Academic Support Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057496
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time; Fixed-term for 9 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: School of Biomedical Sciences
UOM 5 – $76,886 – $88,312 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the School of Biomedical Sciences
The School of Biomedical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences. It was established on 1 January 2015 and comprises the Departments of Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, and Microbiology and Immunology.

Situated on the University’s Parkville Campus in a rich medical practice and research precinct the School has much to offer research and teaching staff alike.

For more information visit the School website:

About the Role
The Academic Support Officer is part of the Academic Programs Team that has responsibility for the administrative support of the School undergraduate and graduate coursework, and research training programs.

The position is responsible for the administration and support of a portfolio of subjects and related activities in coordination with the Faculty Teaching and Learning Unit and University Services.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You
You have a strong customer service focus with the ability to organise your workload with competing priorities, to meet deadlines while maintaining high quality and accurate work. You are open to new ideas and ways of working Your outstanding communication skills allow you to work collaboratively and flexibly within a team environment with changing demands.

Ideally, you will further have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of working with us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume, and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected].