Post Graduate Course Work Support Officer

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

Faculty of Science

  • Provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to academic and teaching staff Coordinate the compilation of academic content and materials for postgraduate coursework programs
  • Coordinate accreditation requirements for one or more programs of study & ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory controls
  • Full-time continuing, Camperdown based, HEO5

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Manager, Student Experience, you will be working as part of the Education team which is responsible for the delivery of support for educational quality, educational innovation, educational design, faculty-based appeals, and educational integrity. In this role, you will provide broad range of education support for the work area and its academic and teaching staff.  You will liaise with and establish effective working relationships with key staff to ensure that the postgraduate coursework program education support, learning and teaching priorities and needs are effectively met.

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.

 To be considered, you will possess:

  • tertiary qualifications with some relevant work experience; and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training
  • effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) together with strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement, along with the ability to prioritise workload during busy periods
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes
  • experience supporting specific coursework education programs, preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • experience working in a tertiary environment with working knowledge of using Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard, together with sound understanding of educational activities
  • extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures and administrative processes within a tertiary environment.

 To be considered, it is essential that you upload a CV and address the online selection criteria.

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 1801/0917 to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 18 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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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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