Administrative Officer - Whyalla (HEO 3)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 07 Feb 2023

  • Open to Australian Aboriginal Peoples and UniSA employees only
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE), continuing position based in Academic Services at the UniSA Whyalla Regional campus
  • Salary: $59,338 - $69,137 (pro rata at 0.6 FTE) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

We are seeking an Administrative Officer to join the UniSA Whyalla Regional campus, to provide first point of contact customer service to all staff, students visitors and external stakeholders making use of campus facilities.  

About UniSA Whyalla Regional Campus

The University of South Australia has a long-standing commitment to delivering high quality programs in regional South Australia, through its Whyalla and Mount Gambier Campuses. A suite of undergraduate degrees in areas including Nursing, Social Work, Engineering, Education, and Foundation Studies are offered to meet the needs of local rural and regional communities.

The University also partners with industry and the community to undertake research that is linked to regional priorities. In conjunction with the Department of Rural Health project, the University also hosts research initiatives surrounding rural health, resource management and Indigenous issues.

Core Responsibilities

  • Respond to all face-to-face, telephone and email enquiries with accurate and timely advice
  • Organise the day-to-day running of the reception area, including the development and implementation of systems
  • Liaise with local staff and staff of other areas of the University to build, maintain and enhance effective working relationships
  • Undertake finance administration and ensure compliance with the University’s Finance policy framework
  • Support campus functions/event including event set up and pack up, managing catering requirements, liaising with event organisers, organising signage, and general event support
  • Coordinate internal and external exam requirements for Whyalla campus in line with University policy and procedures

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Experience in a reception or administration role involving high-quality customer service
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Well-developed ability to work in teams and experience liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Knowledge in using information systems and the Microsoft Office suite of programs including SharePoint


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% 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • A variety of leave arrangements

How to Apply

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.  

Please address your cover letter to Amra Delibasic, 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 4813

Applications close: 11.30pm Tuesday 7 February 2023

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either identify as an Australian Aboriginal Person, or be a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of the 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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