Administrative Support Officer - Public Health

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Feb 2021

Job no:504745
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Administration, HEO5

(HEO5) $71,756 to $79,786 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term position (maternity leave cover) available from January to November 2021

The Administrative Support Officer coordinates the provision of a range of effective and professional administrative support, services and advice. This includes undertaking the effective administration of a range of day to day office equipment, supply and facility maintenance, for delivering a professional front of house interface for the School, for the provision of data management, advisory, financial and event management functions, and for liaising with Academic and Professional staff to enable the achievement of School and Faculty business and academic goals.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating the provision of efficient administration services and support, preferably in a higher education environment, including providing information, advice and reports.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results. 
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a high level of flexibility and adaptability in order to undertake or deliver a range of functions, as directed, to meet the business needs of an organisation.
  • Experience in organising and undertaking multiple tasks with competing deadlines and in applying effective problems solving skills to a range of issues. 
  • Experience in the utilisation of a range of PC based hardware and software applications, including competency across the full Microsoft office suite of programs.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 16 February 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mr Geoff Cook
Business Manager – Nursing, Public Health, Psychology
P: +61 (8) 8313 0755

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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