Team Leader: Research Degree Admissions (HEO 7)

University of South Australia
April 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,696
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Full time
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  • Open to Australian Aboriginal Peoples and UniSA employees only

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed term contract until 4 July 2024 based in Student and Academic Services at the City West campus
  • Starting salary: $96,696 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Manager: Applications and Admissions you will maintain and continually improve the Research Degree Admissions systems and processes, provide strategic and operational reporting and advice to senior leadership, and lead and support the team that prepares, collects and processes applications for admission.

    About Student and Academic Services

    The Student and Academic Services (SAS) Unit provides senior leadership, guidance and services which enable the University to maximise the success and experience of all UniSA students. Acting as a key partner and facilitator with academic units, and working collaboratively with other central units, SAS is responsible for the development and maintenance of student facing services, policy, information systems and procedural frameworks. The Unit coordinates and provides quality assurance for a number of University functions including student support, admissions, enrolments, research candidature, examinations, graduations, student finance and scholarships.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or demonstrated significant equivalent experience, knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and developing a team including fostering an effective and service oriented and continuous improvement culture in a complex service environment
  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing stakeholder relationships in a complex environment through the application of high level interpersonal, negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills and experience in the development and/or improvement of administrative systems
  • Experience in creating new and maintaining existing student and/or academic administration process
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including demonstrated experience in negotiating with and influencing managers and staff across all levels of an organisation
  • Highly developed organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills including the use of a variety of data sources to provide high-level advice and recommendations to senior staff
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Start Your Unstoppable Career

    The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address. Please address your cover letter to Alex Koszegi, Senior Consultant: Talent Attraction. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6015.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 14 April 2024

    To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either identify as an Australian Aboriginal Person, or be a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of the appointment.

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