Division Coordinator

Great opportunity to join Australias pre-eminent biomedical research institute, Up to 17% super and very attractive salary packaging options available, Opportunity to make a real difference.

WEHI Brighter together
WEHI is where the worlds brightest minds collaborate and innovate to make discoveries that will help us to live healthier for longer. Our medical researchers have been serving the community for more than 100 years. We bring together people with different skills and experience who are committed to long-term discovery. Our teams of researchers are committed to solving the most complex health problems, making transformative discoveries for cancer, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders and healthy ageing.

WEHI is a place where people are able to shine. People who are inquisitive, who are committed, who are passionate. People who want to make a difference. And we are committed to ensuring they have the tools to flourish, personally and professionally.

We are a community of researchers, students and professional service staff who work towards achieving discoveries that improve human health. We are driven by collaboration, curiosity and creativity. We are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world. We are WEHI. We are brighter together.

About the position
The purpose of this role is to maximise the time that the Divisions researchers are able to spend on research activities and ensure that the Division runs efficiently by providing high-level administrative, regulatory, budgetary and scientific support. This position will report directly to the Division Head, and act as a liaison between the Division and the Professional Service areas of the Institute, involving regular interaction with all Institute departments and key external organisations. The successful applicant will work alongside another Division co-ordinator and assist with many of the routine tasks such as travel/conference arrangements, credit card reconciliation and taking minutes.

Selection Criteria
The successful candidate will work closely with Laboratory Heads in the Ubiquitin Signalling Division.  The position will suit a motivated individual with excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. 

The appointee should demonstrate:

  • an ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage priorities to meet deadlines on multiple concurrent tasks.
  • strong administrative and/or business experience in a medical research or academic environment.
  • high attention to detail and an ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
  • ability to consistently show initiative with an ability to work efficiently and autonomously.
  • an ability to understand and prepare scientific documentation.
  • Laboratory experience and/or relevant qualifications such as a BSc (Hons) or PhD in the Life Sciences is desirable, but not essential.

Terms of appointment
This position is available for 2 years in a part-time capacity at 0.4 FTE. Salary is HEW 7 ($90,831 - $98,325). Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

Application closing date:  8 April 2021

Institute Life
At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support women laboratory heads. 

22/03/2021 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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