Human Resources Coordinator

Job no: 499482
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Human Resources, HEO5

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(HEO5) $69,262 - $77,057 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

This role will be available from January 2019 until March 2020 to cover a period of maternity leave.

Working under general direction of the HR Team Leader - Operations, the HR Coordinator will provide a range of effective and professional Human Resources administrative support and services specific to the needs of the Faculty. The responsibilities include coordinating the high volume and diverse delivery of academic and professional staff recruitment, contract management, processing HR queries and providing HR support to staff and management.

It will be essential that you are a collaborative team player, have the ability to multitask, problem solve and have exceptional client service skills with a positive outlook.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a dedicated, professional HR team with a client focus and continuous improvement culture. The role will support and deliver professional people recruitment and contract management processes that are business critical and support the ECMS Faculty Vision and Values.  The role will also include exposure to people projects designed to promote  effective people, engagement and development initiatives.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and providing Human Resource administration services and support, preferably in a higher education environment, including delivering information, advice and reports and applying policy, legislation and industrial instruments.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results.
  • Experience in organising and undertaking multiple tasks with competing deadlines and in applying effective problems solving skills to a range of issues, including recruitment and contract management.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Experience in the utilisation of a range of PC based hardware and software applications, including competency across the Microsoft office suite of programs.

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty’s broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more about the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at:

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm (ACST) 16 December 2018.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Rebecca Nield
HR Team Leader - Operations ECMS HR
P: +61 (0) 8313 4657

You’ll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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


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