Administration and Project Support Officer (HEO 4)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 05 Jun 2023

  • Based in the Australian Centre for Business Growth located at City West campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 31st December 2024
  • Salary Range $67,739 - $76,139 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role  

As an Administration and Project Support Officer, you will undertake a range of administrative services to support the programs and activities of the Australian Centre for Business Growth .  

This position provides high-level customer service to clients and key stakeholders, coordinates a number of projects, and undertakes appropriate research relevant to the project requirements. 

Core Responsibilities  

  • Respond to enquiries via Internet, e-mail, phone, or in-person, using your sound judgement to independently assess, prioritise, action and respond appropriately 
  • Assist with the preparation of materials and presentations for the Centre’s programs, events, and speaking engagements 
  • Undertake finance administration for the Centre and ensure compliance with the University’s Finance policy framework and UniSA Business finance procedures 
  • Provide administrative and event support for all the Centre’s programs, events and activities as required 

Essential Skills and Experience  
  • Post-secondary qualifications or demonstrated equivalent knowledge and experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in project and program coordination including events, resources and administration 
  • Highly developed communication skills appropriate to developing and adapting verbal and written communications to a range of needs and audiences, together with the ability to understand and apply written and verbal requests 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively problem solve, plus the ability to plan and follow through. The ability to prepare clear and concise e-mail requests, instructions, and documents 

About UniSA 

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. 

About UniSA Business 

Recognised and respected for quality outcomes, UniSA Business creates leaders for change. UniSA Business prepares students for global careers, creating leaders for change who will help shape business, industry and policy. UniSA Business offers a suite of innovative degrees in disciplines such as commerce, marketing, finance, management, tourism and events, international business, and property, as well as our 5-Star MBA and UniSA Executive Education programs. 

The Australian Centre for Business Growth’s (the Centre) mission is to identify, research, teach and disseminate the critical knowledge, skills and values that enable small and medium companies to grow. The Centre brings together Growth Experts (people who have started, grown and exited their companies) to deliver very structured growth programs to CEOs, Managing Directors and Executive teams. The Centre’s programs provide CEOs and their Executive teams with the knowledge they need to unlock their companies’ growth potential, opportunities to work with experts, learn from peers, network with other like-minded CEOs and MDs, and develop an action plan that will enable their companies to grow. 


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 including 40% working from home 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • 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 Sara O’Donovan, 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 5229.

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 5 June 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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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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

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