Administrative Officer

Nov 15, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • 12 month 0.8 FTE part-time 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.

    In this role, you will provide high-level administrative support to the Implementation Science Team. Other responsibilities include providing quality support and assistance to Research Fellows, other staff and affiliates while meeting The Joana Briggs Institute requirements.



    (HEO4) $59,735 to $65,704 per annum.



    An employer contribution of 17% may apply.


    Term of position:

    This fixed term contract is available immediately until December 2018.


    Position requirements

    To be successful you should have:

    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of administrative structures and processes.
    • Demonstrated experience in word-processing, spreadsheet and data-base software in Microsoft Office including the internet both for accessing and disseminating information.
    • Knowledge of record keeping and archival processes
    • Demonstrated organisational skills for prioritising work and an ability to meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated experience and ability to take meeting minutes (Desirable)


    Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria / 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Craig Lockwood, Director Implementation Science, telephone: 8313 6157 or email:

    Please note if the position description/selection criteria link is not appearing, you will need to view on another device.

    Closing date: 5 pm, 25 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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