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Contracts Administration Officer

Apply now Job no: 496765
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Infrastructure & Property, HEO4

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Continuing opportunity

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 favorable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

This exciting role is located within the University's Service Delivery Portfolio within the Infrastructure Branch.

Service Delivery is responsible for the provision of facilities management and support services across the University’s property portfolio to support the University’s core learning, teaching and research activities. In this context the portfolio ensures the management of mechanical, plumbing, hydraulic, electrical, vertical transport, water treatment, fume cupboards, mail, pest control, building, security, grounds, transport, fire and emergency management services, cleaning, caretaking, waste management, and car parking for staff and students. Service Delivery also leads, directs and oversees the management of bookable spaces, performance venue management and liquor licensing and horticultural services including the maintenance of all University parks, grounds and sports fields and North Terrace, Roseworthy, Waite and the National Wine Centre.

Working under general direction, the Contract Administration Officer provides administrative support to the Manager, Contract Services and general administrative support across the portfolio to deliver efficient and effective facilities management support services.

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

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% applies.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and significant work experience in an administrative role
  • Experience within a facilities management environment (Desirable)
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and intermediate experience using Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Facility Management systems and processes (Desirable)


  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in a support services administrative environment.

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description (no more than three pages) within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, contact Chris Harrison, Associate Director – Service Delivery, telephone: 8313 0452 or email:

Closing date: Friday 26 May 2017

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


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