Administration Assistant

Sydney
South West & M5 Corridor
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Contract/Temp
Posted 14d ago

  • Casual Part Time until December 2022
  • Located at Camden Campus
  • HEO 5 Step 1 - $53.44

About the opportunity

Working within the University Infrastructure team on the Corstorphine farm in Camden this is a unique opportunity to provide superior administration support to a busy and close-knit team. We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant to provide general support, maintain records and respond to queries

Other responsibilities will include:

  • provide administrative and operational support to the work area
  • ensure high quality and efficient administrative support is provided to students, staff and visitors
  • coordinate diaries, meetings or events
  • maintain finance / accounting reports
  • respond to a range of enquiries via phone, email or in person

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Administration Assistant who has:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • numeracy skills with experience in controlling income/expenditure
  • strong problem-solving skills
  • ability to use initiative and sound judgement
  • good negotiation and stakeholder management skills

Closing date: Monday 29th November

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

To keep our community safe please be aware of our COVID safety precautions, which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus. For more information please visit https://www.sydney.edu.au/covid-19/health-safety/keeping-our-campus-covid-safe.html

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Natalie Torun, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, on 02 8627 1311 or by email to

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