Senior Officer Research Data

Job no: 558558
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Various locations
Categories: Various categories

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  • Full time, Fixed term contract (2 Years)
  • Melbourne (Bundoora)/Bendigo/Albury-Wodonga
  • HEO6:  $77,999-$84,155 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation  

At the La Trobe University Library we are on a journey of transformation and discovery.  We are developing new ways to provide personalised knowledge services and build community connections to unlock the potential of La Trobe’s diverse scholarly community.

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about the management of research data and the possibilities that open scholarship and open access bring to an organisation? Do you enjoy working with researchers and graduate students to expand the reach of their research by supporting compliance with relevant policies, ethics requirements and funding conditions related to their research data? If so, we want to hear from you.

Work with researchers from across our University community to help build capabilities in research data infrastructure and research data management to ensure our research is impactful, high quality and is noticed worldwide. We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-focused professional who understands the research lifecycle and is experienced in providing appropriate research data management services and advice to our scholarly community across all campuses and locations.

Working for La Trobe University library is an exciting and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be a part of a team contributing to shaping the success of our students and academics. Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you.

Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role, requires highly developed collaboration and communication skills and a commitment to the provision of high-quality services to the La Trobe University scholarly community. The role is for a fixed term of 2 years from commencement.

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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Further information

Position Description:     Download File PD - HEO6 - Senior Officer Research Data Outputs - Fixed term - ASSC.pdf

About the Library:        Download File About the Library - Candidate Information.pdf   

How to Apply

Closing date:  Thursday, 12 December 2019 by 11.55pm AEDST.

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

  • A cover letter (maximum 2 pages) which outlines your motivation for expressing interest and your strengths which align with the key selection criteria; and
  • An up to date resume.

Position Enquiries:  Barbara Yazbeck,  TEL: (03) 9479 1584 EMAIL:

Recruitment Enquiries:  Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or

This position is being readvertised – previous applicants need not apply.

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.

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

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

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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