Project Administrator

Cumberland/Camperdown, Australia
13 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to support projects within FHS Relocation Program
  • Primary location at Cumberland campus with some time also spent at Mallett Street and Camperdown Campuses
  • Full-time fixed term until 31 December 2019 with a potential 6-month extension; base salary $73K p.a. plus superannuation

Job Reference Number: 1472/0718F

About the opportunity 

The Faculty of Health Sciences is relocating the entire Cumberland campus to a new purpose-built building at Camperdown campus in 2020. The Relocation Program consists of a number of projects to support the exit from the Cumberland campus, and the planning for operational readiness in the new building. The Project Administrator performs day to day tasks associated with the provision of project management and project administration to support a number of projects within the Program. The Administrator provides administrative support for the implementation of activities and projects to support the Programs objectives. This includes assisting with the management and coordination of projects, sourcing information, setting up meetings and workshops, supporting the change and communication strategies and undertaking hands on work to support the delivery of the program. 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Project Administrator who possesses:

  • Certificate qualifications and/or relevant work experience, preferably in project administration
  • Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent administrative skills, coupled with a general understanding of the project life cycle, project documentation, project standards and methodologies
  • A “hands on” attitude and willingness to undertake a broad range of activities to support the delivery of the project work.

Experience in the higher education/tertiary sector and in office or building relocation is highly desirable.

About us

The Faculty of Health Sciences is the largest health sciences faculty in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. It is internationally recognised for quality and innovation in teaching and research. The Faculty consists of seven disciplines, six priority areas of research and three research centres. 

The Faculty provides professional preparation degrees, at both undergraduate and graduate entry level, for a comprehensive range of allied health professions. The Faculty enjoys a strong and dynamic research culture resulting from its commitment to achieve and sustain research excellence in areas of established and emerging research strengths. The Faculty has approximately 250 FTE academic staff, 100 FTE professional staff and 4,500 students.

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 over 7600 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 1472/0718F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing date: 11:30pm Sunday 26th August 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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