Human Resources Officer

Job no: 513082
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Human Resources, HEO5

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(HE05) $77,409 to $86,072 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time position available for 13 months.

Exciting opportunity to provide customer centric HR Services to a broad range of stakeholders, whilst playing a pivotal role in driving continuous improvement and standardisation of HR Operational Services.

The HR Officer is responsible for the provision of HR Operational Services and coordinating a broad range of activities across all areas of the employment lifecycle. This includes the coordination of end-to-end employment contractual arrangements for fixed term, continuing and casual staff; the delivery of Faculty based administrative processes and supporting hiring managers for contract renewals and direct appointment.

The role will also manage HR records within the core HR Systems ensuring high levels of data integrity and contribute to the review and development of HR Systems and business processes.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Demonstrated ability to apply work independently, apply sound judgement and problem solving in the application of HR policies, procedures, guidelines and systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of HR practices and HRIS systems including experience in providing HR operational services and support in a complex environment.
  • Proven ability to influence outcomes in the delivery of procedurally compliant services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and to pre-determined timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations.

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 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, 5th December 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:

Helena Harris
Team Leader, HR Operations & Employment
P: +61 (8) 83130181

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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