Human Resources Advisor

Job no: 502388
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Human Resources, HEO7

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(HEO7) $86,382 to $96,659 per annum and employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term contract maternity leave coverage until October 2020 (18 months)

The HR Advisor will work as part of the broader HR Advisory Portfolio group, (HR Service Centre, HR Advisors and Workplace Relations) to partner with the University to enable and support a culture of high engagement, commitment and performance of staff

The role is responsible for coaching leaders across the University (Faculties or Divisions) to effectively lead and manage their staff, acting as trusted advisor and undertaking performance / case management and change management initiatives.

Working under limited direction the HR Advisor provides human resource advice, support and guidance on a broad range of HR matters, including interpretation of the Enterprise Agreement , HR policies and procedures, employment legislation and relevant industry practice to assist people leaders in effectively managing their staff and achieving their strategic direction. The role will also support the delivery of key projects / initiatives across the University.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in the use of contemporary HR practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide timely expert HR advice including interpretation of enterprise agreements and policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters of a complex nature.
  • Demonstrated experience in working and effectively communicating with people at all levels in a large organisation.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment, handling a diverse range of enquiries and projects.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

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 collaboration - 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. 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. 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 division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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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, 24 May 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Kerrie Officer
Senior HR Advisor
P: +61 (8) 8313 5376

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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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