Student Support Officer

Geraldton, Australia
29 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH)

  • 2 year full time appointment
  • Geraldton based with occasional regional travel
  • Level 6: $77,122 - $81,629 (plus 17% superannuation)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the area :

the Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is administered by the University of Western Australia and is one of eleven University Departments of Rural Health across Australia, established in 1999 by the Australian Government’s Department of Health and Ageing. Based in Geraldton, WACRH’s work covers a large and varied part of the state and the Centre enjoys excellent relationships with health care providers and communities. The collegial, multidisciplinary team of academics and support staff implement a dynamic program addressing key rural, remote and Aboriginal health issues.

About the opportunity :

as the Student Support Officer, you will be responsible for liaison, orientation, support, data collection and reporting in relation to student placement programs together with involvement in aligned programs and projects offered by WACRH. You will also be a valuable member of this team providing support to students undertaking rural & remote clinical placements and collecting program related data for reporting to major funders.

Enquiries related to this opportunity should be directed to Centre Manager Fraser Adam on (08) 9956 0200 or

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent competency;substantial relevant project and administrative experience at anappropriate level including report writing and records management;
  • proficiency in a range of standard workplace computing skills including maintaining spreadsheets and developing and maintaining relational databases;
  • highly developed organisational skills with an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • an ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team;
  • highly developed written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • experience working with students or trainees.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Applicants should clearly demonstrating how they meet the selection criteria

Closing date: Friday, 8 December 2017

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

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