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Administrative Officer (Admissions)

Job no: 498625
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Student Administration / Support Services

  • Ongoing appointment
  • Salary range: Level 6 $77,122 - $81,629 p.a.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

The team

The Graduate Research School governs, manages and administers all aspects of the University’s Research Training degrees, from application to thesis classification.

About the opportunity

The Administrative Officer (Admissions) is a key member of the Graduate Research School who, under broad direction, takes primary responsibility for the implementation of rules and policies associated with student enquiry management, application, admission and commencement of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students.

The Administrative Officer (Admissions) works closely with the Manager (Pre-Candidature) and the HDR Support staff in the faculty service delivery centres.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent competency
  • Substantial relevant senior administrative experience at an appropriate level, preferably including experience in HDR student management
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description

About you

The appointee will demonstrate outstanding client service and leadership skills, excellent planning and organisational skills, high-level knowledge of legislation and practice related to the recruitment of HDR students and excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Closing date: Thursday 29 June 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 316217.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time