Academic Support Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0038218
Location: Werribee
Role type:
Full-time; Continuing
Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School
UOM 5 – $79,961 - $91,844 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for an organized and proactive individual to join the Melbourne Veterinary School as an Academic Support Officer. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide high-quality administrative support for academic programs, contribute to operational plans, and work closely with the Student and Academic Support team. The role offers a chance to make a significant impact by providing policy and procedural advice, implementing effective processes, and being a key interface between students, staff, and the school. Join our dynamic team and contribute to the success of the Melbourne Veterinary School.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You have experience in supporting various committees, making you an ideal candidate for this role. Your demonstrated commitment to delivering excellent customer service and continuously improving service standards sets you apart. With your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you can effectively deal with a diverse range of individuals and work with people from different cultural backgrounds.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – “Faculty of Science”
Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education. Science begins with curiosity, and we are dedicated to understanding the universe from the level of sub-atomic particles to the solar system. We aim to be leaders who positively impact the community locally and globally, addressing major societal issues from climate change to disease. Our discoveries help build an understanding of the world around us -

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation page.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

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