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Industry Admissions Officer – Graduate Research School

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Research Administration support

The Opportunity

  • Join a friendly and supportive team
  • $100,073 – 107,054$ + 17% super + annual leave loading
  • Full-time (35 hrs week)|2 year fixed-term contract |Hybrid/Flexible working

This role supports the recruitment and admission of Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates into industry PhD programs; you’ll manage administration, interpret complex policies and procedures and provide advice to HDR applicants, enrolled candidates, supervisors, and the UNSW community.  Working across multiple systems, you’ll also have the opportunity to contribute to process improvement and streamlining. Additionally, you’ll support the Admissions and Scholarships team with administration of strategic agreements and scholarship stipends.

This position reports to the HDR Admissions and Scholarships Manager and has a dotted line to the Senior Program Manager (Industry).

The Organisation

Higher Degree Research (HDR) Industry engagement provides HDR candidates the opportunities to apply skills to real-world problems, enrich their candidature with professional development and workforce preparation, and build professional networks that can broaden their career prospects.  Current programs include Trailblazer & National Industry Programs. 

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers.

Benefits and Culture: 

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:

  • Flexible/Hybrid working
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development
  • Progressive HR practices
  • Discounts and entitlements  
  • Affordable on-campus parking

About the successful applicant

You have a relevant tertiary qualification and or work experience, and can demonstrate your time management and organisational skills, ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines with exceptional attention to detail.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate your experience interpreting complex policies, procedures and legislation in order to provide clear and accurate advice and deliver effective customer service and support to stakeholders at all levels in a complex, changing environment.

High-level computer skills including MS Excel, ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team but also take initiative and work independently will also be critical, as well as commitment to UNSW’s policies and health & safety (psychosocial and physical) responsibilities.

To Apply: Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (responding to Skills and Experience required in the Position Description) via the APPLY button.

Applications close:  11.55pm, Sunday 28th July 2024

Contact: Shiree Thomas – Talent Acquisition Consultant e:shiree.thomas@unsw.edu.au

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. 

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