Academic Services Officer

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
08 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2018
Ref
IRC106746
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Graduate School of Health

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The UTS Graduate School of Health (GSH) was established in 2011 with the discipline of pharmacy. The disciplines of clinical psychology and orthoptics were added in 2015 and the discipline of physiotherapy in 2017. The new disciplines to the School are genetic counselling and speech pathology, both of which have a planned commencement date of 2019. The School specialises in high quality graduate-entry master’s degrees.

The Academic Services Officer is responsible for supporting the management of admissions and academic portfolio within the Graduate School of Health. You will play a key part in achieving the Graduate School of Health’s graduate entry coursework admissions targets by coordinating a high quality admissions service, as well as assisting colleagues with student recruitment-based activities. This position requires you to develop plans to approach projects, implement solutions and perform a professional level of work in the teaching & learning, curriculum and academic programs portfolio, while supporting education and workforce development activities across the School.

You will bring to the role a high level of customer service and a strong client focus.

You will also have:

  • A  high level of customer service and administrative skills, especially in a high volume outcomes-based service environment
  • A high level of computer literacy with ability and willingness to embrace new technologies, develop and use reporting capabilities and identify opportunities for systems-based process improvements
  • Ability to coordinate the evaluation of operational procedures, policies and systems, make recommendations for improvement and implement new solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to analyse and interpret policy, maintain data integrity, resolve problems for students and staff, prepare reports and assess performance.

Ideally, you will have a broad working knowledge of issues in the higher education sector.

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please download the position description from the link on the UTS website.

Base Salary Range: $77,656 to $84,082 pa (Level 6)

This role attracts 17%superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC99157 please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the following selection criteria in your submission in a separate document:

  1. Demonstrated high level of customer service and administrative skills, especially in a high volume outcomes-based service environment.
  2. Demonstrated ability to coordinate the evaluation of operational procedures, policies and systems, make recommendations for improvement and implement new solutions.
  3. Demonstrated attention to detail with ability to analyse and interpret policy, maintain data integrity, resolve problems for students and staff, prepare reports and assess performance.

For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Answering Selection Criteria​.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC106746.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Julie Small, Recruitment Consultant, on 02 9514 2039 or via email at recruitment@uts.edu.au .

Closing Date:  22nd March 2018 at 11.59 pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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