Graduate Research Examinations Officer

at University of Melbourne

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client-centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements, and acts as a shared services function within the University of Melbourne.

About the role

You will provide expert advice and high-quality customer-focused service and administrative functions that support and contribute to the ongoing success in the management of the University's graduate research examinations. This is a complex, very sensitive and highly confidential area and the incumbent must be able to inform and guide external examiners, graduate researchers, professional staff and the academic community on relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and outcomes, and supervise effective administration of the examination cycle.

About you

  • An undergraduate qualification with relevant discipline, or a combination of relevant experience and education/training.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to interact tactfully and patiently with a wide range of people from different cultures, languages, and levels of the University community whilst maintaining confidentiality

  • A high level of competence and accuracy in the use of computer systems and the capacity to quickly become proficient in new systems.

  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

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