Assessment Support Officer

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sydney Medical School
Education Office, Assessment and Evaluation Unit
Reference no. 608/0317

  • Be valued for your exceptional operational support
  • Full time fixed term for two years with the possibility of a further two year extension
  • Remuneration package: $84K-$86K which includes base salary, leave loading and 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Education Office is responsible for the delivery, management, assessment and evaluation of the Sydney Medical Program and the coordination of a standard curriculum in consultation with the Sydney Medical School clinical schools located at several sites.

The Assessment Support Officer will provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to Academic and Senior Professional staff to meet the educational support needs of Assessment in the Sydney Medical Program (SMP).

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for an Assessment Support Officer who possesses:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline
  • Relevant work experience using databases, managing and updating web pages and/or editorial experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the capacity to draft reports, briefings, meeting minutes, agenda papers and correspondence
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and team player
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to plan and work to tight deadlines
  • High level computer skills - proficiency with Blackboard Learn, Microsoft Office software, website creation software, databases and networking applications such as e-mail and calendar packages.
  • Intermediate excel and/or ACCESS skills and experience.

Experience implementing online examinations and work experience in the tertiary education sector would be highly regarded

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 5pm 12 May 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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