Workplace Relations Advisor

Job no: 510491
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Human Resources, HEO6

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(HEO6) $82,879 to $89,525 salary scale per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-Term position available until November 2023

The WR Advisor is responsible for the provision of workplace relations advice, and supports the resolution of workplace relations matters within the University.

The Workplace Relations Advisor provides research and administrative workplace relations support, coordinates workplace relations activities and assists in the development of workplace relations tools and materials.

In addition, the Workplace Relations Advisor provides support to the Manager, Workplace Relations and Case Management Advisors in the effective management and resolution of formal HR cases.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Knowledge of and experience working with federal employment legislation, case law, and ability to accurately interpret and pragmatically apply legislation and employment law in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of industrial relations principles and frameworks.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills appropriate to problem solving, analysis and review.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and solve complex problems.

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. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 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 Tuesday 16 of August 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Alexandra Calicchia
Manager, Workplace Relations
P: +61 (8) 8313 6753

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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