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PD Sessions @ Zoom: Career pathways (possibilities) for research management and administration professionals in Australia: A year pilot study
The Research Management and Administration (RMA) is a profession with diverse job roles and opportunities making it professionally challenging to identify suitable career pathways. The data used in this study was obtained from job opportunities that were externally advertised by universities through job websites (e.g., Seek and Indeed), professional social media (LinkedIn) and specialist websites (e.g., Times Higher Education, and ARMS’ job opportunities page). The extracted data included advertising institution, position, salary, basics of employment, salary scheme – Higher Education Officer/Worker level, working hours, and (education, knowledge, and skills). The study identified 10 RMA career categories with more than 50 career possibilities depending on skills, interests and HEO/HEW level. The baseline dataset generated in this study could be used as a tool for career progression planning for RMA professionals.
DATE: 15 February 2023
TIME: 12 PM - 1 PM AEDT
Dr Olumide Odeyemi
University of Tasmania
Dr Olumide Odeyemi is a highly passionate Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) accredited (ARMF) research management professional, with extensive experience supporting research funding applications submitted to various national and international funding schemes, and funding bodies. His background in Research Management and Administration includes pre-award management of competitive research grants, consultancy and contract research, identifying funding opportunities, proposal development, process improvement, research/er development, research project costing and pricing, eligibility and compliance management with working knowledge of national and international legislations, and regulations governing the conduct of research.
His specialties include pre-award process improvement, proposal development, costing and pricing research projects, research/er development, research impact and engagement, working with industry, and identifying funding opportunities.
His expertise has helped to reduce the internal approval process from 8 weeks to 1 week (87.5% approval time reduction) and developed a system for parallel assessment of external grant applications by the School and College management team aside co-developing a simplified Research Block Grant calculator for College management.
In 2021, he was awarded the Research Funding Due Diligence Award, and co-awarded Vice Chancellor’s Service Excellence Award and Research Division’s Service Excellence Award.
He is currently serving as the co-convenor of the Tasmanian ARMS Chapter.
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