Human Resources Project Advisor (Performance Project)

Expiring today

$86,382 to $96,659
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Be part of an exciting team and program of work, where you can provide expert advice and writing skills to support the delivery of performance initiatives across the University

Working under limited direction the Human Resources Project Advisor (Performance Project) will be part of the Optimising Academic Performance program team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a deep understanding of our Enterprise Agreement, employment frameworks, policies and procedures and, managing performance within the University. The role will work in partnership with the HR Advisory portfolio to provide Human Resource advice, support and guidance on a range of academic workforce strategic initiatives around performance management, separations, promotions and early retirement scheme. Additionally, the Human Resources Project Advisor will collaborate with the Program Manager, wider HR team and key stakeholders to identify, review and update performance frameworks.

To be successful you will need:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in the use of contemporary HR practices.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data, including conditions of employment and employment policies and, provide timely and expert advice.
  • Strong writing skills and experience in developing framework and policy documents.
  • Demonstrated ability dealing with confidential and sensitive matters of a complex nature.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment and communicate with people at all levels in a large organisation.

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 collaboration - offers you 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. And 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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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 University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Application closes 11:55pm, 20 September 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Alexandra Sumner

Project Manager, Human Resources

P: +61 (8) 8313 0485


(HEO7) $86,382 to $96,659 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term position until December 2020 offered at either 0.8 FTE or 1 FTE (full time equivalent)

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.


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