Senior Administrative Officer, Fees and Scholarships

Sydney, Australia
15 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Administration Services

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in scholarships or student fees
  • Support the continuous improvement of fees and scholarships processes and systems
  • Full-time continuing, up to three positions available

About the opportunity 

We are seeking a Senior Administrative Officer to join our Fees and Scholarships team and take a senior role in the management of international and domestic student fees or to manage a portfolio of scholarships and prizes awarded to University of Sydney students. There are 3 vacant positions, 1 in the Fees team and 2 in the Scholarships team.

Working in either area will involve taking responsibility for significant functions within the team. In the Scholarships team you will manage the establishment of new scholarship and prize programs and advertise, rank and award scholarships. Within the Fees teams, your role will be focused on the administration of student fees, covering compliance, customer service and issues management.

These roles require a constant focus on continuous improvement, a high level of customer service and provide considerable advice and expertise across the University to academic and professional staff as well as external stakeholders. 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. We are looking for 3 Senior Administrative Officers who demonstrate:

  • experience in either scholarships or student fees or similar
  • the ability to identify opportunities for change and implement improvements
  • extensive experience in customer service and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • the ability to apply initiative, sound judgement and analytical skills in solving problems.

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 our campuses, we employ over 7600 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: 5pm 28 February 2018

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

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