Associate Director of Operations - CMERC

Position Title: Associate Director of Operations - CMERC
Location: CQUniversity Gladstone (CMERC)
Closing Date: Wednesday, 3 January 2024.

About this Opportunity

  1. Fixed Term (5-year contract), Full Time
  2. Research Division
  3. Coastal Marine Ecosystems Research Centre - Gladstone (Relocation package available)
  4. Higher Education Worker Level 9
  5. Total Remuneration $147,402 to $154,253 pa (including salary of $124,557 to $130,346 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone - regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

CQUniversity's unique vision for diversity, outreach, engagement, research, learning and teaching, and inclusiveness have led to it being recognised among the world's top universities by both the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the QS World University Rankings.

CMERC is the only research facility located in Central Queensland focusing on the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Our research is providing environmentally sustainable solutions that protect the reef, allow growth of Australia's multi-billion-dollar blue economy, support the upstream agricultural communities, all while collaborating with Central Queensland communities.

In this exciting new role, you will work closely with the CMERC Director, researchers, and CQUniversity facility, campus and research managers to coordinate operational aspects of the Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Research Centre (CMERC). Using your exceptional communication and leadership skills, you will create partnerships and opportunities with industry and governments and lead a team responsible for supporting research activities, lab operations, implementation and evaluation of the centre's activities.

This position will be based at the Coastal Marine Ecosystems Research Centre in Gladstone. CQUniversity's relocation packages will provide you and your family with financial assistance to help you begin the next stage of your career in Gladstone. We will provide you with genuine flexibility, generous benefits and practical resources so you can do what you do best. Strive for your professional goals in a supportive and encouraging environment. We invest in our most important asset - our people - and offer comprehensive corporate training and other professional development and networking opportunities to expand your skills, expertise and enrich your experiences.

Position Requirements

  1. Knowledge and understanding of CMERC aims and objectives.
  2. Proven experience managing projects including project scheduling, undertaking risk analysis, contract management, cost estimating and financial management / reporting.
  3. Proven experience consulting and communicating with stakeholders and industry members all levels, influencing decisions and negotiating mutually beneficial outcomes.
  4. Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience or extensive experience and management expertise or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. (Desirable)

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Wednesday, 3 January 2024.

Job Requisition ID: 3636

Contact Details:

Emma Jackson
(07) 4970 7208
emma.jackson@cqu.edu.au

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

Please note CQUniversity will be closed from Friday, 22 December 2023 to Monday, 1 January 2024. For any vacancy-related questions or technical issues experienced during this time, please email the designated contact person and they will respond to you upon their return in the New Year. We wish you a safe and enjoyable festive season.

published: 14 December 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.