Regional Engagement Officer, HEO 6

Mount Gambier, Australia
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Regional Hub at Mount Gambier Campus
  • Full-time, one (1) year fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $77,454 - $85,467 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The University of South Australia has a long-standing commitment to delivering high quality programs in regional South Australia, including through its Mount Gambier Campus. A suite of undergraduate degrees in areas including Education, Midwifery, Nursing and Social Work, and enabling courses (Aboriginal Pathways and Foundation Studies) are offered at Mount Gambier to meet the needs of local rural and regional communities.

As the Regional Engagement Officer, you will work closely with the Regional Manager to operationalise the Regional Engagement Framework and Regional Action Plan in the Limestone Coast and South Western (SW) Victorian regional areas by engaging with local industry, government agencies and students and providing high level research and project management support.

In this role, you will be a key contact and communication point for internal and external stakeholders and supports both strategic and operational work within the Mount Gambier Regional Hub. Are you looking for a key role and want to make an impact throughout the region to enhance the Campus profile? Then this job is for you…apply now!

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or proven project management experience which involves the development and execution of projects. You will be skilled at building strong relationships, collaborating and negotiating with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds in a range of contexts and settings to achieve desired outcomes.

To be successful in the role, you will have excellent team-working, problem solving, research and writing skills along with a high level of initiative and diplomacy.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1257.

Applications close: 9:00 am Thursday 28 June 2018

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current DHS Child-Related Employment Screening assessment. SK91651A

Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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