Administrative Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

  • Exciting casual opportunity to support the Law Extension Committee

  • casual part-time opportunity until October 2024, with possibility of extension

  • 3 days per week (21 hours) – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

  • working in the CBD office

  • HEO 4 Step 1, $52.80 per hour

About the opportunity
The Law Extension Committee was established by the University of Sydney Senate in 1964 to provide legal education to students undertaking the Diploma in Law examinations set by the Legal Profession Admission Board. Completing the Diploma in Law fulfills the educational requirement to be admitted as a lawyer in NSW.

The LEC teaches two semesters a year – Summer and Winter. Classes are held in the evening and at Weekend Schools. The student body is diverse in age, background and experience.

Administration Assistant – will work in a small team to provide general administrative and operational support to work area.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • respond to complex enquiries via phone and email from students and staff, ensuring a high level of customer service in a pro-active manner;

  • provide administrative support to academic staff, including updating teaching materials on Canvas, assisting with Zoom lectures and training on new technology;

  • assist with student-related activities, including onboarding new students, processing assignments, responding to extension requests, setting up lecture recordings and organizing tutorials;

  • update databases, extracts and prepares reports (including charts and graphs) following established procedures;

  • co-ordinate with external service providers, as directed.

About you

  • strong administrative and organisational skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement to complete tasks;

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated customer service experience;

  • experience using Canvas and Microsoft programs, especially Excel;

  • demonstrated ability to prioritise workload during busy periods;

  • willingness to work on a wide variety of tasks, both independently and as part of a team, being proactive in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work.

Closing date for applications

Monday April 1st at 11:59pm

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.  

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to [email protected]

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Applications Close

Monday 01 April 2024 11:59 PM

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