Admissions Systems Administrator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Jan 2021

Job no:504817
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO6

(HEO6) $80,053 to $86,473 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 available until June 2021

Opportunity to be involved with SATAC and admissions software

This is a technical support role maintaining configuration elements and testing and evaluating admissions software.

The Applications and Assessment team is responsible for the provision of efficient and effective centralised application and admissions services for SATAC’s clients. SATAC collects and processes more than 100,000 applications annually across distinct services that process applications for undergraduate and postgraduate courses by domestic and overseas students, TAFE SA courses by domestic students and equity scholarships for undergraduate students.

The Admissions Systems Administrator, under general direction, supports the Application and Assessment team’s technical activities that are automated, batched or systems-facing. The role serves as a key expert able to specify, document and perform critical business procedures, and supports Analysts in undertaking the scheduled and ad-hoc activities necessary to configure and maintain the complex databases that drive the systems used by assessors and applicants. The role is expected to actively participate in the design of new practices in collaboration with senior members of the team, and to monitor the outcomes of standard procedures undertaken by internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative in a complex, service-oriented work environment.
  • Proven experience interrogating data held in relational databases, preferably using reporting tools based on Structured Query Language (SQL) such as Microsoft Report Builder.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance attention to detail with the need to meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and database systems.

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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SATAC’s broader role

The South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) is central to further education in South Australia and the Northern Territory. We provide an open, honest and fair admissions service to all applicants and institutions. Through cross-industry collaboration, SATAC’s expert voice is influential in shaping the tertiary education sector

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 26 January 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Kim Murphy
Manager, AAA, SATAC
P: +61 8224 4079

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal 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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