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Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 24 Feb 2019

Job no:501864
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support, HEO7

(HEO7) $85,105 - $95,231 ($86,382 to $96,659 effective 2 March 2019) per annum, plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply.

Full-time, Continuing position.

As a Senior Project Officer in the Office of Academic and Student Engagement you will play a leading role in the establishment, management and execution of Divisional initiatives and projects.  

The Senior Project Officer will take an active role in the development of project plans and timelines, providing advice to project sponsors, owners and key stakeholders and writing detailed and high-level reports. Working under limited direction, the Senior Project Officer will be responsible for a wide range of complex projects that will require high level organisational and time management skills as well as an ability to respond to changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated project coordination experience with proven ability to independently manage new and ongoing projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex information and develop detailed recommendations and solutions, and experience in collating detailed and high level reports.
  • High-level interpersonal and professional communication skills the aptitude to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders and staff at all levels, including the ability to influence and manage senior stakeholders and executives.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a high level of data literacy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and sustain high-level performance, determine priorities, be highly flexible and meet demanding deadlines in a time sensitive environment.
  • Proven capacity to manage competing objectives and ability to act with discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Experience in an administrative capacity with demonstrated sound record keeping skills and advanced use of common software applications (including the MS Office suite).

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 honesty, 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 division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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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 11.55pm, 24 February 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Alice Cameron
Divisional Executive Officer, Office of Academic and Student Engagement

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal 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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