Ref 1372/21 Project Officer, Placement Hub, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning Futures

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Campbelltown, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 23 Apr 2021

  • Campbelltown campus
  • Remuneration: $64,923 to $70.053 p.a. (pro-rata rates)
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE) Fixed term position until 31 December 2021 at

Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard. We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

We are seeking an exceptional person that can join the Placements Hub team as a Part- time (0.6 FTE) project officer and lead a range of exciting projects and initiatives that will deliver a better student learning experience for those undertaking a placement. These initiatives will include streamlining workflow and process, looking at how technology and systems can enhance our work (e.g Artificial intelligence), building resources and professional learning activities to develop staff and student capacities.

The Project Officer will work closely with the Placements Hub team, Learning Futures staff and staff in Schools and other Portfolios, to embed these initiatives and complete the projects on time.

The Project Officer role is multi-faceted and will work in a fast-paced environment. The role requires familiarity with contemporary curriculum developments across the higher education sector, an interest in and capability to engage in project delivery with a quick and reliable turnaround, and be able to use and design systems and processes.

The successful applicant, will have demonstrated experience in supporting and implementing education related projects, demonstrated project management and delivery skills, a high level of initiative and independent decision-making, and excellent communication skills. Applicants will have the abilities and experience to support our curriculum partnerships and professional learning activities.

This position is a fixed term contract until end of December 2021, and is based at the Campbelltown campus. Travel to other campuses may be required.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 $64,923 to $70,053 p.a. (comprising Salary of $54,861 to $59,196 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Please note salary rates above are calculated at 0.6FTE

Position Enquiries: Please contact Head, Placements, Marlene Henry on 0476 392 427 or via email

Closing Date: 8:30pm Friday 23 April 2021

To be eligible for this position you must provide evidence of your fulltime Working Rights in Australian at time of application.

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