Administrative Officer

Job no: 503389
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, HEO4

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(HEO4) $62,661 to $68,720 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term position until 31 March 2021

Short term role as an Administrative Officer in Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), covering maternity leave

Working in collaboration with other Administrative Officers, the role provides administrative support across the ECMS Faculty and School functions teams as required, including reception duties, scheduling of meetings and diary management for School’s and Faculty leadership positions.

The role is a first point of contact and a primary interface for students, staff and visitors.  The ideal candidate will have a client centric attitude with an ability to work within a team environment as well as an ability to build and maintain professional workplace relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. The School and Faculty Services team is responsible for supporting strategic and business planning for Schools, providing account management to ensure Schools receive the required administrative support and ensuring effective school operations.

To be successful you will need:

  • Proven experience delivering a range of administrative services including handling correspondence, managing records and data and, providing accurate and timely administrative support.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to achieve required outcomes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with standard business software packages, such as Microsoft Office.

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 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. 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 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.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 21 November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Amanda Schenk
Administrative Team Leader

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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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