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Project Officer (Work Instructions Framework)

Adelaide, Australia
$89,733 - $95,718 pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Position Details

  •  Part-Time 0.8 FTE | Fixed term for 6 months.
  • Higher Education Officer Level 6 | $89,733 - $95,718 pro rata
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the Opportunity

The highly consultative position of Project Officer - Work Instructions Framework (WIF) plays a pivotal role in assisting in the advancement of operational efficiency, quality and compliance within the Flinders International Portfolio, following a successful Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) renewal.

The primary focus of the Project Officer (WIF) is contributing to the implementation of a standardise Work Instructions Framework ensuring alignment with established Working Instructions Framework Policy and Objectives and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and compliance.  This will be achieved by:

  • Collaborating across various levels of the International Portfolio to document and standardise operational processes into high-quality Work Instructions.
  • Supporting the analysis of current processes to identify areas for improvement, efficiency gains and better compliance alignment.
  • Engaging with stakeholders to ensure that Work Instructions accurately reflect operational practices and compliance and/or reporting requirements.
  • Assisting in the cultural shift towards working in a systematic, consistent and accountable way, through the Work Instructions Framework, and supporting the Portfolio throughout the implementation phase.

About You

Your inquisitive nature will enhance your ability to engage with staff and stakeholders at all levels and showcase your high-end relationship building capabilities.

Your high attention to detail and multitasking capabilities will enable you to research and collate information from a wide range of sources and an ability to relate tasks to the wider context. Your well-developed written communication skills will produce a range of written correspondence and documentation.

To be successful in this role you will also demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team, within tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office for document management and reporting
  • Exemplary relationship building, written communication and interpersonal skills.

It is highly desirable that you also have experience in project management within educational or regulatory compliance contexts along with familiarity of international education sector regulations (e.g., Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency [TEQSA], Education Services for Overseas Students [ESOS] and National Code)

About the Portfolio of the Vice-President & Pro Vice-Chancellor (International): 

The Portfolio of the Vice-President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) is structured to deliver future needs including strategic leadership to further enhance performance, strengthen capacity, whilst setting an ambitious strategy for 2023 and beyond!!! Key to this is driving international student enrolments through an enhanced focus on international recruitment and partnerships working in close collaboration with our Colleges and Portfolios.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people. If you are a hardworking, dedicated professional, with a passion for students and global education - we want to hear from you!! If you can see yourself contributing to the ambitious agenda of Flinders University in a friendly, collegial, fun and vibrant workplace - come join us!

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information


Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

26 June 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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