Recruitment Assistant

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $78K + 17% superannuation
20 May 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term ending 2 May 2023
  • Apply your outstanding attraction skills as a Student Recruitment Assistant within our Sydney Future Students portfolio
  • Base Salary $78K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are in a period of exciting change and significant development within our Domestic Recruitment and Access and Sydney Future Student portfolio, as we strive to deliver on our university's ambitious strategic plan. In light of this development, we are seeking an ambitious Student Recruitment Assistant to deliver timely and effective services to our clients whilst also ensuring consistent, high-quality care to our prospective students.

Utilising your service-oriented approach, you will work under the guidance of the Recruitment Coordinator to execute programs which will support the recruitment of prospective students for the University of Sydney. Demonstrating your engagement and people skills, you will develop and maintain relationships with Careers Advisors, provide administrative support for Outreach projects and attend events on behalf of the University of Sydney promoting the University and its offerings.

In this varied and fast paced role, your exceptional multi-tasking abilities are essential as you will be involved in the planning and delivery of multiple events and outreach activities.

About you

  • knowledge and experience working in the higher education industry, with experience in student recruitment or career counseling desirable
  • experience in supporting and coordinating multiple administration projects across a complex organisation
  • excellent organisation and time management skills with high attention to detail
  • initiative and understanding of stakeholder priority, to ensure a customer and client centric approach
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Closing date for applications

11:59pm, Sunday, 29 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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