Communications and Engagement Officer (HEO 6) in the Market & Partner Engagement Domain

University of South Australia
April 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$87,955
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Full time
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  • Based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Adelaide CBD

  • Full-time fixed term contract until 31 December 2025
  • Commencement Salary: $87,955 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • About the role

    We are seeking a Communications and Engagement Officer 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 South Australia and be based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Market & Partner Engagement 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.

    As the Communications and Engagement Officer you will be responsible for drafting communications and supporting engagement activities for Adelaide University's external communication initiatives. The position will work in collaboration with cross-functional teams from the University of South Australia (UniSA), the University of Adelaide (UoA), and relevant project teams within the Integration Management Office (IMO) to support the development and delivery of a cohesive external communication activities to raise awareness, drive engagement, and ensure strong connection with external stakeholders across all relevant communication channels of Adelaide University.

    Core responsibilities

  • Proactively contribute to the implementation of stakeholder communication and engagement plans aligned to the Adelaide University strategy
  • Curate, prepare, research, edit and proofread communications and content for a diverse range of stakeholders that help to tell and evolve the Adelaide University story
  • Provide expert advice, messaging and issues management to stakeholders across both universities and the Integration Management Office (IMO)
  • Work with external suppliers (or relevant internal specialists) such as creative agencies, graphic designers, printers, photographers, video producers and web developers, to provide high-quality briefings and direction to ensure assets are delivered to a high standard and adhere to relevant brand and style guidelines
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in producing high-quality correspondence and reports, to include a high-level attention to detail and the ability to provide editing and presentation assistance on a broad range of documentation
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, confident presentation, approachability and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Highly developed organisational and project management skills and experience managing multiple priorities and projects within tight timelines, particularly across digital, web, multimedia, and print formats.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team-based work environment
  • About the new Adelaide University

    The University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide are working together to create a new Adelaide University that will make transformational investments in teaching, learning, research and innovation at scale for South Australia and beyond.

    The new Adelaide Universitywill 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.

    Express your interest now!

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.

    Please address your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Recruitment Partner: IMO. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Jessica via email at [email protected]. If you require assistance submitting your application, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6077.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Tuesday 30 April 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

    Applications will be jointly assessed by both the University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide in the creation of the new Adelaide University.

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