Education Support Officer, Physics

3 days left

Sydney, Australia
AU$89,000 - AU$96,000 per annum + 17% Super
12 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time continuing position at the School of Physics
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus at the Faculty of Science
  • Base Salary $89K - $96K p.a. (HEO6) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Physics is welcoming applications for an experienced Education Support Officer to provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to Academic and Teaching staff to meet the educational support needs of the Faculty.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide education support services in line with academic requirements and the overall timetable for the work area
  • coordinate accreditation requirements for one or more programs of study
  • ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory controls
  • ensure a safe working environment for all staff and students
  • coordinate the compilation of academic content and materials prepared by Academic and Teaching staff for research-based programs of study, for printed publications and/or uploading to Canvas/online systems.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Education Support Officer who has:

  • a tertiary qualification with some relevant work experience; and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training
  • effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) together with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement, along with the ability to prioritise workload during busy periods
  • experience working in a tertiary environment with working knowledge of using Learning Management Systems such as Canvas, together with sound understanding of timetabling/rostering of student activities
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes
  • experience delivering education programmes, preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures and administrative processes within a tertiary environment.

Closing date for applications

11:30 pm, Wednesday 26th January 2022

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

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