Ref 2339/23 Coordinator, Sydney Review of Books, School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 06 Apr 2023

  • Part-Time (14 hour per week), ongoing position
  • Remuneration: $45,532 to $49,1111 p.a. (pro rata rates)
  • Parramatta City Campus

Part-Time (14 hour per week), ongoing position
Parramatta City Campus

About Western
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

About the Role
School of Humanities and Communication Arts is seeking a Coordinator, Sydney Review of Books. The key responsibility of the role will be the administration of the Sydney Review of Books (SRB).

Since its establishment in 2013 the operations of SRB have continued to expand. The Coordinator will be responsible for the operational management of the SRB, administering all SRB grants and financial matters. The role will involve significant liaison with external funding bodies, foundations, and arts organisation partners, and will support the SRB Advisory Board. The role will be responsible for coordinating and supporting a program of public events with external partners.

The Coordinator will liaise closely with academic staff of the Centre and particularly the Editor of the SRB, and will provide high level support with grant applications and strategic planning.

This position based at the Parramatta City campus, although travel to other campuses of the University will be required.

Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.

Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer:  

•            Multi-Campus opportunities
•            Flex leave for Professional staff
•            17% super contributions

Please review the position description and answer all selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 $45,532 to $49,111 p.a. pro rata rates (comprising Salary of $38,475 to $41,500 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Please note, the above salary range is based on 0.4 of the full-time equivalent.

Position Enquiries: Please contact Dr Kate Fagan, Director via email

Closing Date: 8:30pm Thursday 6 April 2023

Work rights for Australia
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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