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Job Description

  • Part time (21 hours), continuing position. Located on Darlington Campus at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Opportunity to provide administrative and organisational support to the School of Computer Science
  • Base Salary HEO5, $83,384 – $93,362 p.a. (pro rata) + 17% superannuation


About the opportunity

The School of Computer Science are welcoming applications for an Administrative Officer to deliver daily administration activities and services to ensure that high quality and efficient administrative support is provided in a proactive manner to staff, academics, students, clients and visitors to the School.

Reporting to the School Manager, the successful incumbent will be expected to support the team by being the first point of contact for the office and to provide school specific administration services and support.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • respond to a range of enquiries via email, from staff, students, visitors and the general public regarding a wide range of the work area’s activities
  • coordinate teaching and curriculum processes including timetabling, examinations, assessments and result processing liaising as required with the School’s Teaching and Curriculum / Education Support Officers
  • coordinate diaries, meetings and events and provide conference support for the work area
  • maintain records and reporting for the work area
  • provide administrative support to the education team, academics and school manager.


About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Administrative Officer who has:

  • working knowledge of software programs such as Office 365 Suite, Canvas, Records Management, and Content Management Systems
  • experience with student administration, timetabling and research associated software programs
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in handling a wide range of enquiries and providing excellent customer service
  • attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to
  • prioritise workload during busy periods.


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 for Australia

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 Peoplewomenpeople living with a disabilitypeople from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Nicole Turle, Recruitment Operations by email to recruitment.sea@sydney.edu.au


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