Unit Executive Officer (HEO 5)

University of South Australia
June 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$76,304
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
Working Time:Full time
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  • Based in Student and Academic Services at the City West campus

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term contract until 31 December 2025
  • Starting salary: $76,304 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Team Leader: Research Student Services, you will be responsible for the effective and efficient support to the Registrar and Director and the office of the Registrar and Director through enquiry resolution, diary and email management. You will also attend to a wide range of administrative tasks that call for sound judgement, initiative, customer service focus, and time management. In addition, you will support the Registrar and Director in the oversight of the Elite Athlete and Performer program.

    About Student and Academic Services

    The Student and Academic Services (SAS) unit is responsible for University- wide student and academic administration. Campus Central is the public face of SAS, and your first point of call for student or parent enquiries.

    SAS activities include:

  • Coordinating student administration activities – from admission to graduation
  • Providing services and assistance to students through Campus Central
  • Managing the academic policy framework
  • Managing student records
  • Providing information and analysis on related issues
  • 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 field or significant equivalent knowledge and skills, and a demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development
  • Achievement and commitment to the provision of high-quality customer service and teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills, and an ability to successfully communicate with a diverse range of people including people from a range of cultural backgrounds and experience working with people at a variety of levels within an organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to make judgements about competing priorities, initiate appropriate independent action as necessary, and a high level of attention to detail
  • High level of organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to develop and maintain comprehensive information systems
  • Proficiency with computer information systems, particularly Outlook, the Microsoft Office suite, and Customer Relationship Management Systems
  • Experience in managing internal events, including booking rooms, ordering catering, booking guest speakers and liaising with relevant parties
  • 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
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address. Please carefully consider the essential criteria found on the Position Description when crafting your cover letter.

    Please address your cover letter to Kiara Lalli, Consultant: Recruitment Central. 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 6255.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Wednesday 26 June 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.

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