Admissions Assistant

The University of Adelaide
December 31, 2025
Offerd Salary:$69,043 - $75,677
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Position
Working Time:Full time
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HEO4 ($69,043 - $75,677) salary per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full Time Fixed Term Position until 31 December 2025.

The Adelaide Graduate Research School is seeking an Admissions Assistant to coordinate prospective graduate research student enquiries and provide support with operational tasks including facilitating application processing, liaising with applicants and Faculty staff to ensure information flow and undertaking data entry.

This position reports to the Manager Admissions and Scholarships and would suit an individual who excels in organisational and administration skills, thrives working in a high-volume environment and has a meticulous approach to ensure tasks are completed accurately. The successful candidate will utilise their well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with various colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds.

To be successful you will need:

  • The ability to interpret policies and procedures.
  • Experience working effectively within a team.
  • High level computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • 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.
  • Experience and knowledge of University systems and processes is highly desirable, however not essential.


  • Completion of a diploma level qualification with relevant work-related experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • 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 Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment.

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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 will close 11:55pm, Thursday 28 March 2024.

    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:

    Darlene Truong Manager, Admissions and Scholarships P: +61 (8) 8313 3882 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, please 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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