Training and Events Coordinator

Nov 13, 2017
Nov 23, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Exciting diverse opportunity

    The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

    University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health sciences.

    The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health. 

    The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) which sits within the School of Public Health, is a complex, international research and development agency with over 40 staff in its headquarters in Adelaide and more than 1500 researchers located in collaborating centres in UK, Europe, USA, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia.  With almost 80 Centres and groups, servicing over 90 countries, the Joanna Briggs Institute is a recognised global leader in evidence-based healthcare.

    You will be responsible for assisting the Director, Transfer Science in coordinating and promoting all education and short courses for the institute, both conducted in Adelaide and via our international collaboration. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring trainers are accredited, recording training numbers, evaluating courses, and promotional materials associated with JBI related research, training and events.



    (HEO5) $67,262 to $75,057 per annum.



    An employer contribution of 17% may apply.


    Term of position:

    This fixed term contract is available from 22nd January 2018 until 21st January 2019.


    Position requirements

    To be successful you should have:

    • Demonstrated experience in supporting training and events
    • Demonstrated experience in working as part of a team
    • Demonstrated ability to engage stakeholders and maintain positive professional working relationships
    • Demonstrated experience in a high demand environment whilst meeting concurrent priorities
    • Demonstrated experience in promoting and evaluating educational courses
    • High level verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


     If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Dr Cindy Stern, Senior Research Fellow - Transfer Science, telephone 08 8313 4880 or email:


    Closing date:

    5 pm, 23 November 2017 


    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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