Business Administrative Officer, School of Education

Sydney, Australia
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Penrith Campus
Full-Time, Ongoing Position

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with 2,500 staff and 40,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.  

The School of Education is seeking to appoint a Business Administrative Officer to work within the Dean’s Unit. The Business Administrative Officer reports to the School Manager, and works in collaboration with other professional staff to support the School Manager in the efficient operation of the School by ensuring the provision of high level, collaborative administrative and financial support.

The position manages workforce and student-load planning to ensure the adequate provision of resources for future teaching sessions. It is also responsible for the timely and accurate coordination of the School’s financial function. 

In addition, the Business Administrative Officer will supervise a Business Analyst to manage the School’s data modelling and analysis, facilitating solutions to business problems.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual, with strong relational skills as well as a sound understanding of School / Faculty operations. Ideally, the successful candidate and will have worked in a similar position, as an administration or financial coordinator in an education setting previously. Training and development will be provided to the successful candidate. 

For further information, please access the position description via WSU Careers. 

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Penrith campus although travel between the Penrith and Bankstown campuses will be required on occasion.

Remuneration package: HEW Level 7 $99,866 to $107,757 (comprising Salary $84,388 to $91,056 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation, plus leave loading). 

Position enquiries: Veronica De Paoli, School Manager – School of Education on (02) 4736 0037 or email 

Closing date: 21 January 2018 

To view the Position Description and to apply for this position, please go to the University's current vacancies website at