Events Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Mar 2021

Job no:504976
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:External Relations, HEO6

(HEO6) $80,053 to $86,473 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation may 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 month position to cover maternity leave available immediately until December 2021

As the External Relations Events Coordinator you will have responsibility for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating high profile public events for the University of Adelaide. From visiting dignitaries, to building openings, high profile speakers and Carols on Campus; the Events Coordinator is a critical player within a dynamic and fast pace team. Events experience, creativity, diligence and a good sense of humour are necessary attributes to succeed in this role.

The External Relations Branch comprises of three units i.e. Advancement Office, Media and Corporate Relations and Cultural & Campus Events.  The Branch has been created to develop and foster partnerships and links with business, government, alumni and the community and to optimise the effectiveness and efficiency of engagement activities, including communications, within one portfolio

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in event/project management.
  • Experience in client engagement and relationship management.
  • An awareness of fundraising and relationship building activities in a large organisation, in particular the university environment.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and working with competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated skills and ability in supporting team members and supervising staff.

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 honestly, 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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Your faculty's broader role

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor and President leads Adelaide's strategic vision and plan, and is responsible for the University's management and administration. It includes the Council Secretariat and External Relations branch.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 7 March 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Tania Johnson
Senior Cultural & Campus Events Officer – External Relations
P: +61 (8) 8313 4467

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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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