Position Details
Reference Number 19466
Position Title Database Administration and Education Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Cancer Research
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Classification To: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Research Computing Facility provides data services support for research across Peter Mac. Key to this support are data management platforms which require administration and management. This is a 12 month fixed term opportunity and will provide:

  • Administrative and technical support in the use of data management platforms
  • Education programs to enable and uplift platform users
  • Other required support such as database development and data management

Key requirement of this role include:

  • Experience in database platform administration
  • Experience in database development
  • Extensive experience using REDCap for either administration or development
  • An understanding of data and data management concepts in research and clinical environments
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent documentation and record-keeping skills


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Experience in database platform administration
Essential: Experience in database development
Essential: Extensive experience using REDCap for either administration or development
Essential: Understanding of data and data management concepts in research and clinical environments
Desirable: Experience delivering training
Desirable: Proficiency with learning management system (LMS) e-learning technology
Desirable: Experience in a service desk support role using a ticketing system, such as SNOW or JIRA
Desirable: Understanding of the principles of continuous service improvement
Desirable: Demonstrated experience in collecting and collating information for reports and other documentation
Contact Person Jason Ellul
Contact Number 03 8559 6546
Alternate Contact Person Gareth Jones
Alternate Contact Number 03 855 97362
Closing Date 28/09/2021
Position Description
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