Placement Officer - Tenders Global

Placement Officer

University of Sydney

  • Full time, fixed term until 25th April 2025. Located on the Camperdown Campus

  • Opportunity to support clinical and non-clinical placements across the Faculty of Science

  • Base Salary $79K – $89K (HEO5) + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

The Faculty of Science is currently seeking a Placement Officer to join a small team responsible for coordinating and managing the complete end to end process of clinical and non-clinical placements in compliance with University Policies and accreditation requirements within professional programs.

This role is part of the Faculty of Science Education Portfolio which facilitates projects and initiatives which align with the Faculty’s strategic priorities and University’s mission for educational excellence. This encompasses the delivery of all education-related activities such as education and student support, placements, curriculum development, educational design and quality and innovation with a focus on continuous improvement and stakeholder satisfaction.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • managing placements via the SONIA Student Placement Management system

  • student placement support

  • internal and external stakeholder engagement regarding placements

  • monitoring and  managing placement related compliance matters

  • placement reporting

  • addressing and resolving placement related issues

  • undertaking high level administration

  • organising Student Placement Agreements

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 a Placements Officer who has:

  • a certificate IV in business administration or equivalent with relevant experience in business administration

  • strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods

  • the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work

  • administrative experience in a tertiary organisation, working knowledge of academic institutions, structures and the higher education sector is preferable but not essential

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in handling a wide range of enquiries and providing excellent customer service.

  • Experience with or a working knowledge of student placement management databases or a relational database

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.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

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,

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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.  

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Simon Drew, Recruitment Operations, Human Resources at [email protected]

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Sunday 22 January 2023 11:59 PM

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