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Manager, Higher Degree by Research

Job no: 557316
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Research, Education

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $93,819 -$102,580 p.a  + 17% super

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. The College of Business comprises six schools delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels.

The role and your responsibilities

The Manager - HDR, is responsible for providing high-level advice and leadership on Higher Degree by Research (HDR) policy, management and training; managing aspects of the HDR candidature management cycle; providing information on national trends in research training; and managing the School research administrative team. The role also provides advice to and participates in implementing quality assurance processes and systems.

Skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will bring to the role your broad working knowledge of policy developments and national trends related to HDR management and doctoral education and training. Your proven experience and ability to work in administrative roles in HDR candidate management and related research environments will be critical to your success in this role. Furthermore, key to this role will be your extensive experience and expertise in the provision of quality customer services, including sound knowledge and consistent application of relevant institutional policy and procedures, the ability to provide high-level advice, and a commitment to quality assurance and continuous improvement. You will have highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships, and the proven ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of management, staff, students and external parties on complex, sensitive and confidential issues.

A relevant tertiary qualification and extensive administrative expertise in a complex tertiary education or similar service environment is required.

To Apply

For further information please contact Geoffrey Stokes on + +61 3 9925 5480.
Download File Manager - HDR (New) 2017.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. 

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.


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