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Project and Administration Officer

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
Camperdown
Closing date
3 Jan 2024

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Professional Services, Administrative
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Details




  • Full time, fixed term role until July 2024

  • Exciting opportunity to join the School of Medical Sciences and work within the NSW Brain Tissue Resource Centre

  • Base Salary from $95,860 + 17% superannuation






About the opportunity



The School of Medical Sciences is recognised as one of the leading centres for medical science education in the world. With over 100 years of excellence in education, we are proud to be training the next generation of medical scientists who will be leading members of the medical research community with an innovative integrated curriculum. Our team of researchers lead key internationally competitive research from molecules to medicines, from patient to policy across a range of therapeutic areas.



The NSW Brain Tissue Resource Centre (BTRC) is a specialised research laboratory located in the Charles Perkins Centre. The primary aim of the BTRC is to collect and store human brain tissue that has been clinically and pathologically characterised to facilitate a wide range of research into neurological and psychiatric disorders.
The Project and Administration Officer will play a key role in supporting the NSW Brain Tissue Resource Centre and the associated brain donor program, Using our Brains. This is an established donor program that is looking to launch a next stage recruitment drive to the wider community including those with alcohol use disorders as well those who are ageing well. The role involves the successful execution of strategic, proactive, multi-faceted communication approaches to impart knowledge, build and extend effective channels of communication and leverage collaborations across sectors to improve outcomes for affected Australians. This position includes carrying a pager and potentially responding to donors, their families or other stakeholders (time in lieu is given to compensate).



Your key responsibilities will be to:




  • provide project management support for the Using our Brains donor program

  • manages project data and supports analysis and development of reports

  • provides general administrative support for the project

  • builds relationships and manages project communications with project stakeholders

  • undertake ad-hoc projects and other activities.






About you

fantastic interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters



  • excellent administrative skills, coupled with a general understanding of the project life cycle, project documentation, project standards and methodologies

  • strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • an understanding of ethical and privacy requirements of health-related research

  • experience in data management and maintenance

  • proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • a valid driver's license.




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



Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.



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, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Ajaypal Singh Recruitment Operations, by email to ajaypal.singh@sydney.edu.au.



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Company

The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.

Campuses

The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.

Faculties

The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
Australia

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