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Senior Administration Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$87,460 – $92,430 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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  • Level 6, full-time appointment on an ongoing basis
  • Base salary range: $87,460 – $92,430 p.a. 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 School of Social Sciences offers a rich learning and research environment spanning a number of disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes with a focus on the applied social sciences. As well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the School supports an active research program.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under limited direction, provide high level administrative support to the Head of School or Delegate to support the activities of the School of Social Sciences and its Research Centres.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency
  • Chinese language skills and demonstrated capacity to work with Chinese based businesses and institutionsH
  • Highly developed organisational and administrative skills, including attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills for effective collaboration and promotion of events
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including vendors, sponsors, and partners
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies to promote events and engagement activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve common goals
  • Proven ability to address and resolve issues that may arise during events promptly and efficiently

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  PD - [Senior Administration Officer] [516728].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 3 March 2024

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.

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