Senior Grants Advisor (Arc And Other Schemes)

at La Trobe University

  • Full time, continuing position
  • $96,022 - $109,805 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Based at La Trobe Bundoora Campus

About the role

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement) Portfolio provides strategic direction and support for research and research performance at La Trobe University.

We now have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Senior Grants Advisor in the Research Office. Your main responsibilities will be focused around providing expert advice and guidance across all ARC schemes (and other category 1 schemes) and overseeing and advising the Grants Team staff across the complete grant life-cycle from pre-award inquiry and development to post-award project closure. Working closely with the Health and Medical portfolio you will be responsible for ensuring all Category 1 grants submitted through La Trobe University are 100% compliant and are developed under your advice and guidance. Working with the college Associate Pro Vice Chancellors, Senior Manager, Grants and Executive Grants Advisor you will develop and implement strategies to attract ARC and other Category 1 funding across both Science Health and Engineering (SHE) and Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) colleges.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will bring extensive experience and relevant qualifications in research administration. You will have demonstrated success in assisting researchers to obtain and manage nationally competitive grants (ideally ARC). Furthermore, you will have high level written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to transfer clear and concise information to stakeholders, and the ability to present workshops or facilitate discussion.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Monday 23rd September 2019 at 11.55pm

Position Enquiries: Catherine Hayden TEL: (03) 9479 3091. Email:

Position Description below:

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This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

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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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. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. 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.

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