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Receptionist - Part-time

Apply now Job no: 493591
Work type: Fixed term / Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Retail

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About the role

  • $57,089 - $57,089 (Pro-rata) plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term, 12 months
  • Part-time (27.5 hours over 5 days p/week)

Reporting to the General Manager Operations, the Receptionist has delegated responsibilities for the reception function of the Student Accommodation unit.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage the telephone switchboard, providing telephone assistance with enquiries where appropriate, referring callers to the appropriate personnel and ensuring all enquiries are passed on or followed up, as and when required.
  • ‘Check-in’ and ‘Check-out’ residents, visitor groups and individual visitors ensuring compliance with prevailing policies and procedures. Assist with resident enquiries and issues in the first instance.
  • Assist with the processing of applications, reapplications and changes to Resident information, ensuring the correct policies and procedures are followed including the effective use of the StarRez resident management system.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and capacity to perform appropriate office and reception procedures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members.
  • Demonstrated competency with office software, such as Outlook, Microsoft Office, World Wide Web, etc.
  • Familiarity with data entry in established databases.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please see Position Description attached: Download File Position Description - Receptionist

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Simone Donovan, Talent Acquisition Lead


Applications close: 25th June 2018


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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Position Description

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