Student Recruitment and Facilities Officer

Dubbo, Australia
$79,717 + 17% superannuation + assistance with relocation where applicable
30 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time fixed term position until December 2024
  • Exciting opportunity to support the School of Rural Health Doctor of Medicine program located in Dubbo, NSW
  • Base salary of $79,717 + 17% superannuation + assistance with relocation where applicable

About the opportunity:

The School of Rural Health (SRH) has been delivering long term rural placements for The University of Sydney year 3 and 4 medical students in Orange and Dubbo for over 15 years. In 2022, The University of Sydney commenced delivery of its four-year graduate entry Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program in two streams; a Metropolitan stream based on the University's Camperdown campus in Sydney, and a Dubbo stream based at the School of Rural Health in Dubbo.

We have a position available for a Student Recruitment and Facilities Officer who will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative tasks. This includes coordinating and supporting recruitment of students to the School of Rural Health in both Dubbo and Orange as well as managing the accommodation, teaching and administration facilities in Dubbo. Occasional out of hours work and regular manual handling tasks are also required of this role.

This position is located at Dubbo. Dubbo, NSW is a vibrant regional centre that offers the benefits of space and a relatively laid-back lifestyle with the amenities of a major city. Home to Aboriginal people of the Wiradjuri Nation, Dubbo connects and services a broad catchment population of 120, 000 people in the Orana Region and has daily flights to a number of regional and metropolitan centres. For more information on Dubbo and surrounds, see Frequent travel between Dubbo sites and limited travel between Dubbo and Orange is a requirement of this position, therefore a driver's license is required.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • coordinate and support recruitment of Sydney Medical School students to the School of Rural Health
  • support events management for the work area
  • coordinate facilities management and the coordination of contractors, and maintenance scheduling
  • coordinate resource allocation for students/staff and other administration tasks relating to student support
  • participation in WHS compliance processes and relevant committees
  • support the orientation and induction of students and staff to the area.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you have:

  • a relevant degree or qualification in one or more of the following areas: educational/business administration, hospitality, or related area and/or equivalent level of skills and experience
  • demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills including good interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation
  • demonstrated organisation and administrative skills including proficiency in email, internet applications, database creation and management of Microsoft Office Suite including the ability to utilise Excel or expenditure calculations
  • proven high level organisation skills, including demonstrated attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, time management skills, the ability to prioritise workload, and manage competing demands.
  • demonstrated experience in educational administration, student coordination and/or facilities management/hospitality or experience in a similar environment.

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. This role requires compliance with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021.

The University of Sydney supports and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation at every level of study, work, and research. It is a core part of our purpose as a university.

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. As per the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021, you will perform work in a setting that is subject to a vaccination directive, and as such, the University will require proof of your vaccination status or medical contraindication.

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. It is essential you address the criteria in the Position Description within your application in a separate statement (attached to your CV/resume).

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, please contact Tuana Sanders, Administration Manager, via email to If you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Esra Yavuzcehre, Recruitment Consultant, via email to

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Applications Close

Wednesday 14 December 2022 11:59 PM

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