Port Lincoln Education Centre Coordinator (HEO 7)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 11 Oct 2023

  • Based in Allied Health and Human Performance in Port Lincoln
  • Full time, fixed-term contract until 31 December 2024
  • Salary: $92,941 - $104,143 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About You

You are a highly motivated and accurate administrator with a passion for positive outcomes and strong customer service. You are trusted, self-aware, authentic and establish credibility through being honest, reliable, accountable and responsive.

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager: Department of Rural Health, you will coordinate the delivery of KPI’s and reporting requirements, as well as the day-to-day operations of the Rural Health and Aged Care Education Centre (RHACEC). You will provide support to and act as the primary point of contact for students and staff of the RHACEC, supporting the development, promotion and delivery of workforce education and research opportunities in rural aged care.

About the Allied Health and Human Performance Academic Unit

The Allied Health and Human Performance Academic Unit offers a wide range of degrees and conducts research in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation sciences, medical sonography, speech pathology, clinical exercise physiology, exercise and nutrition, health sciences, public health, exercise and sport science, and human movement.

Our degrees meet the evolving needs of the health industry, with our graduates actively contributing to the future health workforce in areas such as medical imaging, rehabilitation and wellness, disability, health promotion, chronic disease, pain management, wellbeing and high-performance sport. 

In addition to industry-linked careers, UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance research strengths continue to influence and positively contribute to the health industry and broader community. UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance is home to the Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA), a recognised research centre which investigates the role of exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle activities in improving clinical and health outcome and Innovation, Implementation & Clinical Translation in Health (IIMPACT), a research concentration, which focuses on persistent pain and breathlessness, rural health and stroke recovery.  

The University of South Australia’s Department of Rural Health (UniSA DRH) is aligned to the UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Academic Unit within the portfolio of the Dean: Clinical Education and Equity.
UniSA DRH is funded through the Australian Government Department of Health’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) Program, which aims to improve the recruitment and retention of medical, dental, nursing and allied health professionals in rural and remote Australia in the following key areas:

  • Providing effective rural training experiences for health students. 
  • Developing an evidence base for the efficacy of rural training strategies in delivering rural health workforce outcomes. 
  • Supporting rural health professionals to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. 
  • Increasing the number of rural origin health and medical students. 
  • Maximising the investment of program funds in rural, regional and remote areas for the maintenance of well supported academic networks to enhance the delivery of training to students and the provision of medical services to communities.

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant profession combined with experience in project management requiring the development of strong collaborative working relationships
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes to achieve objectives with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in producing quality reports and other correspondence
  • Competency in administrative information systems and all Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work autonomously with self-direction as well as part of a geographically dispersed team


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% 
  • 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 Kiara Lalli, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 5489

Applications close: 11:30pm Wednesday 11 October 2023
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. 
Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check. 
It is an inherent requirement of this position that the successful candidate hold a current Vulnerable-person related employment screening assessment determining them fit to work with vulnerable people. 

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

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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