Education Administration Officer, Clinical

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary of $78,077 – $87,420 + 17% superannuation
23 May 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
  • Multiple full-time and part-time roles available on a fixed term-and continuing basis
  • Support processes for teaching activities in our Clinical Schools
  • Base Salary of $78,077 - $87,420 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is now ranked 38th in the world for 2022 university rankings, moving up 5 places in the last year. Our graduate employability is 1st in Australia, and 4th in the world; our subject rankings in Medicine are rated 1st in Australia, and 18th in the world.

As such, we are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University's ambitious strategic plan, we are seeking multiple Education Administration Officers (Clinical) to join our education unit to support our clinical schools:

The Education Administration Officers (Clinical) will be interpreting, advising, and implementing relevant University policy and practices and assisting academic, teaching and professional staff with general policy interpretation and other procedural issues related to education support services.

The Education Administration Officers (Clinical) will be primarily supporting one of the above clinical schools and may be required to travel between locations to support other work areas from time to time.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • assisting with the implementation of program-specific operational projects and continuous improvement initiatives in the work area
  • liaising with and establishing effective working relationships with clinical and professional staff to ensure that the work area's education support, learning, curriculum and teaching priorities and needs are effectively met
  • maintaining relevant databases and contact lists to support learning and teaching activities, e.g., tutor/clinician/patient actor databases
  • supporting the compilation of academic content and materials prepared by academic, clinical, and teaching staff for printed publication and uploading to Canvas/online systems.

About you

  • 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
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and achieve required outcomes
  • superior computer skills, including database maintenance, experience with Microsoft Office (in particular Excel) together with experience operating with large, corporate-level database and information systems
  • experience working in a tertiary or healthcare organisation will be highly regarded.

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 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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

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 Esra Yavuzcehre, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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Applications Close

Sunday 05 June 2022 11:59 PM

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