Administrator in Law Innovation and technology Hub

Randwick, Australia
20 Oct 2017
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06 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Law. Ranked 15th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society.  UNSW Law includes more than 90 academics, many of whom are leaders in their areas of research interest. The Faculty’s research is organised around a range of centres and disciplinary clusters.

Law, Technology and Innovation Hub. The Hub is being established to develop and co-ordinate research on issues at the intersection of law, innovation and technology. This includes analysis of the impact of technological change on law, how law shapes innovation pathways and how technology impacts on legal practice and legal institutions. The Hub aims to become a global leader in solving legal problems and communicating solutions and ideas arising from technological innovation. It strives to be a collaborative base for industry, government, the not-for-profit sector and researchers across multiple disciplines to engage with questions arising from technological change and innovation. The Hub will be forward-looking, developing creative, well researched solutions to emerging – and yet to emerge – problems.

About the role

  • $82,417- $87,919 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed term until 31 October 2020, with the possibility of extension subject to funding
  • Part time (14 hours / 2 days a week)

The Hub Administrator is responsible for managing all administrative requirements and ensuring the successful operation of a new Law Innovation and Technology Hub at UNSW Law. This includes development of a communications strategy, liaison with media, maintenance of Hub webpage, creating and maintaining a list of contacts, organising events, the timely production of quarterly newsletters and annual reports, and general administrative support. The position works closely with the Hub Director to ensure the achievement of the Hub’s strategic objectives. 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and subsequent relevant experience or at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • The ability to work independently in achieving strategic objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and manage complex tasks requiring attention to detail

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Lyria Bennett Moses, Hub Director and Associate Professor


T: (61 2) 9385 2254

Applications close: 11:59 pm, Monday 6 November 2017