Prospective Student Visa and GTE Compliance Officer

7 days left

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $91K + 17% superannuation
02 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing
  • Newly created and exciting opportunity for a compliance driven professional
  • Base Salary $91K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Sydney Future Students Prospective Student Visa and GTE Compliance Officer will support compliance with internal and external obligations as it relates to future students. The role will work across recruitment and admissions teams within Sydney Future Students to assess Genuine Temporary Entry (GTE) risk from prospective students.

The incumbent will conduct GTE checks on all direct applicants as per defined procedures and support the back-to-source verification processes as required. This role also contributes to the holistic management and continuous improvement of the University's operational prospective student visa compliance as well as supporting the improvement of its commercial aspects balanced against risk. This role will work alongside the international agent facing recruitment team to effectively manage international regulatory compliance requirements and University policies and procedures. The role will collate visa intelligence and trends from markets, including from Posts and Home Affairs, to inform decision making, mitigate risk and communicate this via timely reports to the Director, International and other key stakeholders.

About you

  • worked in a similar role with knowledge in student visas and GTE assessments
  • highly detail oriented with an analytical approach to assessments
  • proficient stakeholder management across internal stakeholder
  • strong written and verbal communication by way of objective speech.

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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

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.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact the HR Service Centre on +61 2 9351 2000 or Riviera Son, Recruitment Operations by email to

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Applications Close

Wednesday 17 August 2022 11:59 PM

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