Project Officer

Adelaide, Australia
$72,937 - $80,483 per annum
09 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

You will contribute to the smooth and effective continuity of the University’s student systems through a number of activities, including providing advice on processes, undertaking system analysis, and coordinating upgrades of software.

You will also play a role in the coordination of service projects for student systems, including preparing project plans, scoping, business analysis, and scheduling and reporting on current activities.

Skills and Experience

Tertiary qualifications or equivalent skills and knowledge of business systems is essential. You will have advanced business analysis and project skills, and the ability to prepare reports and documentation.

You will demonstrate a commitment to a customer service culture, and have an understanding of and appreciation for the complex interaction of system structures.  Your strong interpersonal skills will ensure you are successful in your interaction with staff and managers at all levels of the organisation to deliver a high quality product to students.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to only upload a copy of your resume and a cover letter that summarises your skills and experience as they relate to the essential selection criteria for the role. For further information, please contact Jade Windsor, Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 4046 or via email at

Applications close: 9.00am Thursday 20 October 2016

CLICK HERE to access a copy of the position description

Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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