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Graduate Administration Assistant

Apply now Job no: 496728
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, Student Services and Learning support, HEO4

  • Prestigious International university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Full-time continuing position available 3 July 2017

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Office of Research and Innovation) has responsibility for research strategic planning, managing research partnerships, prioritising University investment in strategic initiatives, and responding to changes in the external environment.

The Adelaide Graduate Centre, a portfolio within the division, manages the administration of research student degrees, scholarships, and quality assurance activities, ensuring students have the highest quality supervision and opportunities for professional development.

You will assist in the administration of higher degree research (HDR) candidature from enrolment to award of degree, involving a broad range of tasks including the processing of HDR enrolments, leave, program transfers and thesis examination.  The key to success in this role is the ability to work well as a member of a small team whilst maintaining confidentially and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail at all times.

Salary: (HEO4) $59,735 - $65,704 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This continuing position is available from 3 July 2017.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • High level of organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage work.
  • Knowledge and experience with databases and data entry
  • High level computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to exercise judgement and use initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of involved tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse range of people and cultures.

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Diana Reed, Graduate Research Coordinator, telephone: 8313 8066 or email:  

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Closing date: 5pm Friday 26 May 2017

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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