Project Officer, Innovation Hub

Camperdown, Australia
15 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Sydney Innovation Hub (iHub)

  • Responsible for Innovation Hub communications and events across the University
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Full-time fixed term for 12 months, remuneration package: $97Kp.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

This role provides professional support to the Head, Innovation Hub and the Program Manager and has operational responsibility for The University of Sydney Innovation Hub’s internal and external communications and events. The Project Officer coordinates the implementation and delivery of communications and events in order to meet established milestones and deliverables.

In this position, you will:

  • coordinate Innovation Hub’s events across the university
  • plan and implement effective and impactful Innovation Hub communications both internally and externally
  • cultivate and manage stakeholder relationships to deliver high-impact events
  • build relationships and manages project communications with stakeholders.

Remuneration package

Level 6 $97,156 p.a. (which includes a base salary $82,098p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation)

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 Project Officer, Innovation Hub who possesses:

  • tertiary qualifications and/or relevant work experience in marketing, communications and engagement
  • excellent administrative skills, coupled with a general understanding of the project life cycle, project documentation, project standards and methodologies
  • experience managing a diverse group of key internal/external stakeholders on large or complex projects
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters.

About us

The University of Sydney Innovation Hub is the University’s core centre for interdisciplinary innovation in real-world learning. The Innovation Hub’s focus is on the student experience – developing a leading, cross-disciplinary, innovation program that is nationally and globally competitive, available in both a curricular and co-curricular capacity. The establishment of the Hub responds to a fast emerging interest amongst pre-experience and post-experience students to develop entrepreneurial competencies, cross-disciplinary capabilities, and the ability to think creatively.

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 Monday 2 April 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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