Administrative Assistant (Student Support)

Based at our Nuriootpa Campus, A workplace culture that is innovative, exciting, collaborative & supportive.

About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in 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 Australia's most enterprising graduates.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we're seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type

Fixed-term, part-time (0.6 FTE) available until 31 December 2021

Compensation Grade

Higher Education Officer Level 3

Salary Range

$58,257 - $63,069 pa (FTE)

Position Summary

Under routine to general direction, the Administrative Assistant (Student Support) will provide student focused administrative support for rural based curriculum, student teaching, rural health placements and learning activities as part of the Department of Health Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program in the Barossa Valley region of South Australia.

The position will provide support to rural based learning programs across all health disciplines and assist in the operations of the local Clinical Skills Simulation Unit for student practical teaching and assessment sessions.

The role will be based at the Nuriootpa Campus and the incumbent will be required to live within the region.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a certificate qualification relevant to administration, and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.
  • Effective organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines in a complex and busy environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to produce quality reports and correspondence, process financial transactions and monitor expenses.
  • Well-developed IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, databases, Internet and the ability to quickly become competent with other systems and programs as required.
  • A commitment to providing support to students including the ability to discern when matters raised need to be referred to senior staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with team members, including those at other rural campuses, to share information and ideas and to collaborate in achieving outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise positively with a wide range of community and health professionals.
  • Understanding of the implications of living in rural and remote environments.
  • Experience with medical technical equipment. (Desirable)
  • Broad knowledge of the University environment. (Desirable)

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

Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Applications to be submitted before:

11:59pm, Thursday 8 April 2021

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

22/03/2021 $0 Adelaide Hills & Barossa 1 Administration & Office Support
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