International Admissions Officer (HEO 5)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 30 Jan 2022

  • Based in UniSA International at 101 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $71,205 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting to the Coordinator: International Admissions, the International Admissions Officer role is responsible for a broad range of duties that support the admissions of international students into UniSA undergraduate and postgraduate programs of study. This involves assessing applications, managing application-related enquiries, issuing offers and processing acceptances, and includes periods of high-volume application processing. This key role will also support various onshore and offshore recruitment events run by the international recruitment team. As an International Admissions Officer, you will provide advice and information to prospective students to ensure compliance with the Educational Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

About UniSA International

To deliver a sustainable increase in international student numbers aligned to projected targets, achieve the University’s broader aspirations and goals in international education and build upon already favourable global rankings, UniSA International works broadly and collaboratively with our internal, external, local, national and international partners to ensure that the University is clearly positioned as ‘the University of choice’ for high calibre prospective international students, partners, governments and agencies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality advice and support to international students in relation to admissions procedures and decisions
  • Develop and foster relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally to the University
  • Assess and process student applications, generate offers for admission to programs and other related cohorts
  • Support local and international student recruitment events providing assistance and program advice to prospective students
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of international administration improvement initiatives
  • Maintain prospective student data in relevant systems such as StudyLink and Medici

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Post-secondary qualifications or equivalent experience, knowledge and skills in a relevant area are essential
  • Previous experience and understanding of the international student application process and the provision of advice to students and stakeholders
  • High quality, responsive student service experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills coupled with well-developed computing and administrative information systems skills
  • Organisational skills and experience working to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new procedures and processes in the delivery of quality service


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Sara Heidrich, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3625.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 30 January 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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