Administration Officer (Student Accommodation and Community)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 16 Jun 2024

Job no:517484
Work type:part time
Categories:Administration & Executive support

  • Be involved in a dynamic and people focused service team.
  • Work across areas such as Childcare, Medical Centre, Accommodation, Sport, and Art Galleries
  • Be a difference maker for a number of people who are difference makers in their areas of work and specialisation.
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE) appointment on an ongoing basis.
  • Base salary range (Level 6): $87,460– $92,430p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation.

About the area

The Division of Student Accommodation and Community sits within the UWA Operations Portfolio, overseen by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Operations. The Student Accommodation and Community Division provides co-aligned and extracurricular services for enrolled students, staff and community stakeholders.

The Division manages a range of social enterprises and a significant asset portfolio for the University, including all sporting facilities and infrastructure, as well as a series of student accommodation services. Services within the Directorate include the residential student accommodation services of University Hall, UWA Medical Centre, UWA Childcare Services, UWA Sport and the Student Accommodation Program.

About the opportunity

Provide a high level of administrative support to the Director and wider Directorate, responding to diverse requests using expertise and judgement to independently analyse and solve problems.  You will also be responsible for planning and coordinating a range of administrative functions across the Directorate. You will provide support to the Director by engaging with stakeholders, preparing documents, and act as Executive Officer on committees and working groups chaired by the Director.

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency.
  • Substantial relevant experience at an appropriate level, in a dynamic administrative role.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly developed organisational skills with the demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in any of the operating areas of the Directorate, being Medical Centres, Childcare, Sport, Accommodation is desirable.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  Position Description - Administration Officer (Student Accommodation and Community) - (517484).pdf

Note: A current Working with Children's check will need to be obtained by the successful applicant.

Provision of a Current National Police Clearance will be required by the successful applicant.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ian Fitzpatrick at [email protected]

How to apply

Please apply online via the Apply Now button and address the selection criteria in your submission in the content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may submit a statement describing any personal circumstances relevant to your application. This can include academic/professional interruptions or achievements relative to opportunity.

Closing date: Sunday 16th June 11:55 PM AWST

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


  • 4 weeks annual leave with the option to purchase more. 12.5 days paid personal/carer’s leave with eligible staff receiving 13 weeks long service leave after seven years.
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave after one year and 36 weeks after five years continuous service, regardless of gender.
  • Salary packaging options and 17% superannuation, with the option to reduce to the minimum super guarantee.
  • 25% off UWA full fee courses, discounted health insurance, and convenient on-campus childcare options.
  • Incremental progression based on 12 months continuous service.

About The University

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.

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 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. 

Advertised:04 Jun 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:16 Jun 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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