility, insight and expertise to oversee the delivery and continual improvement of statistical analysis services across the University
  • collaboratively lead and manage the delivery of enrolment planning support services
  • manage the implementation of the University's student surveys and Survey Governance Framework
  • manage and continually improve a comprehensive annual publication schedule of internal and external statistical reports.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • relevant post-graduate qualifications or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • extensive knowledge and expertise leading the provision of comprehensive and high quality statistical analysis
  • fluent ability to use contemporary tools and techniques to analyse complex data
  • experience with enrolment planning and survey management in the higher education sector.

For more information and to apply: http://careers.acu.edu.au/caw/en/job/972296/manager-statistical-analysis-and-surveys

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 5 March 2017


University of Sydney

Manager Analytics Research and Development

  • Opportunity to provide strategic direction and identify areas for research analysis
  • Located at Darlington/Camperdown
  • Full time, continuing, remuneration package: $143K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

Reporting to the Director, RRADS, the Manager Analytics Research and Development will:

  • provide high level advice to the Director, RRADS and the DVCR on strategies to maximise the research areas and identification of the current strengths and weaknesses of the research effort of the university
  • lead and manage the Research Analytics Projects team to establish a program of work to meet the need for strategic decision support and evidence based recommendations
  • lead and manage the activities of the Research Performance Analysis team in the RRADS group to ensure that regular reporting and analysis tasks are carried out in a timely and effective manner
  • provide strategic support to stakeholders regarding research performance analysis, options, models, outcomes and results
  • develop and implement processes to respond to new research data projects and analytics.

The Manager, Analytics Research and Development will be pro-active in identifying areas for research analysis, developing associated outputs into strategic options for the university and partnering with local and international experts to establish programs of work to addressing university strategic research initiatives. This will require close liaison with Faculty Associate Dean’s Research, administrative staff university wide, keys strategic research analytics teams to develop programs of work to support the development of analytics and data science capability for research administration data.

Web link for further information and to apply: Manager, Analytics Research and Development

Application closing date: 28th February 2017

 

University of Sydney

Analytics Specialist

  • Exciting opportunity to lead and drive the application of leading advanced analytic practices
  • Institutional Analytics and Planning (IAP), Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Located at Camperdown/Darlington Campus
  • Full time, continuing, remuneration package: $134 - 142K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

The Analytics Specialist will lead and drive the application of leading advanced analytic practices to support the University in iteratively developing creative and relevant analytics solutions that become ingrained in our core deliverables that lead to data driven decisions. This is a hands on role researching, designing, developing and implementing algorithms, software, tools and predictive and prescriptive models in collaboration with cross functional teams that generate opportunities across all areas of the university.

Reporting to the Associate Director Institutional Analytics, you will:

  • provide strategic leadership and expertise in analytics and data science
  • drive the design and development of analytical and data science initiatives and capabilities of the IAP
  • collaborate with key stakeholders to implement and embed analytics as a core business process across the University community
  • manage project stakeholders and collaborates with project teams to ensure that project deliverables and milestones are achieved
  • establish and implement governance processes and prioritisation for Analytics initiatives 

Web link for further information and to apply: Analytics Specialist

Application closing date: 26 February 2017

 

Macquarie University

Research Assessment Project Officer

  • North Ryde campus, Sydney
  • Full-time continuing, $87,699 - $95,084 p.a. plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Based in Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Involved in project and stakeholder management for ERA evaluations, the inaugural Engagement and Impact Assessment, and other related projects

Web link for further information and to apply: http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/job/499999/research-assessment-project-officer

Application closing date: Monday 27 February 2017

 

Australian Catholic University

Research Assistant

  • Job No: 972338
  • Campus Location: Melbourne
  • Functional Unit: Institute for Health and Ageing
  • Work Type: Fixed term part time
  • Assist researchers working within the Built Environment research stream
  • Support the operational and administrative activities of the research
  • Total remuneration valued to $77,813 - $84,321 pa, including salary component $65,753 - $71,252 pa (HEW Level 5), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading 
  • Part-time (0.7 FTE), fixed term appointment (18 months), located in Melbourne

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Institute for Health and Ageing (IHA) aims to enhance the lives of older people and those who support them through a multidisciplinary lens across a range of settings. IHA's approach is multi-faceted and highly collaborative, and draws upon staff and research partners to find effective, novel and sustainable responses to issues associated with ageing.

As a Research Assistant working within the Built Environment research stream in IHA, you will:

  • assist with the day-to-day coordination of the project activities in consultation with the Principal Investigator
  • maintain and update established administrative systems and procedures for the project.
  • interview aged-care residents to collect health data in accordance with protocol and procedural guidelines
  • perform data entry and data cleaning in a manner consistent with ethics guidelines and University procedures.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • completion of a degree in a relevant discipline, such as aged care, nursing, allied health, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education
  • strong computing skills including the willingness to learn new systems and programs
  • high-level interpersonal skills, a service orientation and the ability to work effectively and cooperatively independently and as part of a team
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

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

For more information and to apply: http://careers.acu.edu.au/caw/en/job/972338/research-assistant

Applications Close: Sunday, 5 March 2017

 

Deakin University

Information Analyst

  • Reference number: 170070
  • Industry: Education and Training
  • Location: Geelong Waterfront Campus - Australia
  • Salary: AU$74083 - AU$80084 per annum + 9.5% super
  • Position status: Contract (Part-time (14.7 hours per week) and fixed term to 1 February 2018)

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position is responsible for the design, production and analysis of a diverse range of timely and accurate quantitative reports to support the full range of functions of the Strategic Intelligence and Planning Unit.

This will include:

  • Designing, developing and maintaining data files and spreadsheets to support reporting and analysis on a wide range of internal and external information.
  • Contributing to the success of the Deakin Data Warehouse by conducting user acceptance testing, recommending enhancements and providing assistance with regard to the interpretation of the data.
  • Working closely with other members of the Strategic Intelligence and Planning Unit to scope requests and to prioritise work on both regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Contributing to the monitoring of targets defined in the University's Strategic and Operational Plans.

ABOUT YOU

  • A relevant degree, preferably in a quantitative or analytical discipline with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Proven experience in data extraction and manipulation to produce reports within a defined timeframe
  • Proven task management skills with demonstrable experience in meeting tight deadlines under pressure and over extended time periods

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description.


CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Gordon Hillbrick, Tel: +61 3 52778397, Email: gordon.hillbrick@deakin.edu.au

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin’s workplace benefits can be found here: deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin/why-work-at-deakin/staff-benefits

TO APPLY

For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Requirements
Design, produce and analyse a diverse range of timely and accurate quantitative reports to support the full range of functions of the Strategic Intelligence and Planning Unit.

About the Company
Deakin University was established in 1974, the first university in regional Victoria and the first to specialise in distance education. Deakin has five campuses: one in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong, one in Warrnambool on the southwest coast of Victoria and one in the cloud (Deakin’s fastest growing cohort is online). Deakin also has a corporate centre in the Melbourne CBD, a network of technology-rich learning centres across regional Victoria and international offices in India, China and Indonesia. Deakin has always had a strong reputation for innovation, and in this digital age, has been at the forefront of new and emerging technologies in research and teaching. Vibrant, technology-rich spaces both at its campuses and in the cloud are a hallmark of life at Deakin. Deakin is committed to a workplace culture that fosters and supports excellence in teaching, research and administration. It provides an extensive program of capacity building, supporting teaching practice, digital scholarship, career progression and personal growth. Deakin values diversity, enables access and celebrates inclusion. It has a long standing commitment to being flexible, accessible and friendly.

Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWF0dGMuMTQ0NDQuNzI5OUBkZWFraW51bmlhdS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 26 February 2017

 

Deakin University

Associate Research Fellow

  • Reference number: 170049
  • Industry: Education and Training
  • Location: Warrnambool Campus - Australia
  • Salary: AU$63,938 - AU$86,300 per annum + 17% super
  • Position status: Contract (Part-time (0.8 FTE) and fixed term to 31 December 2018)

ABOUT THE ROLE 

The Associate Research Fellow will work with the Deakin Rural Health (DRH) team on the Warrnambool campus to support the Deakin Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) Programme in Western Victoria and to facilitate rural student placements and learning programmes for allied health students in Western Victoria.

This will include:

  • Managing the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of various research projects, particularly those designed to extend and improve allied health placements in rural Victoria.
  • Planning and executing research.
  • Data collection, management and analysis.
  • Preparation of academic papers for peer reviewed scientific journals in collaboration with DRH researchers.

ABOUT YOU

  • A degree in a relevant field and relevant research experience.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in rural allied health services and a knowledge of the challenges faced by allied health professionals working in rural and remote communities.
  • Demonstrated skills in the coordination of data collection, data entry and analysis using SPSS and/or Excel.
  • Research experience using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description.

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Peter Harvey, telephone +61 3 5563 3066, email p.harvey@deakin.edu.au

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin's workplace benefits can be found here: deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin/why-work-at-deakin/staff-benefits.

TO APPLY

For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin.

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Dea kin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Requirements
Work with the Deakin Rural Health (DRH) team on the Warrnambool campus to support the Deakin Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) Programme in Western Victoria.

About the Company
Deakin University was established in 1974, the first university in regional Victoria and the first to specialise in distance education. Deakin has five campuses: one in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong, one in Warrnambool on the southwest coast of Victoria and one in the cloud (Deakin’s fastest growing cohort is online). Deakin also has a corporate centre in the Melbourne CBD, a network of technology-rich learning centres across regional Victoria and international offices in India, China and Indonesia. Deakin has always had a strong reputation for innovation, and in this digital age, has been at the forefront of new and emerging technologies in research and teaching. Vibrant, technology-rich spaces both at its campuses and in the cloud are a hallmark of life at Deakin. Deakin is committed to a workplace culture that fosters and supports excellence in teaching, research and administration. It provides an extensive program of capacity building, supporting teaching practice, digital scholarship, career progression and personal growth. Deakin values diversity, enables access and celebrates inclusion. It has a long standing commitment to being flexible, accessible and friendly.

Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWF0dGMuNDU5MjAuNzI5OUBkZWFraW51bmlhdS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 26 February 2017

 

UNSW Sydney

Senior Analyst (Planning)

  • Job number: # 57748
  • Business Reporting & Intelligence, & Data Governance (BRIDG)
  • Kensington Campus, Sydney
  • A$99k-A$122K per year (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Work Type : Continuing full time

UNSW Sydney currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Analyst (Planning) to join the Business Reporting & Intelligence & Data Governance Unit (BRIDG). The position holder will be responsible for providing expert business analysis and project management assistance within BRIDG and supporting the Planning team.

For further information and to apply: http://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/

Application close date: 19 February 2017

 

UNSW Sydney

Scrum Master

  • Job number: # 57752
  • Business Reporting & Intelligence, & Data Governance (BRIDG)
  • Kensington Campus, Sydney
  • A$115 -A$122K per year (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Work Type : Fixed term 24 months

UNSW Sydney is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join the Business Reporting & Intelligence & Data Governance Unit (BRIDG) to work on some exciting and challenging projects over the next 24 months. The position holder will be the driving force for ensuring Agile methodologies and in specific Scrum, are understood, practiced and enacted. Working in close collaboration with the Project Director you will be responsible for coaching the development team to self-organise and create high-value products, and remove impediments to the Project Teams’ progress.

For further information and to apply: http://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/

Application close date: 19 February 2017

 

Australian Catholic University

Business Intelligence Specialist

Job No: 972307
Campus Location: North Sydney
Functional Unit: Office of the Director of Planning and Strategic Management
Work Type: Fixed term full time

  • Collaboratively lead the design, development and delivery of business intelligence solutions in response to University needs
  • North Sydney Campus
  • Fixed term, full time appointment (12 months)
  • Total remuneration valued to $99,312 - $111,032 pa, including salary component $90,696 - $101,399 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Office of Planning and Strategic Management assists the University to achieve its Mission and Vision through evidence-based decision-making and a strategic approach to planning, quality, risk and management. Business Intelligence (BI) is a new team that has been created to lead the implementation and support of an Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Solution.

This position will provide an opportunity to work on the latest and best Microsoft technology, including Power BI, SQL 2016 and the Azure Cloud. Using technical know-how and focus on customers, the Business Intelligence Specialist will use data from operational systems, files, staging area and data warehouse to collaboratively lead the design, development and delivery of business intelligence solutions. You will:

  • refine and improve system components to ensure stakeholder needs are met
  • implement quality logical and physical Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) designs
  • design, develop, and implement data models for enterprise-level applications and systems

In this role you will be required to collaborate with subject matters experts and key stakeholders regarding the development, execution and maintenance of warehouse and technical activities. To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • relevant postgraduate qualifications and/or professional accreditation
  • extensive expertise in the delivery of a data warehouse and business intelligence solutions.
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • high level technical competency: ability to read MS SQL for design phase, query analysis, and support for end users; advanced knowledge of Microsoft BI suite of products, including experience in designing dashboards in Power BI.

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

For more information and to apply: http://careers.acu.edu.au/caw/en/job/972307/business-intelligence-specialist

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 26 February 2017


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