Job Description

  • Be valued for your strong administrative and operational skills
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • Full time, fixed term for 12 months and base salary $74K p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are looking for someone with strong administrative skills to support the operational integration within the Charles Perkins Centre and the Hub.

You will be directly supporting the Charles Perkins Centre’s Chief Operating Officer and provide administrative support to the Centre’s Executive and Operations Team.

You will also be involved in event management for the unit and will manage logistics and general operations.

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 Administration Officer who:

  • delivers daily administration activities and ensures that high quality and efficient administrative support is provided in a pro-active manner to staff, students, clients and visitors
  • builds and maintains a general knowledge of services offered to the ASU by the Professional Services Units within the University and establishes and builds effective working relationships with contacts where relevant

Can deliver logistics and event support in a fast paced, high volume environment with multiple competing priorities

We are looking for a highly organized individual who has prior experience working in a fast paced environment.

About us

As a pan-University research and education program, the Charles Perkins Centre will focus Sydney’s unique mix of disciplinary depth and strengths to advance our knowledge and understanding of these diseases, their cause and societal impacts. The Charles Perkins Centre will support a collaborative academic environment that creates new knowledge and methodologies and supports their effective translation into innovative approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease (ODCD) and related conditions. The contexts for studies will include impacts on individuals and communities, the management and avoidance of ODCD, and the role of government in the development of health services, health policy and approaches to alleviate health and economic impacts.

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 Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 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.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Gemma Ashton on 02 9351 7040 or

For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Tooba Fida on 02 8627 6454 or

Please refer to the position description for further details.

Job Reference No. 2013/0919F

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 16 October 2019

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.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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