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Research Administrative Officer

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 17 days
    Published on 19 Sep 2022
  • Job no: 61434
  • Category: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • 12-month contract
  • Part Time – 45.6 (negotiable)
  • Based at the Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne

The Department

Established in early 2018, the Department of Neuroscience, is one of the largest academic departments in the Central Clinical School (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University) and also one of the first university academic departments in Australia dedicated to developing and providing solutions for patients with neurological conditions. We partner closely with the Alfred Health healthcare service, in particular the Alfred Brain program and are a member of the Alfred Research Alliance, a research hub located at The Alfred Hospital. 

The Cognitive Health Initiative, led by Professor Amy Brodtmann, is a newly formed team within the Department of Neuroscience. Prof Amy Brodtmann and her team are global leaders in human cognitive neuroscience research. Her research focuses on the links between stroke, vascular risk factors and neurodegeneration, with an interest in imaging brain network degenerations following stroke and the diagnosis and management of focal onset dementias. 

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Research Administration Officer to provide high-level administrative support to the Cognitive Health Initiative headed by Professor Amy Brodtmann.


The role will involve diary management, coordination of team meetings, management of consumable and equipment purchasing, the preparation of ethics applications, grant reports and research agreements, as well as other duties as required time-to-time.

The successful candidate will be confident problem solver who operates with a focus on timely and accurate administrative support.


  • Minimum 2 years of administration experience within a clinical, healthcare services and/or academic setting (desirable)
  • Strong organisation skills including the ability to work consistently and effectively at all times and take the initiative to run with projects and tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organise own tasks and work effectively as a member of a team to achieve project goals and meet agreed deadlines
  • Be solution-based and responsive – ability to problem solve and plan coherent responses to administrative issues as they arise
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, with the ability to liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong IT skills, with the ability to learn new software systems as required and provide IT support to the team


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

All enquiries to Carolina Restrepo at

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    


  • Closes in 17 days - 15 Oct 2022
  • Published on 19 Sep 2022, 10:43 PM