Charles Sturt University

  • Work with a newly established research institute
  • Use your business development experience to help progress world class research
  • Highly collaborative role building opportunities to achieve growth objectives

The Role

  • Continuing, Full time
  • Level 8 – $107,199 to $121,340 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga or Wagga Wagga

You will support the development of relationships, both internally and externally, leading to co-investment, contracts and grants that are aligned with the Gulbali Institute, and overarching University Strategy 2030.

This is a collaborative role working with a broad range of academic and professional stakeholders to build new research and development opportunities and expand existing relationships with partners by growing the number of research and industry collaborations, developing funding proposals and facilitating implementation plans for key activities.

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience coordinating large and complex work programs
  • An understanding of the Australian agricultural, water and environmental sector
  • Stakeholder engagement skills to effectively manage and develop strategic relationships
  • Experience in financial modelling with ability to prepare business cases to ensure proposal viability
  • Strong project management and process design experience including revenue pipeline management experience (for commercial opportunities)

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description.

If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Office of Engagement and Enterprise provides strategic leadership, expertise, and a range of services to support whole-of-University goals associated with its commercial and strategic intent. In achieving these goals, the Office collaborates with a broad network of external stakeholders. In addition, the Office works with all areas of the Charles Sturt community to build university capability and develop a strong and integrated approach to business development, community engagement, internal and external communications, government relations and advancement.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Chelsea Schlink | Director, Business Development (Gulbali Institute) | [email protected] | Ph: 02 6051 9039

Closing Date: 11 pm, 4 March 2024