International Recruitment Officer (HEO 6)

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 02 Dec 2021

  • Based in UniSA International at 101 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $82,077 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

With a direct reporting line to the Manager: International Recruitment, the International Recruitment Officer will be responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and delivery of the University’s international recruitment activities in China, as well as supporting recruitment activities within the wider regional team.

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

UniSA International leads the University’s international recruitment and engagement strategies, and drives pioneering, holistic and dynamic strategies and innovations that forge and impact the University’s presence, reputation and revenue growth within an evolving and competitively crowded international space.

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

  • Coordinate and implement international recruitment plans and initiatives
  • Manage recruitment activities, including agents and representatives within protocol, policy and legislative guidelines
  • Provide input and advice into the planning and forecasting processes
  • Identify and recommend potential new markets and business development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain high levels of working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate and contribute to Chinese social media schedules and posts with the Global Digital Recruitment and lead management teams

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in marketing or a related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience, knowledge and skills
  • Proven ability in developing and executing innovative recruitment activities
  • Demonstrated project management skills including experience in targeted market research, sound investigative abilities, advanced writing and reporting skills and an analytical approach to creative thinking style
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively to identify and connect with new opportunities to generate increased market share
  • Strong and confident communication and interpersonal attributes


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 3630.

Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 2 December 2021

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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