Unit Executive Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 26 Jun 2022

  • Based in Student and Academic Services at 101 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $73,341 (effective first pay period after 30 June 2022) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting to the Team Leader Candidature (Graduate Research), this position is responsible for providing effective and efficient support to the Registrar and Director: Student and Academic Services (SAS), and the office of the Registrar and Director. This is delivered through enquiry resolution, diary and email management and tending to a wide range of administrative tasks that call for sound judgement, initiative, customer service focus, and time management. In addition to the aforementioned tasks, the Unit Executive Officer supports the Registrar and Director in the oversight of the Elite Athlete and Performer program.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience in a similar role with commitment to continual professional and personal development
  • Superior customer service and teamwork skills with high attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills with the ability to successfully communicate with a diverse range of people
  • High level of organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience using computer information systems (particularly Outlook, the Microsoft Office suite, and Customer Relationship Management Systems)


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership
  • 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 Georgie Hart, 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 recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 4207.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 26 June 2022

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.

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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.

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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