Project Officer (HEO 5)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 10 Jan 2021

  • Open to current UniSA employees or people of Australian Aboriginal heritage
  • Two (2) full-time, continuing positions available, based in UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences and UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance
  • Salary range: $69,605 – $82,518 per annum (plus superannuation)

About the Role

You will work closely with the Academic Unit executive team to provide high level support on a variety of projects and project committees, including projects that support the work of the Deans of Research and Programs. You will have the opportunity to scope projects, schedule key milestones and deliverables, collect and analyse data, produce regular progress reports and be the Executive Officer for key governance committees.

Core Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a wide range of projects, including coping, scheduling, tracking and evaluating
  • Support the development and implementation of the Academic Unit’s research strategy
  • Collect and analyse qualitative and quantitative data and provide reports on performance and research activities
  • Act as the Academic Unit’s key reference point for research policy and procedure, and provide high quality advice to stakeholders
  • Develop, document, and deliver quality administration systems and processes, ensuring consistency and adherence to policy

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area, or equivalent university experience
  • Project management experience, along with demonstrated experience in the production of quality correspondence and reports
  • Experience in the interpretation of statistical data, and the interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Experience in undertaking executive officer tasks and providing support to committees
  • High level interpersonal, and organisational skills, and ability to contribute to a team-based environment while working with self-direction


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
  • Competitive salary negotiated under the Enterprise bargaining agreement
  • Generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements

How to Apply

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Jade Windsor, 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 2704.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 10 January 2021

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either be of Australian Aboriginal heritage, or a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. #LI-DNI

Please note the University will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020 and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.

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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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