Research Data Lead

Research Data Lead

University Library

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $84,206 to $94,282 per annum (HEO 7)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The University Library Directorate includes the Dixson Library, the Law Library and the University’s Archives and Heritage Centre. The Directorate is in a journey of realigning its structure to support strategic initiatives in learning teaching and research at the University. We are moving towards a profound cultural change to reinvigorate processes and services to support an ever changing technological environment and the challenges in higher education. A culture that encourages collaboration among team members, nurtures innovation, encourages creativity and recognises contribution. This truly collaborative environment is infused in day to day operations and the organisation’s culture.

About the role

The Research Data Lead plays a key role in the management of research data within the University, working closely with Library staff, Research Services, Information Technology Directorate, Faculties and Research Centres, academic staff and postgraduate researchers. This role is responsible for leading the development of engagement, outreach, training and support services aligned with the requirements of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and research funding agencies and UNE policies for data management planning, research data storage and accessibility.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of current technologies and standards in research data management, high level analytical and problem solving skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Blanca Pizzani phone 02 6773 1992 or email To find out more about the Library visit

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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Closing Date:   21 July 2019

Reference No:   219129

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Job region
University of New England
Full time
$84,206 to $94,282 per annum (HEO 7)
Blanca Pizzani phone 02 6773 1992
Closing date
Sunday 21 July 2019