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Admissions Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$76,422 – $84,705 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
6 Mar 2024
  • Level 5, 0.5 FTE part-time appointment on an ongoing basis.
  • Level 5, 3 x 1.0 FTE full-time contracts on a 2-year fixed term basis.
  • Base salary range: $76,422 – $84,705 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 Brand, Marketing and Recruitment (BMR) division provides organisational wide brand strategy and ongoing brand management, strategic marketing and planning, marketing communications activities; digital communication, research and segmentation. BMR provides sales and marketing planning and campaign assistance to help attract and recruit students. Marketing and recruitment activities planned and implemented by the BMR team are designed to help achieve the University strategic goals of brand and reputation building and attracting domestic and international students to study at UWA. The Admissions team within BMR Division admits high quality domestic and international students to The University through the use of effective, student-focussed processes and a core understanding of the University’s strategic vision for the future.

About the opportunity

Under limited direction, the Admissions Officer will provide a high level of administrative support to the Student Assessment teams in Admissions. The Admissions Officer plays a key role in the assessing, processing, decision making and offer process for undergraduate and postgraduate (including study abroad and exchange) applicants.

About you

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency.
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email, and a willingness and demonstrated ability to acquire further computer skills.
  • Highly developed attention to detail and numerical reasoning skills.
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Substantial experience in an administrative role in a large and complex organisation.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international education systems and qualification frameworks.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File Position Title_ (3).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 Wednesday, 6 March 2024.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Cameron Felmingham 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.

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