Education Support Officer

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

  • Full time fixed term until 31/12/2022
  • Provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to Academic and Teaching staff at School of Architecture Design and Planning
  • HEO 5, Base Salary $79,717- $89,256 p.a. + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

Our School of Architecture, Design and Planning has a broad range of research interests and a vibrant and supportive culture. In 2020 we launched our current strategic plan which reflects our commitment to social justice, student centred programs, multi-disciplinarity, staff professional development, and engagement with industry and the community.

Click here  for more information on our School. 

We are seeking an Education Support Officer to join our newly reorganised Education Support Team.

The key responsibilities for this position are to support a range of student administrative tasks and activities while also providing assistance to our academic colleagues.

In this interesting role, with scope for career development, you will:

  • provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to academic and teaching staff to meet the educational support needs of the School
  • coordinate the compilation of academic content and materials (prepared by academic and teaching staff) for research-based programs of study, printed publications and/or uploading to Canvas/online systems
  • provide education support services in line with academic requirements and the overall timetable for the work area
  • ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory controls and ensure a safe working environment for all staff and students
  • assist the Associate Dean (Education) and support the School’s Education Committee.

About you

We are looking for an Education Support Officer who:

  • demonstrates superior organisation and planning experience
  • is proficient with the Microsoft suite, particularly Excel and ideally student learning systems such as Canvas, with the capacity to learn new software systems quickly
  • shows adaptability and sound problem-solving approaches in busy and unpredictable environments
  • is skilled in clear communication and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • is able to undertake committee meeting management: calendar invites, agenda preparation, minuting actions, distribution of information to stakeholders
  • ideally has knowledge of student administration, Sydney student, results processing, appeals and other aspects of student support.

This is a role for a self-starter who wants to engage with and contribute to improving and documenting processes and practices in an environment which is collegial and team members are open to new ideas. If you have transferrable skills and a passion to develop your career in higher education this is a great opportunity to learn and grow and we would like to hear from you.

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.

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

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.

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

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Sunday 14 August 2022 11:59 PM
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