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Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 23 Jan 2019

Job no:501716
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO9

Attractive remuneration package on offer (negotiable) to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience

Continuing Position available

Implement IT projects including conducting project feasibility, solution options and architecture aligned to IT strategy.

The IT Strategy, Planning and Governance unit is responsible for areas of IT Strategy and Planning, Enterprise Architecture, IT Compliance, Risk and Security and IT Training and Continuous Improvement. This unit delivers high quality, value for money support structure solutions for the University. The Solution Architect forms part of this unit.

We are seeking a highly skilled senior professional who wants to contribute to major technological advancements in a changing global higher education environment. The successful candidate will be people focused, collaborative, and will thrive in a fast and dynamic environment.

This position plays an integral role in the implementation of key IT projects including conducting feasibility assessments for potential projects, and assuming end-to-end responsibility for the overall architectural solution.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in implementing enterprise solutions including options analysis and solution designs
  • Strong communication skills in working through complex technology topics and conceptual modules with key stakeholders within ITDS and the wider university community
  • Experience in performing the Solution Architect role across an IT portfolio involving a wide variety of technologies in the application and infrastructure domains, delivering into an operational environment
  • Proven experience in managing change in a dynamic environment, including improvement of systems and processes both human and technological as well as project management principles and techniques, including identification and prioritisation of multiple tasks
  • Current knowledge of IT trends and preferably those relevant to the University’s IT environment

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 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 division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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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 the five key accountabilities listed above. Please ensure your cover letter and selection criteria responses are contained in one document of no more than three pages. Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 23 January 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mr Egon Kuster
Manager IT Architecture

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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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Advertised:08 Jan 2019 12:00 AM Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:23 Jan 2019 11:55 PM Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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