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Children's University Regional Administration and Support Officer

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
$64,961 - $71,203
Closing date
Jan 25, 2022

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(HE04) $64,961 to $71,203 per annum (pro rata) plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term, part-time (0.6 FTE) opportunity available for 12 months.

The Regional Administration & Support Officer will work as part of the regional engagement team to develop and manage their identified area.

Children's University (CU) Adelaide coordinates student outreach through extra curricular learning activities and volunteering opportunities in primary and secondary schools in South Australia.

This role will assist the Children's University Regional Engagement team in the daily running of the CU initiative primarily in the Eyre Peninsula area, but also the Spencer Gulf area when required, and provide administrative, project and event support, to ensure that all Children's University standards and project milestones are achieved. The role will work closely with Children's University regional team members, providing high level customer service and assist with maintaining key stakeholder relationships and support the management of regional Public Learning Destinations and collect school data required for graduations.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of high level administrative support including good organisational and time management skills, diligence and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and maintain efficient office management systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven commitment to collaborative and consultative styles of working and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as directed, and as a member of a team.
  • Experience in working with regional communities and establishing strong regional networks. (Desirable)

This position requires a valid Working with Children Check.

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 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. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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.

Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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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, 25 January 2022

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Luca Prisciandaro
Learning & Support Coordinator, Children's University Adelaide
P: +61 (8) 8313 0193

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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