Academic Assessment Officer

Job no: 510385
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Administration

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(HE05) $74,288 to $82,602 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time position available immediately until March 2023.

Seeking a team player who will apply their service-oriented approach to the provision of high-quality admissions administrative activity.

Working under general direction, the Academic Assessment Officer is responsible for the provision of high-quality administration of admissions academic assessment activity for international coursework programs. This team base role will liaise with prospective students, academic and professional colleagues to administer and drive continuous improvement to the end to end process for borderline and advance standing assessments.

To be successful you will need:

  1. Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of admissions administration, preferably in a higher education environment.
  2. Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality customer services, processing high volumes of data in a timely and accurate manner and monitoring, improving and maintaining databases.
  3. Proven high level organisational skills including strong attention to detail and the ability, complete tasks end to end and to meet deadlines.
  4. Proven ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
  5. Demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results.

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 a 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. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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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, 15 August 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Andrea Parker
Admissions Operations Coordinator
P: +61 (8) 83130319
E: andrea.parker@adelaide

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 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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