Content & Policy Writer - For The Legislation & Academic Governance Domain, based in the Integration Management Office (IMO)

Job no: 514299
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Legal, HEO8

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(HEO8) $106.561 to $119,550 plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies

  • Based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Legislation & Academic Governance Domain in the Adelaide CBD 

  • Multiple full-time fixed term contracts until 31 December 2025

Expressions of interest is now open for an opportunity within the Adelaide University Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Legal and Governance Domain for a Content & Policy Writer.

We are seeking three Content & Policy Writers to contribute to one of the largest changes to higher education in Australia over the past 30 years and help shape the new Adelaide University. You will work for the University of Adelaide and be based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Legislation & Academic Governance Domain. 

About the Domain 

The Integration Management Office (IMO) has established functional areas which are referred to as Domains. Each Domain is responsible for executing tasks and producing deliverables that are crucial to the establishment of the new Adelaide University.  

The Legislation & Academic Governance Domain is responsible for legal and legislative, regulatory, academic governance, contracts and delegations, policies, procedures and records management for the new Adelaide University. 

About the role 

You will work in collaboration with subject matter experts from The University of Adelaide (UoA) and the University of South Australia (UniSA) to strategically develop and draft a fresh suite of contemporary policies and procedures in line with the Policy Framework for the new Adelaide University. 

The role sits within the Interim Central Policy Unit (ICPU) which is a dedicated team skilled in contemporary policy writing, responsible for creating and centrally managing the development of all policies and procedures for Adelaide University. You will deliver the policies and procedures required to be developed between now and 1 January 2026. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and edit new policies and procedures 

  • Manage and co-ordinate the production of Adelaide University policies and procedures to ensure that they are drafted, reviewed, consulted on, and submitted for approval on time 

  • Partner with stakeholders, subject matter experts and working groups to draft policies and procedures, including gathering insights and feedback, to ensure that policies and procedures are practical and meet requirements 

  • Provide drafting suggestions and solutions through logical, creative, and innovative thinking and timely, transparent, and consultative decision making 

  • Proactively conduct research, benchmarking, and analysis across a range of industries and sources to inform policy and procedure development to meet Adelaide University's evolving needs 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline (e.g. law) or extensive experience in a comparable professional writing or editing position  

  • Experience in drafting and editing documents which are user friendly and readable by a diverse range of audiences with high level detail and accuracy 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences and clearly articulate and present complex information in a meaningful and usable form 

  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously in a complex environment  

  • High level of initiative and problem-solving skills  

About the new Adelaide University 

The new Adelaide University will be a future-focused university, a magnet for talented staff and students alike. Combining the strengths of the University of South Australia and The University of Adelaide to deliver nation-leading curriculum and student experience, greater access to education, and world-class research excellence, the new institution will be recognised as one of the world’s top 100 universities. 

The Integration Management Office has been established to support the creation of the new Adelaide University which will drive the innovation and scale needed to make transformational investments for South Australia and beyond.  

Express your interest now! 

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.  

Please address your cover letter to Hinnd Ahmadie, Talent Acquisition Officer. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact University of Adelaide Talent Acquisition Program talentacq@adelaide.edu.au using job reference number 514299

Applications close: 11:30pm Sunday 23 June 2024.

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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