Graduate Research Performance Analyst


Bundoora, VIC

Posted 9/9/2019

  • Continuing, part time (0.5) position
  • Located at Bundoora campus
  • $ 85,724 to $ 94,302 per annum (pro-rated) plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Graduate Research School (GRS) aims to support a dynamic and engaged community of researchers La Trobe producing world-class research with impact in society. The GRS contributes to an inspiring research and professional development environment by providing graduate research candidates, their supervisors and all researchers with:

  • Modern, professional life-cycle candidature management and administration
  • Exciting industry, community and international engagement opportunities
  • World-class research education and development initiatives
  • Contemporary and academically rigorous research training governance and advice

About the role

In this role you will work with the Graduate Research School executive team and university stakeholders to develop reporting and analysis to help meet the University's information needs and compliance requirements relating to higher degrees by research. You will gather information and provide analysis about the University's graduate research performance from a diverse range of information sources, including internal and external databases and through contact with Graduate Research School staff, researchers and academic leadership. You will maintain a strong engagement with developments in graduate research performance measurement and evaluation across the higher education sector, and keep up to date about the potential application of these to University's strategy and planning processes. You will also have a role to play in providing advice on how to develop local systems and processes to improve on reporting and business intelligence capability.

Skills & experience

To be considered for this role you will have completed a an undergraduate degree with at least four years subsequent experience; or extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant training and experience. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in small teams and with stakeholders across the university; demonstrated high-level quantitative and qualitative analytic skills; demonstrated capacity to prepare high-quality reports, documents and presentations; high-level skills with data acquisition, manipulation, and analysis; demonstrated organisational and problem solving skills, with an ability to effectively manage several different projects concurrently; demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills; and an ability to develop innovative methodologies involving considerable theoretical and technical sophistication. Knowledge of current trends and developments in higher education policies nationally and internationally is desirable.

Please refer to the Position Description for other skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing Date: Sunday 22nd September 2019 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Dr Clare McCausland, Senior Manager, Graduate Research School +61 3 9479 3892 /

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

Position Description below:

HEO7 - Graduate Research Performance Analyst.docx

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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