Coordinator: People Systems (HEO 5)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 08 May 2022

  • Based in the People, Talent and Culture Unit at 101 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $71,205 (plus 17% superannuation)

At UniSA we believe that people are our best asset and the heart and soul of our University of Enterprise.

As a people team, we've coined the phrase ‘Putting People First’ to reflect our commitment to deliver people focussed solutions and outcomes and to provide a culture in which all our people thrive. We are very focussed on how we add value through a connected and personally communicative style of working and as ambassadors of the University’s core staff attributes, we are aware of the impact of everything we do, on our people and how we work together.

About the Role

As the Coordinator: People Systems you will assist in the development of tools, models and frameworks for forecasting the University’s people needs, provide data for People, Talent and Culture (PTC) benchmarking activities, and configure access to Human Resource Information Systems. You will have close collaboration with your People, Data and Systems colleagues, working flexibly across the team to ensure service delivery, as well as PTC colleagues and teams in the Academic and Central Administrative Support Units.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of online administration tools using HR Information Systems and other workflow systems
  • Develop, test, and implement standard reports from the HR Information Systems using IBM Cognos to support operational activities and reporting requirements
  • Manage access to the HR Information Systems as required, ensuring system security is appropriately granted within audit requirements
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for reports and data from the HR Information Systems
  • Contribute to a positive team culture and demonstrate best practice service delivery and continuous improvement

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Experience with the use of human resource information systems, including understanding of system configuration, system administration support, identification of system problems and testing of system upgrades
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and delivering successful outcomes
  • Experience in developing standard reports using Cognos or equivalent report writer tools
  • Understanding of the rules, regulations, processes and techniques of payroll, superannuation and salary sacrifice


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Sarah Doyle, Senior Recruitment Consultant. 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 4053.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 8 May 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of 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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