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Manager, Research Impact and Development

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Management, Community & Engagement

Manager, Research Impact and Development

  • Fixed-term, full time position for 3 years.
  • Based in Hobart.
  • Champion an understanding of research and its application to both academic and external networks.

The Opportunity

The Manager, Research Impact and Development will work with the College leadership team and researchers to establish processes and systems that support research translation and enables research impact relevant to the Schools in the College: Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Law, and Creative Arts and Media.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working with key external and internal stakeholders, lead the planning and implementation of strategic projects related to the University’s research agenda, including the development of the University’s research impact framework.
  • Introduce governance processes and structures necessary for successful delivery of research agenda
  • Provide reports on strategic research project development and progress.
  • Provide high level of research administration advice to the Executive Dean and Associate Dean Research Performance in CALE; and other senior members of staff.
  • Represent the University and engage with stakeholders (industry, community and government) on a range of matters relating to the CALE’s research agenda.
  • Contribute to the national and international knowledge interface around the strategic research management of the University.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Appropriate academic qualifications, and experience in higher education or a related field/sector.
  • Extensive experience in research management in higher education settings, and an understanding of research impact and how this is measured and reported on.
  • Project management experience, with ability to plan and execute complex, high-value and strategic proposals, programs and reports, including risk assessment, budget development, and milestone tracking.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to devise and deliver creative and effective solutions and plans.
  • Ability to develop, drive and manage relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, with high level interpersonal skills including engagement, consultation and liaison with a range of stakeholders.
  • Proven commitment to service-oriented values and ethical standards both in the provision of services and in working relationships.


Appointment to this role will be at HEO Level 9 or HEO Level 10 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $149,574 for HEO 10 and $147,129 for HEO 9 comprising base salary within the range of $125,951 to $127,841 for HEO 10 and $119,308 to $125,751 for HEO 9 plus 17% superannuation.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
    • Resume;
    • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role;
    • Your responses to the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact, Mia Lindgren Director Research Strategy, or (03) 6226 7847.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Sunday, 29 January 2023, 11.55pm

Download File Manager Research Impact and Development - Positon Description.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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