Senior Administrator

The University of Adelaide
December 02, 2022
Offerd Salary:$74,829
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
Working type:N/A
Job Ref.:N/A

(HE05) $74,829.00 - $82,603.00 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation applies.

Continuing position available with immediate start.

Working under general direction, the Senior Administrator will report to the Director, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources to support the activities of ISER and its supported Centres, on a wide-range of administrative tasks.

This will include supporting the Institute with regards to submission of bids, assisting with outreach communications activities including websites, publications and coordination of / organisation of events.

The successful candidate will be required support the Director ISER with diary management, travel and conference booking arrangements, minute taking and distribution of agendas. You will also be required to provide financial support to ensure financial commitments and pipeline are kept up to date.

To be successful you will need:

  • Proven experience in an administrative role with excellent organisational and time management skills including the ability to prioritise work and work independently as appropriate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including report writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collegially as part of a team and with a wide range of stakeholder groups, particularly external clients.
  • Experience in providing financial support.
  • Experience working in a marketing environment with an overall understanding of marketing processes, including website management
  • To be successful in the role, you should have well-developed computer skills including intermediate to advanced level experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    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 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.

    Learn more at:

    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.

    Learn more at:

    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, 2 December 2022.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Paula Angerstein

    The University of Adelaide

    T: +61 8 8313 3694


    You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Download the Position Description Apply now

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news