Education Services Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime

  • fantastic casual Educational Services Assistant opportunity within the University’s Learning Hub

  • part-time hours, until the end of 2023

  • casual HE04 Step 1 $50.47 per hour

About the opportunity

The Education Services Assistant performs general administrative, reception and clerical duties under direct guidance including drafting standard documents, record keeping, typing, updating web materials, responding to routine queries, etc. for the work areas of Centre for English Teaching and Learning Hub. As the first point of contact for the unit, this role requires sound administrative and organisational skills in order to coordinate and undertake a range of operational activities on a day to day basis. 

The Education Services Assistant works as part of the Education Services team which includes the work streams of student services, public relations, events and communications, staff services, data collection and reporting systems and research and technology, each with complex projects. 

Your key responsibilities will be

  • provides general administrative services and operational support to the work area

  • provides Centre for English Teaching + Learning Hub specific administration services and support 

  • coordinates diaries, meetings and events and provides conference support to the work area 

  • maintains records and reporting for the work area

  • undertakes ad-hoc projects and other activities

About you

  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work

  • problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods

  • advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite

  • faster learner, able to adapt and quickly learn new skills

  • have a valid WWCC (or the ability to obtain one)

Closing date:

Friday February 3rd 2023

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position

Pre-employment checks

This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to    

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Applications Close

Saturday 04 February 2023 11:59 PM
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