School Administration Officer

Sydney, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

School of Civil Engineering

  • Opportunity to provide high-level administrative support
  • Located at Darlington Campus
  • Full-time fixed term for 13 months, remuneration package: $97Kp.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

As an essential part of the administration team within the School of Civil Engineering the position provides administrative support to the School, by looking after all aspects of postgraduate student administration remaining on School level as well as the establishment and management of all postgraduate scholarships; course and timetable review and establishment, coordination of all postgraduate research schemes and support.

In this position, you will:

  • manage general administrative services and operational support by the work area
  • manage record keeping and reporting for the work area
  • provide school-specific administration services and support.

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 a School Administration Officer who possesses:

  • tertiary qualifications in business administration and/or equivalent relevant experience in business administration
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • excellent customer service skills
  • well-developed negotiation, conflict resolution, relationship building and influencing skills.

About us

The School of Civil Engineering has a reputation for the quality of its graduates, for the breadth, depth and innovation in its undergraduate curriculum, and for the strength of its research and postgraduate teaching programs. The School's research and teaching are primarily in the fields of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, fluids and environmental engineering, and project management.

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 our campuses, we employ more than 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 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.

How to apply

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.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11.30pm 23 November 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.

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