Administration Officer, Australian Centre for Field Robotics - Part time

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • Part time (14 hrs per week) fixed term for 12 months
  • Opportunity to join the supportive administrative team within the Australian Centre for Field Robotics
  • Base Salary, HEO 5 $78,077 p.a. - $ 87,420 p.a. (pro rata) + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

We are seeking a new member to join our team to work under the direction of the Administration Manager, supporting the activities of the Centre’s administration office.  The Administration Officer assists in providing a broad range of administrative support to meet the needs of staff, postgraduate and visiting research students within the Centre.

We are looking for someone to work 2 days per week (Wednesday & Friday).

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • general administrative services and operational support
  • onboarding and general support for postgraduate and visiting students
  • to maintain accurate record keeping and reporting

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is based in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) at The University of Sydney, and is dedicated to the research, development, application and dissemination of autonomous and intelligent robots and systems for operation in outdoor environments. It is now the largest robotics and automation research group in Australia and is also one of the largest of its kind in the world.  It has been instrumental in developing breakthrough technologies and in conducting world-leading research and development of field robotics principles and systems.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and we are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who has:

  • excellent computer skills, especially across the Microsoft Office Suite
  • well-developed interpersonal & customer service skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of people
  • proven ability to effectively manage work outcomes individually and as part of team, or in a job share arrangement

To apply for this position, please address the following question in a cover letter that you attach to your application:

  • As this is a part time role, working alongside another part time Administration Officer, how would you organise your time to ensure outcomes are met and communications are maintained?

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.

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.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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. In your cover letter, please be sure to address the question outlined above.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Linden Joseph or Rebecca Astar, Recruitment Operations, by email to .

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