Academic Services Assistant/ Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Feb 2020

Job no:503976
Work type:full-time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Administration & Executive support, Student Administration / Support Services


Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

  • Full-time, fixed term 12 month appointment
  • Salary range: Level 4: $64,000 - $70,082 or Level 5: $69,067 - $78,696 plus 9.5% superannuation

Applicants for this position will be considered for similar opportunities as Academic Services Assistant/ Officer at level 4 or level 5 that may arise within the next 6 months (ongoing, fixed-term, full-time or part-time).

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable 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 role

An opening currently exists in the Academic Services Team within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. The Academic Services team is responsible for providing academic administration and support services to a wide range of clients including Heads of School, academic staff and students across the Faculty. The team is committed to providing a quality outcome with a focus on continuous improvement.

Under the general directions of the Academic Services Team Leader, you will provide expertise in a wide area of administrative duties to support the area to ensure its efficient operation.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

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

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

About you

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you have a strong customer focus background and a high level of administrative experience. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to build and maintain working relationships with a wide range of clients. In this busy role, you will also bring well-developed time management and organisational skills to meet conflicting deadlines. You will have experience preparing agendas and minute taking for committees. You will provide a high quality of customer services to colleagues and senior stakeholders. This role requires an accommodating, organised, adaptable and willing professional with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

This position requires occasional travel by the successful candidate within the Perth metropolitan area

Please see the position description prior to applying:  POSITION DESCRIPTION - Academic Services Assistant-Officer Level 4-5.pdf

Closing date: Tuesday 4th February 2020

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

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

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).


Advertised:28 Jan 2020 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:04 Feb 2020 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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