First listed on: 19 June 2017

Education Support Officer (Committees)

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Reference no. 1117/0617

  • Be valued for your knowledge and experience in servicing committees and writing reports
  • Opportunity to provide administrative support for the committees
  • Full-time fixed term for 14 months, remuneration package: $97K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies consists of an Academic Services Directorate comprising of Education support and Research support. The Faculty has five Schools undertaking world standard research and offering bachelors programs and coursework and research postgraduate degrees.

The Education Support Officer is situated within the Education Support portfolio. This portfolio covers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Higher Degree Research student support, Academic Integrity, Curriculum and Innovation, Development and Reporting and Student Engagement. The Faculty committees to be serviced by this role include, but are not limited to: Faculty Board, Courses Committee, Learning & Teaching Committee, Students Committee, and Scholarships Committee.

In this position, you will:

  • manage general administrative services and operational support to the committees of the Education Support Unit
  • provide faculty specific administration services and support
  • manage record keeping support and reporting for the faculty committees
  • manage the annual Handbook review

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Education Support Officer (Committees) who possesses:

  • degree qualifications with relevant experience; or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • proven experience in servicing committees and writing reports
  • proven ability to understand complex policy frameworks
  • demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with key stakeholders.

About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ more than 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

All professional staff employed by the University of Sydney must have the right to work in Australia. An employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Candidates holding their own Visa are not eligible to apply.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number to apply.
Closing date: 11:30pm 3 July 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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