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Academic Support Officer

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Work type: Full time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Administration

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  •      One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  •      Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  •      Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  •      Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  •      Generous superannuation opportunities

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

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) delivers research-informed education and research outputs in their globally recognised engineering and computing degrees, including electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, aviation, and civil engineering as well as information technology.

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Academic Support Officer to join the Administration Support Group.  The Administration Support Group is a supportive and inclusive team that provides a wide range of administrative and operational services to the School.

Under the direction of the School Manager, the Academic Support Officer is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure effective academic planning and administration of matters relating to course management.

You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work independently to prioritise tasks and manage one’s own time in order to meet deadlines. You have the ability to work effectively as a team player, support colleagues, and contribute to the improvement of administrative systems and procedures.

Role:                     Broadband Level 4/5
Salary:                 $ 70,920 – $87,532 plus 17% Superannuation
Term:                   Full Time, Continuing

About the Successful Applicants

  • Demonstrated work experience in teaching and learning administration  
  • High level of organizational and communication skills
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines and demonstrate high-level attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft 356

In your application you should systematically address the Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description. If you are applying for the Level 5 role, you are expected to address all Skills and Experiences for both the Level 4 and Level 5 role. 


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An applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. 

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra


Sally Browning, School Manager, SEIT


 P: 02 5114 5326

Applications Close: 8 July 2022 11:59PM

Find out more about working at UNSW Canberra

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 or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options.

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