Administrative Officer

at University of New South Wales
Published June 22, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Administrative Officer University of New South Wales location Sydney.

About 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. 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 one of the top 50 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

Why your role matters the administrative officer will provide effective day-to-day administrative support across Human Resources. This role will provide administrative support to ensure all services are provided efficiently to meet the operating needs of the Human Resources team, including email management, invoicing, and purchasing, on-boarding of new staff, sending communications and other administrative support as required. The role of Administrative Officer reports to the Executive Officer Human Resources and has no direct reports.

Who You are relevant tertiary qualification and/or subsequent experience in an administrative position or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through other education, training and/or experience. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to negotiate and liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service and a positive, flexible, and adaptable attitude with a willingness to take on a wide range of tasks and adjust to competing and shifting priorities in a changing environment.

High level proficiency in a range of computing skills including Microsoft Office suite particularly word processing and database, applications, emails, social media applications and websites.

Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new systems. Strong organisational and administrative skills and demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment with variable workflow patterns. Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience to analyse and resolve complex and sensitive issues effectively and develop practical recommendations and solutions.

Benefits and culture people are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world.

Our benefits include flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc). Career development opportunities. 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments. Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period. Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness).

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