Admissions Assistant

Sydney, Australia
$72K + 17% superannuation
09 May 2022
End of advertisement period
16 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing
  • Exciting opportunity to learn and develop knowledge of the University's student life cycle
  • Base Salary $72K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The admissions team leads the strategic direction and implementation of the University's admissions plan. We are seeking an Admissions Assistant to support the Admissions group in the assessment and processing of student applications to the University of Sydney. This position is a key role in the delivery of the University's objective to admit talented students both domestically and internationally.

Deploy your extensive customer service, administration, and communication skills to support staff and students with enquiries related to admission policies, systems and procedures. In this role you will be handling important information, so your attention to detail is key to be able to deliver clean and concise information.

About you

  • high quality customer service skills with the ability to interpret and apply appropriate regulations
  • knowledge of Microsoft Office, including spread sheets and databases
  • proven administration, communication and data analysis skills within a results focused, high-volume environment
  • previous exposure to policies, systems, processes, and procedures relating to admissions
  • professional, productive, and positive relationships with faculty administrative staff, academics, and other internal stakeholders.

Closing date for applications

11:59 pm, Monday, 16 May 2022

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

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 roles 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

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Riviera Son, Recruitment Operations by email to

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