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Design Project Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$87,460 – $92,430 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

Job Details

Campus Management - UWA

  • Be part of an exciting transformation in the University’s campus and property portfolio and support the delivery of design briefs using your creative interior or graphic design experience
  • Full-time appointment on a permanent basis
  • Base salary range: Level 6, $87,460 – $92,430 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • Salary increases of 5% after 1 July 2024 as per the Enterprise Agreement

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

Campus Management is responsible for planning, designing, developing and managing the University’s campus and property portfolio to support teaching, research and campus life. Campus Management delivers a range of University-wide services including strategic planning, property management, facilities operations, major projects and developments, sustainability, landscape, security and transport.   

As part of the Estate, Planning, Design and Governance team the role has accountability for setting the framework for University estate wide Planning and Governance policies, procedures, standards and for ensuring compliance to the Campus Masterplan, Design Guidelines and Signage/Wayfinding Guidelines.  

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under general direction, provide support to the Campus Planning Associate Director, Architectural and Design Leads, Space Planning and Campus Activation Manager to deliver on design briefs, approvals under the signage and design guidelines, procurement, project documentation, meeting minutes and activation support.   

About you 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency in interior or graphic design
  • Substantial experience of compliance, design, creative briefs and documentation packages  
  • Substantial experience in supporting stakeholder management activities in a complex institutional environment or equivalent 
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, along with high-level consultation and negotiation skills 
  • Proven ability to develop, manage, and allocate resources effectively
  • Highly developed planning and organisational skills 
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills, including Adobe Creative Suite including in-design, illustrator and photoshop, Auto CAD, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and email 

 About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION Design Project Officer - Level 6 .pdf

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

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 16 June 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Danicia Quinlan 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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+(61)006186488 6000
WA 6009

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