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Events Support Officer

Apply now Job no: 499005
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, External Relations, HEO3

  • Exciting opportunity to assist in the delivery of high quality events and functions
  • Fixed-term 12 Month position available immediately
  • Challenge yourself and expand your skill set 

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.

The External Relations branch comprises two units – the Advancement Office and Partnerships & Corporate Relations. The branch enhances the University’s success by fostering engagement and partnerships with alumni, industry, government and the community.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised and energetic Events Support Officer to join our Communications and Events Team. Working under general direction, the Events Support Officer will work closely with the Events Coordinator in the planning, implementation and evaluation of events and activities across the External Relations branch.

The successful applicant may be required to work evenings and weekends at various times.

Salary: (HEO3) $53,941 - $61,214 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This is a fixed-term, 12 month, full-time position available immediately.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, both written and oral, and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask; working with competing deadlines with sound judgement and ability to prioritise work tasks.
  • Proficient computer literacy and the willingness to learn unfamiliar applications.

Please address the selection criteria and 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 Rachael Nightingale, Communications and Events Manager, telephone 8313 9844 or email:

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Closing date: 11.55pm, 23 August 2018

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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