National Administrative and Project Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Strathfield, NEW SOUTH WALES
Deadline: 14 Jun 2021

  • Full time, fixed term role to December 2021
  • Ensure the timely and effective delivery of the national Clemente Australia Program
  • Strathfield campus

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across nine campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission  and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

Catalyst-Clemente Australia at Australian Catholic University is a nationally operated, externally partnered, humanities education program for marginalised individuals. It breaks the cycle of poverty and inequality by offering its students the opportunity to explore and develop their intellectual interests in an environment that is encouraging, inclusive, and supportive.

The National Administrative and Project Officer will work closely with the National Leader, site-based Program Advisors and the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement), ACU Engagement, to ensure the timely and effective delivery of the national Clemente Australia Program.

The role requires ongoing engagement and communication with ACU professional staff, academic units, and external stakeholders to support the program's strategic priorities in teaching and learning, research and community engagement.

You will need to have:

  • Completion of a degree in humanities, social sciences, education or related discipline and/or relevant training; extensive experience in the higher education sector and/or complex large organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience working with vulnerable people experiencing disadvantage.
  • Highly developed empathy and compassion for students experiencing disadvantage with a dedicated willingness to support their complex needs.
  • High level administrative, computer and organisational skills with the ability to manage many diverse activities in a demanding environment.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description National Administrative and Project Officer.pdf . Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply .

Total remuneration valued to $105,196 - $113,853 pa, including salary component $88,892 - $96,207 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Jodie McNeilly, National Leader Clemente Australia at .  

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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Applications Close:   Monday 14 June 2021; 11:55pm AEST

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.


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