Research Director

  • Newly created role
  • Build your own team
  • Improving civil justice for Victorians
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Law Foundation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Research
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VLF088
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Jarrod Hall | Evolve Recruitment
M: 0437 091 984 | E:

Position Details

Since establishment in 1967, the Victoria Law Foundation has been committed to helping the community better understand the law. We are embarking in a new direction with the development of a leading research unit focusing on questions of access to justice in civil law. This presents an exciting opportunity to build a strong evidence base for what works in the Victorian justice system.

The Research Director is a unique opportunity for the right person to establish a research unit and make a valuable contribution to improving service delivery and policy in justice.

You will be a critical member of the Foundation's leadership team with responsibility for the strategic development and resource management for the unit.

Committed to excellence and rigour, and highly motivated to make a difference you will have:

  • extensive expertise in rigorous research design – quantitative and qualitative
  • exceptional skill and experience in research on systems and citizen experience, preferably in civil justice
  • demonstrated capacity to develop and implement a research strategy
  • high level skills in presenting to a range of audience on the work and findings
  • capacity to quickly develop strong networks and collaborate effectively
  • experience in applying for and securing funding
  • strong experience as a member of a leadership group
  • background in developing a team including building skills and knowledge.

Employment type: Ongoing - full time or part time

Salary: Up to $190K inclusive of super

Applications close: Monday 24 September 2018

How to apply:  For a full position description and information on the recruitment process, download the recruitment pack.

You can apply for the position online through the Victorian Government careers website (click the Apply Now button).
The job reference for this role is: VG/VLF088.

Please note that in order to apply through the Careers website you will need to be registered for this service. When completing your registration we only require you to complete the compulsory fields.

In order to be considered for the role please submit with your application:
• a current CV;
• covering letter; and
• referees


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