School Operations Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 12 Apr 2024

Job no:517050
Work type:part time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Administration & Executive support, Teaching support and design


  • An exciting opportunity to join a dedicated team providing operational and executive assistant support to the School of Biological Sciences and School of Earth Sciences.
  • Level 4/5, 0.5FTE part-time appointment on an ongoing basis.
  • Base salary range L4: $70,905 – $75,319 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation.
  • Base salary range L5: $76,422 – $84,705 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
College Services provides academic administration and technical support services to the University’s schools, including Heads of School, academic staff and research students. The team is committed to providing effective and efficient services in support of the Schools’ and
University’s strategic objectives, with a focus on continuous improvement and best practice. The Schools Operations team provides academic support services and general administrative support to the University’s Schools.

About the opportunity
As the appointee you will, under general direction, provide expertise in a wide variety of administrative duties to support the operations of a school(s) and its programs. You will work collaboratively across teams to ensure high quality service provision and responding to
changing demand.

About you
To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Year 12 or equivalent competency.
  • Considerable relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service.

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   POSITION DESCRIPTION [School Operations Assistant Officer] - Position Number ~ Level [4, 5] (7).pdf .

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Friday, 12 April 2024.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.


Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected]  with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.


Advertised:02 Apr 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:12 Apr 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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