Scheduling Consultant

Sydney, Australia
11 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed term 1 year contract
  • $93k - $101K + 9.5% super + Leave Loading
  • Kensington location

The Organisation

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

The Student Services and Systems (SSaS) function of UNSW exists to deliver the strategic and operational student services and systems support to UNSW. Student Services and Systems are responsible for managing key services that facilitate the entry and progression of students in their program at the University; the administration of key academic governance processes; and systems that support and enable these services. The department is part of the Division of the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor Education, and is comprised of the following units  Admissions Office, Academic Administration, Scheduling, Student Administration, Student Information Services, UNSW Co-op Program and UNSW Scholarships.

About the role

The Scheduling Consultant is responsible for contributing to the delivery of UNSW timetabling and scheduling services to meet the UNSW Scientia Educational Experience, and will be part of the team who produce and maintain the UNSW central timetables. This position will also provide detailed advice and support to School and Faculty staff in the management and maintenance of their classes in the University’s student systems. It will also be required to provide venue advice and information on the University’s learning and teaching spaces and to support all casual booking processes.

About the Successful Candidate

  • Relevant degree and experience or equivalent competency gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to establish effective working relationships as well as understand and manage conflicting needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, accurately and with close attention to detail, manage workflows, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to deliver operational services in a high volume work environment
  • Well-developed critical thinking and analytical skills for problem solving of operational challenges as well as improving or developing new or existing services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of University class scheduling drivers, processes and systems
  • Demonstrated skills in engaging and negotiating with a wide range of stakeholders and a capacity to influence decisions
  • Ability and capacity to implement required UNSW health and safety policies and procedures

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria nominated in the Position Description. Please note applications sent to the contact below will not be accepted.


Kim Symons, Talent Acquisition Consultant


P: 02 9385 0670

Applications close: Wednesday 26 June @ 11pm

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.