Engagement Project Officer

Job no: 509474
Work type: Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Australia
Categories: Infrastructure & Property

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(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum (pro rata) plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed term opportunity available until October, 2023.

Opportunity to work closely with key staff, students and external stakeholders, to develop and implement University-wide and Infrastructure-specific communications, projects, events and campaigns.

Under direction of the Manager Communications & Engagement, the Engagement Project Officer contributes to the achievement of the University’s goals and targets across the Infrastructure portfolio, and assists in the preparation of relevant policy and planning documents.

The role works with a degree of autonomy to direct and deliver the sustainability engagement program (Ecoversity), and provide the University community with advice and support to achieve positive stakeholder engagement outcomes on campus; to help develop a campus culture that values and applies sustainable practices; and across a range of major infrastructure initiatives. The position coordinates and supervises project-specific interns, recruits and manages the Environmental Interns, and collaborates with student groups on sustainability projects and events.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in planning, coordinating and managing communications and engagement activities and events with minimal supervision.
  • Sound skills and experience in identifying and engaging effectively with stakeholders on a range of diverse projects simultaneously.
  • Relevant experience in environmental management and leading sustainability projects.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer services skills and commitment to a customer service culture.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and writing skills to inspire and motivate audiences.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/operations

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 12 June 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Sonja Graetz
Manager, Communications and Engagement
P: +61 (8) 8313 1496
E: sonja.graetz@adelaide.edu.au

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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