Admissions Officer

The University of Adelaide
December 31, 2025
Offerd Salary:$86,360 - $93,285
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Contract Type:Fixed term position
Working Time:Negotigation
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HEO6 ($86,360 - $93,285) salary per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term position until 31/12/2025.

The Admissions Officer is responsible for the assessment of admission and scholarship applications for postgraduate research programs including the communication of relevant decisions and associated requirements to applicants as well as internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities also include contribution to development and review of policies, rules and processes as well as the efficiency of the University's postgraduate research application system(s) and associated databases.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated high level organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage work.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant policies and procedures.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to manage and complete diverse tasks within a pressured environment.
  • Proven interpersonal and negotiating skills to work constructively as part of a team and build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • 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 (AEDT) 20 February, 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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