Membership of Research Advisory Committee and HDAC.
Convening the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee.
Dealing with student grievances and complaints.
Student managing through Higher Degree forms (admission, application etc).
Assisting the Research Office in order to provide Quality Assurance to the management of HDR students across the University.
Interpreting examiners reports for students and supervisors.
Membership of the University Thesis examination committee for examination of theses scoring outside 1 and 2 grades.
Membership of the Admission and Progress Committee.
Liaising with external supervisors.
Reading research proposals from the Faculty and providing feedback to students and supervisors.
Providing comments and critique on all University research proposals as part of the University Quality Assurance mechanism.
Resolving differences among examiners.
Admission enquiries and advice within the Faculty.
Conduct Faculty based Post Graduate training sessions - (for example in Science and Agriculture this involves running the Seminar and Workshop day - equivalent to a conference with 4 concurrent sessions).
Advising the Dean on Faculty examination matters.
Convening meetings re examinations within the Faculty and managing this within Faculty processes associated with examinations.
Appointment of supervisors in conjunction with Heads of Schools and Dean.
Improving completion rates by pro-actively working with students through research presentations seminars, maintaining regular contact with all students, encouraging our off-campus students to come on campus more regularly, regularly maintaining contact with on-campus students.
Advising students on regulations, leave, scholarships and annual reports.
Ethics and project management issues and training.
Work directly with HDR students by reading draft chapters where situations are problematic and to support supervisors.
Becoming the principal supervisor of students when other supervisors are absent.
Maintaining and developing supervision register for the Faculty by working with staff retraining courses.
Monitor research methods and research proposal subjects.
Involvement with Honours students and Honour programs as part of maintaining and encouraging entry to HDR programs.
Assisting students and supervisors with budgets related to research support.