Application Specialist (HR)

Job no: 512744
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, HEO7

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(HEO7) $95,017 to $106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full-time opportunity available immediately for three years.

Opportunity to be responsible for providing high quality services to key stakeholders across the university.

The Application Specialist is a key role in the functional design, maintenance and support of products and related interfaces including providing expert advice on system requirements, resolution of system and data issues, monitoring of processes and procedures, system configuration, testing, and development and maintenance of system documentation.

The Information Technology and Digital Services Branch is a part of the University’s Division of University Operations, which provides enabling services and resource capabilities to support the University’s teaching and research objectives and activities. ITDS provides services and support to the University of Adelaide community of over 25,000 students and 3500 staff members.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing functional support including process and data management, system configuration, and data analysis, testing and validation for the management of payroll, employment records and absence management records using the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) platform or equivalent HR systems.
  • Demonstrated experience analysing and documenting existing business processes, and designing improvements for effective system solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationship and influence a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly developed written, oral and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to provide high-level of customer service focus.

Experience with the Higher Education sector would be an advantage.

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.

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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 resume and cover letter addressing your suitability and experience for the position.

Applications close 11:55pm, 15 October 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:

Tylana Hill
Manager, ITDS Core Platform, Information Technology & Digital Services

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 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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