Academic Services Officer

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 14 Feb 2024

Rural Clinical School WA - The University of Western Australia

  • Exciting opportunity for a skilled administrator to take on a diverse role, located in Derby, Western Australia
  • Level 5 / part-time, 0.5 FTE on a fixed term basis until December 2024
  • Base salary range: $76,422 – $84,705 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • Derby district allowance of $10,821 per annum (pro-rata) is applicable

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia is a unit within the UWA Medical School which provides rural clinical training for WA medical students. The RCSWA spans a breadth of some 3,500kms across multiple sites in WA order to provide a positive rural educational experience, increase the quantity and quality of the rural workforce and in turn improve health outcomes in rural and remote Australia. The Academic Services team provides academic administration and technical support services to the University’s schools, including Heads of School, academic staff and research students. The team is committed to providing effective and efficient services in support of the Schools’ and University’s strategic objectives, with a focus on continuous improvement and best practice.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under general direction, provide expertise in a wide variety of administrative duties to support the operations of RCSWA and its programs. You will work collaboratively across teams to ensure high quality service provision and responding to changing demands. You will also provide site level support to students and to the Medical Coordinator.

 To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent competency
  • Substantial relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level
  • Proficient in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   P23 237 POSITION DESCRIPTION [Academic Services Officer] - Position Number [321475] - Level [5.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria .

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 14 February 2024.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rhonda Worthington at [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.



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