Academic Services Officer (HEO 4)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 03 Apr 2023

  • Based in UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences at the City East campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 31 December 2023
  • Salary: $67,739 - $76,139 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role 

We are seeking an Academic Services Officer to join our busy Clinical Health and Sciences Academic Unit, to assist in the provision of programs and teaching activities.  

About UniSA Clinical Health and Sciences 

One of seven Academic Units, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences offers a wide range of degrees and conducts world-class research in the fields of nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, medical sciences, laboratory medicine, and food and nutrition science with a strong focus on creating positive health outcomes for communities.  Our degrees are designed and delivered to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry, ensuring graduates are career ready and equipped with the skills to meet future demands.    

Students learn from industry professionals and their experience extends beyond the classroom, with access to purpose-built facilities, including a wide range of laboratories and simulated hospital and health services environments located on campus. Students also get hands-on experience by completing fieldwork and clinical placement throughout their studies. UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences has clinical agreements with all local health networks, major hospitals, private health providers, rural health networks, aged care services and mental health services. This includes partnerships with SA Health, Calvary Hospital, Cancer Council SA and Helping Hand.   

Core Responsibilities

  • Undertake a broad range of administrative activities to support the delivery of the Academic Unit’s programs and courses. This includes assisting in the maintenance and production of all programs, course and teaching material, non-standard study plans, Academic Unit-specific scholarships and awards processes, short course administration, exam administration and providing support for assessments and result entry
  • Provide information and support to key stakeholders on matters relating to the interpretation and application of the University’s policies and procedures
  • Undertake the role of Executive Officer for Academic Unit committees as required

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working undertaking administrative functions in a team-based service environment
  • Written and verbal communication skills including preparation of written materials and experience in liaising with various stakeholders to deliver quality customer service
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Organisational and time management skills to manage multiple priorities under broad direction including a high level of attention to detail
  • Experience in using information systems and the Microsoft Office suite of programs


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities  
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Staff study support
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment.  Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results. 

How to Apply 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address. 

Please address your cover letter to Kiara Lalli, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 5069.

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 3 April 2023 

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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