Project Officer, School of Rural Medicine

Inverell, Australia
29 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Rural Medicine

  • Position based in Inverell
  • 12 month fixed-term, part-time - 7 hours per week
  • $ 69,017 to $ 79,587 per annum, part time pro rata (HEO Level 5)
  • 9.5% - 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Applicants must have applicable work rights for the term of the contract. UNE will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The School of Rural Medicine was established in 2008. The School comprises approximately 50 on-campus staff (including clinical and research staff) and significant numbers of medical staff associates with clinical operations throughout the region which includes General Practitioners within the New England Region. The School has alliances with regional, state, national and international education, research and health organisations. The School is responsible for delivering the Joint Medical Program (JMP), a partnership between Hunter New England Local Health Network, Central Coast Local Health Network, The University of Newcastle and the University of New England, which will deliver quality medical opportunities to regional Australia. Further information can be found on the website at

About the role

The Project Officer provides administrative support to the delivery of the Phase 3 curriculum of the Joint Medical Program in Inverell.

The Project Officer reports directly to the Clinical Dean, Tablelands Clinical School. The Project Officer works closely with the Senior Lecturer / AProf Rural Medicine, with the Year 4/5 Managers at Tablelands and Peel clinical schools, and with local GPs and the Hunter New England Local Health District in Inverell.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing:

  • leadership in the delivery of quality client services, including excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • effective communication with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and the ability to build strong relationships with a diverse range of professional stakeholders;
  • superior organisational skills, including the ability to work to strict deadlines and manage multiple competing tasks with attention to detail; and
  • excellent computer skills using a range of relevant software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and browser software.

This role may require travel from time to time. The occupant may be required to be flexible in their working arrangements as required by the School to accommodate visiting teaching staff or clinical assessments that may take place outside of normal working hours.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Michelle Guppy: phone 02 6773 3579 or email

Closing Date: 18 October 2020

Reference No: 220078

To Apply

Your application should be comprised of:

  1. One page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in the role at UNE;
  2. A current resume containing details of 3 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past 2 years as your manager or supervisor;
  3. Responses to the selection criteria contained in the position statement available at 

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.