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Research Project Officer

The Bouverie Centre - La Trobe University
  • Full Time/Fixed Term (3 years with a view to extend)
  • Located at the Bouverie Centre, Brunswick (Melbourne) - free parking onsite
  • HEO6 - TRP $94,202 - $101,637 per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation

About the position

The Bouverie Centre (Bouverie) is a values-based Practice-Research Centre of La Trobe University, within the School of Psychology and Public Health. Bouverie is also funded by the Department of Health (DH) as a clinical demonstration centre, providing therapy services to families where a member suffers a mental illness or alcohol and drug related issue, and statewide training to the mental health workforce.

Reporting to Dr Anna Booth, Research Fellow, The Project Officer will be allocated different projects across their term of employment. These projects will be both internal and external (with industry and government partners). The internal project will involve detailed budget, timeline, and ethics administration via central University systems. You will also be involved in the creation of project content for websites and other project communications, the editing and compilation of high-level reports and presentations, and maintenance of participant information systems, all with a demonstrated understanding of confidentiality policy. Contribution to grant writing submissions may be required.

This role will also support key Category 1-4 funded projects. Category 1 projects include those such as the Australian Research Council Linkage Program, which promotes national and international research partnerships between researchers and business, industry, community organisations and other publicly funded research agencies.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completion of a degree; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and monitor workflows within own area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated capacity to organise work effectively and efficiently and deliver outputs in a timely manner.
  • High-level proficiency in computer software packages including website content development and troubleshooting, word processing, Excel spreadsheets, client databases, electronic mail, and the use of the internet as a research tool.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated customer service focus and solution-orientated approach.
    Knowledge of or familiarity with cohort studies or other longitudinal research approaches, ideally from experience within a university/research setting.
  • Excellent communication skills across multiple formats (phone, email, other) and with multiple stakeholders (colleagues, academics, sector colleagues, and participants).
  • Project management expertise from within a similar setting.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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