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Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 20 Jan 2019

Job no:501662
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support, HEO5

(HEO5) $69,262 - $77,057 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term role available immediately for 12 months

Exciting opportunity to join the Confucius Institute

Working under the general direction of the Office Manager, and part of a small team, the Project Officer is responsible for the coordination of a number of projects and programs at the Confucius Institute. The role involves the development and implementation of certain projects and programs including some budgeting and reporting under the direction of the Office Manager, event management, marketing, promotion and coordination with a wide variety of stakeholders in order to achieve successful outcomes. The role supports the Office Manager with community engagement and stakeholder relationships.

The Confucius Institute at The University of Adelaide promotes the learning of Chinese language and culture, and a broader and more informed understanding of China, both across South Australia and beyond.  It seeks to build understanding of Chinese culture and Chinese language literacy within South Australia's schools, communities, businesses and government.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects and programs to deliver effective outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate and arrange events.
  • Demonstrated ability of promoting and coordinating programs within education, community, government and/or business sectors.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders and diverse range of people and cultures.
  • Fluency in English and Chinese Mandarin.

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.  And 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 honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence.  And 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 Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences.  It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.  Applications close 11.55 pm (ACST), 20 January 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Sarah Hoggard
Senior Administrative Officer, School of Social Sciences

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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Advertised:21 Dec 2018 12:00 AM Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:20 Jan 2019 11:55 PM Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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