Administrative Officer

Sydney, Australia
21 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best 

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Psychology has c.40 full-time members of academic staff, 17 general staff and an operating budget of over $11 million. The School administers a 4-year undergraduate professional degree (Bachelor of Psychology) with enrolments of about 60 students per stage. We also offer a Psychological Science degree as well as offering undergraduate courses that are available to students in many of the degree programs offered by the University. Undergraduate enrolments are over 1000 EFTSLs including approximately 65 Honours students. At the postgraduate level, the School offers PhD and MSc degrees as well as 2-year professional Masters degrees and combined PhD/Masters degrees in Clinical and Forensic Psychology. Approximately 60 students are enrolled in the professional Master's programs and 100 in postgraduate research programs.

About the role

  • $82,417 - $87,919 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed-term 2 years
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

This role will be primarily responsible for providing administrative support for the development and running of the School’s Graduate Diploma in Psychology which is scheduled to launch in 2019. This will involve management of student enquiries, the development and maintenance of program-specific guides, policies and procedures, program-specific information for the School’s website and Moodle course sites, and liaison with other UNSW Divisions regarding, for example, admissions and enrolments, assessment, examination and graduation processing and marketing.

The position reports to the School Manager and works closely with School, Faculty and Central teaching and learning staff.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant qualification and substantial relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level.
  • Highly developed organisational skills including the ability to establish priorities, manage complex tasks and projects, and meet competing deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply, interpret, advise on and contribute to the development of policies, systems, manuals, rules, procedures and guidelines.
  • Proven ability to learn and absorb new knowledge and skills quickly.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Kayoko Evon, School Manager


T: 9385 3028

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