Human Resources Officer

Brisbane, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University, our mission, our people, our approach and practices are nothing short of remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Human Resources delivers a comprehensive suite of HR services to approximately 4000 employees working at the University. The role of Human Resources is to provide efficient and effective services to support the employment and management of University staff.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking applications for the position of Human Resources Officer will provide administrative support and assistance in relation to recruitment and selection activities and candidate care management for a dedicated client portfolio. This includes the sourcing of positions, coordination of recruitment activities including interview, flight and accommodation arrangements, and preparing letters of offer.

The position also provides generalist administrative support for direct hire and rehire activities, and employment related matters including maintenance of HR and staff data, on boarding, probation, and performance review activities for academic and general staff.

This is a full-time, continuing position based at the Nathan campus.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess an Associate Diploma in Human Resource Management plus relevant experience in a generalist HR or recruitment administration role, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

You will also possess demonstrated experience in using large HRIS systems with excellent computer skills using a variety of applications, as well as strong organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing demands without compromising standards of service or quality.

Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with your experience in the production of employment documentation and attention to detail, is paramount to the position. Knowledge and experience with PeopleSoft HCM would be well regarded.

Salary range

HEW Level 4: $58,188 - $61,569 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $68,079 - $72,035 per annum.

Application requirements:

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position;
    • Name and email contact of three referees.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Danielle Williams, Manager (HR Advisory Services) on +61 (0) 7 3735 3749 or email

For application queries, please contact Ms Jagoda Piatkowska, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6658.

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 April 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.