Project and Engagement Officer

$88,078 to $98,509 per annum
Nov 20, 2020
Nov 26, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
(HEO7) $88,078 to $98,509 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate's employment at the University. The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement. Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term contract available immediately for two years

AIML is Australia's leading research institute in machine learning, artificial intelligence and computer vision. With world-leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative culture, we're committed to delivering research that is highly valued by our local and global communities. AIML is the largest computer vision and machine learning group in Australia with over 120 members including academics, research staff, and students.

The institute works on a mixture of fundamental and commercially orientated research projects in computer vision and machine learning. The University's Computer Vision research is amongst the best in the world. Find out more at

The AIML Project & Engagement Officer will work with a small team of motivated professionals to support the institute and its research community. They will provide high level project and relationship support for new and existing partners from academic, industry and government as well as take ownership for the delivery of specific projects. Under the leadership of the Operations Manager the AIML project and engagement officer will be an external facing position with a focus on supporting business growth as well as contract, project and stakeholder management.

To be successful you will need:
  • High level project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills with a well-developed capability to build and foster collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience working with stakeholders from academia, government and industry.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and capable of managing deadlines within tight time constraints.
  • Developed analytical and writing skills to provide high quality written reports.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs-including significant industry, government and community collaborations-offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature-not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour-provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

We proudly support gender and cultural diversity and are passionate about creating a more vibrant and enriching community of staff and students.

Learn more about the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at:

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Applications close 11:55pm, 26 November 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Kathy Nicholson

Operations Manager, AIML

P: +61 (08) 813 9258


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.