Administrative Assistant, Examinations and Progression

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$68,640 – $72,913 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation
10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, ongoing appointment
  • Base salary range: Level 4 $68,640 – $72,913 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The area of Student Life was created to focus on delivering student experience and engagement that provides the greatest value for students and ensuring consistency of experience across the organisation.

Student Life is responsible for improving student satisfaction, advocacy, and retention and employment rates, and building value for each student segment that are integrated across the enterprise and deliver on the brand promise.

Student Life encompasses a number of core services delivered through Student Services, Student Wellbeing, and Student Experience service.

About the opportunity

You will provide efficient and effective support in planning, coordinating, organising and administering aspects of the annual examinations and progression cycle. You will be expected to foster productive working relationships with School and other administrative staff and maintain a strong customer focus and commitment to the highest standards of service delivery in all aspects of the examinations and progression process.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Year 12 or equivalent competency
  • Considerable relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spread sheets, databases, internet and email
  • Well-developed organisational skills, demonstrated skills in accuracy, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to work under pressure particularly during the examinations period
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Administrative Assistant (Examinations & Progression) 514019.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Friday, 24 March 2023

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Tamara Ranasinghe at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.