Senior Administration Officer

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 May 2023

  • Full Time, continuing role located at the Camperdown campus
  • Opportunity to provide administrative support in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Base Salary (HEO6) $91,644- $98,796 p.a. + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Senior Administration Officer manages the general administrative support of the Dean's Unit in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS).

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • manage general administrative services and operational support by the work area
  • prepare documents, respond to complex queries, explore matters, and source solutions for the work area
  • help analyse matters and provide advice on policy and procedures for the delivery of work outcomes
  • contribute to continuous improvement and adoption of new initiatives and processes across the Faculty.
  • coordinate diaries, meetings and events and provide conference support
  • provide operational project management support during project organization and establishment.

About you

  • demonstrated experience in a high-level administrative support role
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and achieve required outcomes
  • excellent administrative and organisational skills, with strong attention to detail
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong problem solving skills
  • demonstrated experience effectively coordinating activities and projects
  • advance computer skills including MS Suite.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights forAustralia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Sunday 28 May 2023 11:59 PM

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