Administrative Officer HDRAC

Darlington, Australia
$79,717 + 17% superannuation
27 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, 12 month fixed term role
  • Excellent opportunity to be valued for your strong administrative skills
  • Base Salary $79,717 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Higher Degree by Research Administration Centre (HDRAC) is looking for two highly motivated and self-driven Administrative Officers to join their high performing team. In this role, you will utilize your strong organizational skills to provide support with a wide range of administrative tasks.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • ensure that high quality and efficient administrative support is provided in a pro-active manner to staff and students
  • support the activities of the centre to ensure optimal service
  • provide additional support in the area of scholarship management and operational support as required
  • respond to a range of enquiries via telephone, email and in person from staff and students

About you

  • excellent customer service skills together with well-developed written and verbal communications skills
  • outstanding technical skills, including the ability to enter, manage, maintain and manipulate data with a high level of accuracy and efficiency
  • well-developed interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • experience in handling enquiries and excellent customer service skills in a strong customer service environment
  • strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods.

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.

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

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Applications Close

Sunday 05 February 2023 11:59 PM

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