Academic Services Officers

Nine Academic Service Officers across multiple Academic Units in UniSA, Mix of continuing and fixed term positions (2.5 years) and a 0.4 FTE, UniSA; an enterprise with a global reputation for creativity and innovation.

About the Role

The University of South Australia are currently recruiting for Academic Services Officers across multiple Academic Units such as Allied Health & Human Performance, Justice & Society, Business, Education Futures and STEM.

Reporting directly to the Team Leader of the Academic Unit, the Academic Services Officer is responsible for undertaking administrative activities associated with the delivery of the Academic Unit’s programs and its research activities.

Your previous experience in administration working in a team environment and the ability to deliver quality customer service, will be critical to the success of the role.

The majority of the positions available are full time continuing roles across the Academic Units with one position within Justice & Society being a continuing 0.4 FTE and one fixed term contract to 31 December 2023 in Education Futures.


About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.


Core Responsibilities

The responsibilities specified are indicative of those which may be assigned in accordance with the Academic Unit’s specific needs.

  • Undertake a broad range of administrative activities to support the delivery of the Academic Unit’s programs and courses
  • Liaise with students to advise placement requirements and arrangements
  • Provide information and support to staff, students and key stakeholders as required
  • Respond to queries and requests, using reports and data to inform responses as required
  • Contribute to an ongoing team culture of customer service and continuous improvement


Essential Skills and Experience


  • Demonstrated experience working in an administrative role in a team based service environment
  • Proven experience in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills including preparation of written materials
  • High level of organisational and time management skills to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated experience in using information systems and the Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Post secondary qualifications in a relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent skills, knowledge and experience




Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership




As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address along with an option for you to indicate your preference in positions you wish to be considered for.

Applications close: 11:30pm Monday 10 May 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

26/04/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Administration & Office Support
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