Project Support Officer - Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education

Job no: 511962
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Project Management and Project Support, Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education, HEO6

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(HE06) $82,879 - $89,525 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

12 month fixed term opportunity for a Project Support Officer to support the Indigenous Engagement within the Division of Academic and Student Engagement.

Working under general direction of the Project Manager, you will provide high-level administrative support to the Indigenous Portfolio Review leadership team for the duration of the review period.

You will support the review project leadership team with administration tasks as well as financial administration support.  You will provide guidance to colleagues on the ongoing activities and coordinator meeting and team functions, such as organising venues and catering.

You will oversee financial operations associated with the review project and ensure compliance with the university financial policies and procedures.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities, and agencies.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, communicates in a succinct, professional, and responsive manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a high level of flexibility and adaptability undertaking and delivering a range of functions in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Experience in organising, undertaking, and completing multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, the University’s financial, expense management, and records management systems is required as well as an understanding of the student Peoplesoft system.

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, 8th June 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Renee Johnson
Manager, Wikrltu Yarlu, Division of Academic & Student Engagement
P: +61 (8) 313 6155

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 


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