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Senior Officer, Coursework Scholarships & Prizes

Job no: 499247
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Student Administration / Support Services

Senior Officer, Coursework Scholarships & Prizes| REF: 499247

  • Key role delivering UWA’s scholarships and prize programme
  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term appointment (maternity cover)
  • Level 6

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.

About the Unit: Student Experience is a newly created area to focus on delivering student experience and engagement that provides the greatest value for students, and ensuring consistency of experience across the organisation. Student Experience is responsible for improving student satisfaction, advocacy, and retention and employment rates, and building value for each student segment that are integrated across the enterprise and deliver on the brand promise.

About the opportunity: reporting to the Manager, Coursework Scholarships & Prizes you will provide support for the establishment, management and administration of scholarships and prizes. You will respond to complex and diverse enquiries using expertise and judgement to independently analyse and solve problems and provide informed advice and support to senior administrative and executive staff in the area.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency;
  • proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email;
  • highly developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • substantial senior administrative experience at an appropriate level;
  • highly developed planning and organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • an ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team; and
  • knowledge of relevant policies and procedures for the administration of personnel, financial and student activities and experience in the
  • direct provision of services to students.

Closing date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

This position is only open to current UWA staff

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

Please see the position description prior to applying: 313725.pdf

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

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time