Health Data Sciences Support Officer

A wide variety of tasks and projects, 12-month fixed term position, Improve your own skills as part of a team that improves health.

About Flinders University

A dynamic, progressive institution with a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research, Flinders University seeks to appoint a Health Data Sciences Support Officer within the Health Data Sciences team.

Flinders bold vision, captured by our Strategic Plan Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australias most enterprising graduates.

About the Role

Under general supervision, the Health Data Sciences Support Officer is responsible for providing a range of administrative, records management and organisational support tasks, for and on behalf of, the Health Data Sciences leadership team.

A key focus of the position is to address a range of incoming matters and general enquiries across functional areas in a timely and efficient manner, either directly or by referral to the appropriate officer.

As the position operates within a pooled support team that collectively supports the Universitys Health Data Sciences leadership group, the incumbent will also provide general support to the broader University leadership team during absences of other team members.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.
  • Well-developed written communication skills with significant experience in the preparation of correspondence, agendas, minutes, research applications and other documents
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to enquiries confidentially and autonomously.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and oral communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality outcomes, including an attention to detail, the ability to research and collate information from a wide range of sources, and an ability to relate tasks to the wider context.
  • Ability to use judgement, initiative and confidentiality to support the activities of Senior Management.
  • Informed problem-solving capabilities and the ability to work with general supervision to determine and prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, and an ability to interpret and apply a range of relevant policies and procedures within a large and complex organisation.


It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Childrens Protection Act 1993 (SA).

  • College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Available on a fixed-term, full-time basis for 12 months
  • Salary (HEO5): $70,399 to $77,695 pa
  • Applications close:  Friday, 13 December 2019 at 11:00am

We are seeking to increase diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

02/12/2019 $0 Adelaide 1 Administration & Office Support
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