Academic Services Officer

Karratha, Australia
10 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Rural Clinical School

  • Karratha based position
  • Level 5, part-time (0.5 FTE) appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Salary range: $69,067 to $76,671 (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • District allowance of $15,922 (pro rata)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the Rural Clinical School

The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia is a unit within the Medical School of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, which provides rural clinical training for WA medical students. The RCSWA spans a breadth of some 3,500kms across multiple sites in WA order to provide a positive rural educational experience, increase the quantity and quality of the rural workforce and in turn improve health outcomes in rural and remote Australia.

About the team

The Academic Services team is responsible for providing academic administration and support services to a wide range of clients including Heads of School, academic staff and students across the Faculty. The team is committed to providing a quality outcome with a focus on continuous improvement.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Academic Services Team Leader, you will provide a high level of administrative support to the area and take a responsible role in the establishment, maintenance and improvement of the office systems and policies and procedures to ensure its efficient operation. You will also provide site level support to students and the Medical Coordinator.

About you

You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications (or equivalent competency) and have substantial relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level. You will be proficient in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email and have highly developed organisational skills. You will also have an ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team. In addition, you will demonstrate highly developed written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service.

Note: The RCSWA spans multiple rural sites and an urban centre node. Staff are required to be based at a nominated site.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of this position please contact Rhonda Worthington, Senior Team Leader on (08) 9022 5667 or

Closing date: Sunday, 5 January 2020

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).