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Administrative Officer

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Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Research Administration support, Governance, Policy & Compliance

  • Full-time (35 hrs week), 3-month fixed term contract
  • $90,566 -$96,613 + 17% super + annual leave loading, pro-rata
  • Flexible – work from home and UNSW Campus 

The Administrative Officer Research Ethics contributes to the compliance and support for UNSW Animal Care & Ethics committees, including high-level administrative support and providing general advice to stakeholders on application submission and review processes. You’ll also maintain resources for researchers, including web resources and online training in a paperless environment. 

The Organisation

The Research Ethics & Compliance Support (RECS) team coordinates committees and processes for research involving humans, animals, gene technology, radiation safety and research export controls and provides advice on legislative and other requirements in these areas. Committees include the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and its Human Research Ethics Advisory Panels (HREAPs), the Animal Care & Ethics Committees (ACECs), the Gene Technology Research Committee (GTRC), and the Radiation Safety Committee (RSC). RECS also coordinates other research compliance areas such as the use of Schedule 8 and 9 substances, drone use and biosecurity and leads the development of the policy environment for research ethics and compliance at the university.

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers. And it’s why we come to campus each day.

Who you are

You have excellent administrative skills including providing secretariat support to committees, data entry, knowledge of MS Excel and experience in research involving animals, including a broad understanding of ethical and compliance considerations in the conduct of the research. 

To Apply: If being part of team working at the cutting-edge of research support is of interest to you, please submit your CV and Cover Letter via the APPLY button.


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 11:55pm, Thursday 30th June 2022

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment

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