Coordinator, Undergraduate

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ; 10 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

Job no:506168
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Student Services and Learning support, HEO7

(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply. 

Fixed term, full-time opportunity available for two years.

Integral role for the assessment of undergraduate admissions at the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with demonstrated supervisory skills and a knowledge of the tertiary sector, to lead a dedicated team of assessment specialists and help guide and support admission to tertiary studies. 

Working under limited direction Coordinator, Undergraduate oversees the assessment and processing of applications received by SATAC for admission to undergraduate courses offered by SATAC’s participating institutions.  

The role is SATAC’s primary contact for undergraduate admissions for internal and external stakeholders and is relied upon as an industry expert with up-to-date knowledge of best practice and emerging policy in the undergraduate admissions sector. The role works closely with the Customer Engagement and Success management team, other Coordinators and Leads to ensure appropriate staffing levels and training of assessment staff. This role also collaborates with stakeholders and the Manager, Shared Application Services to set application key dates, plan for periods of peak application volume and to consider potential improvements to selection rules and assessment methods. 

To be successful you will need:  

  • Proven ability to use and adapt to a variety of computer software packages and systems. 
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the tertiary education sector, especially in relation to undergraduate admissions. 
  • Proven experience in the supervision of a team including managing daily tasks and objectives. 
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, discretion, and confidentiality. 
  • Well-developed written, oral, and interpersonal skills, with a focus on delivering exceptional customer focus and key stakeholder engagement. 

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 collaboration - offers you 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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence, and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge, and capability of all our staff. 

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University. 

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 division's broader role 

The South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) Limited provides reliable, efficient, and innovative tertiary admissions services to its member institutions and on a fee for service basis to other tertiary education institutions in South Australia and the Northern Territory.  

SATAC manages centralised application and admissions processes on behalf of its members and participating fee for service institutions, as well as administering admissions aptitude tests, providing publication and research services, and acting as a one-stop shop for queries regarding application processes and outcomes. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document. 

Applications close 11:55pm, 10 October 2021.

For further information 

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact: 

Kim Murphy
General Manager, Customer Engagement and Success
P: +61 8 8224 4000

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device) 

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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