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Research Administration Officer

Job No.:562812

Work type:Fixed Term

Research Administration Officer

  • Fixed term, Part time (0.6FTE) for one year
  • Located at Melbourne, Bundoora or any other Victorian Campus.
  • This role does not require any on-campus presence.
  • [HEO6] - $80,515- $86,870 per annum + 17% superannuation

About the position

The Science of Language and Reading (SOLAR) Lab, was established in the La Trobe School of Education in 2020, to assist educators, policy-makers and clinicians to adopt well-established, scientific approaches to improve how children are taught to read and how struggling learners are identified and supported at the earliest opportunity. This work extends across primary and secondary schools.

The key function of this position will be to provide administrative research support to the SOLAR Lab Co-Directors, Professor Pamela Snow and Associate Professor Tanya Serry.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completion of (minimum) Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology or Psychology.
  • Ability to work effectively under limited supervision or independently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.  

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

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.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  7 February 2022 at 11:55 PM AEST 

Position Enquiries:  Pamela Snow via email; p.snow@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below

Download File 562812 PD - Research Administration Officer.pdf

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

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.

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.

Please scroll down to apply.


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

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

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.

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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