Project Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 06 Dec 2021

Job no:506174
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support, HEO5

(HEO5) $72,832 to $80,983 per annum (pro-rata) plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

2 x part-time, fixed term opportunities available between 0.2 and 0.6FTE for a 12 month period, with the possibility of extension subject to funding availability and performance.

The Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network (ASPREN) is the National GP influenza and infectious disease surveillance network.  Funded by the Commonwealth’s Department of Health, ASPREN collects information about the levels of influenza and other communicable disease circulating around Australia, for dissemination to state and federal health departments and other key stakeholders.

Under general direction, the Project Officer will be responsible for assisting in data cleaning and analysis of data, GP recruitment and support, reporting and dissemination of data and general administrative support to the Research Team.

The Project Officer must have knowledge and experience in databases and the Microsoft Office package, as well as experience in working in a diverse project team in a fast-paced environment. Additionally the Project Officer is also responsible for assisting the ASPREN program manager with the recruitment and retention of reporting GPs including serving as the secondary contact for GPs and the publication of routine reports. 

To be successful you will need: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, to meet deadlines and an ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team.
  • High level computer skills including experience with software programs and Microsoft Office products.
  • Demonstrated high level of organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working in an administrative role in an area related to Primary Health Care (desirable). 

This position requires a current national police clearance check.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 6 December 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Monique Chilver
Program Manager - ASPREN, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (8) 3133463

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR team

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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