Project Team Assistant

Camperdown, Australia
$73K + 17% superannuation
27 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing
  • Be valued for your exceptional customer service and project support experience
  • Base Salary $73K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Library Central Services team is looking for an experienced Project Team Assistant to join their team. In this role, you will work across a range of projects focused on client services, organising and preparing for project meetings and taking minutes, attend project meetings collaborating with the project lead, and support project activities undertaken by the Central Services and cross divisional teams. You will also be involved with promoting and assisting with Library events.

In addition, the role involves rostered work on frontline service points assisting with learning and research support enquiries. You will work on various identified tasks across the Library, at all Library sites.

About you

  • excellent customer service and a focus on service improvement
  • good organisational and time management skills
  • teamwork, adaptability, and flexibility in a complex and challenging environment
  • good written and spoken communication skills with attention to detail
  • post-secondary qualifications.

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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

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Applications Close

Saturday 11 February 2023 11:59 PM