25 October, 2023

0111285 Administration Officer – Aboriginal Health Lismore

  • Part time (0.6FTE) fixed term role for 12 months with opportunity for extension
  • Opportunity to provide high level administrative support to the Aboriginal Health Program in Lismore
  • Base Salary $83,384 – $93,362 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation


About the opportunity


This position has been designated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only under the provisions of section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).’ Should your application be progressed, you will be required to provide your confirmation of identity documents. Your recruiter will be in touch to advise you on how to confirm Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status.


Great opportunity for an experienced Administration Officer to provide high level administrative support to the Aboriginal Health Program. This support includes preparing documents, responding to complex queries, exploring matters, and sourcing solutions for the work area. As the Administration Officer, you may be required to provide guidance and support to more junior administrative staff, utilising their administrative experience and judgement, helping to analyse matters and provide advice on policy and procedures for the delivery of work outcomes.

You will get an opportunity to put into practice your comprehensive administrative experience and knowledge of organisational and sector issues to determine priorities related to the key accountabilities within the scope of the role. The Administration Officer will identify and discuss matters requiring the attention of the Manager, Education Support ensuring that all matters are dealt with in a timely manner.


About you



  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, in accordance with the University of Sydney Confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy
  • experience in providing high level administrative assistance
  • experience working in the higher education/tertiary sector or at a complex, multi-faceted organisation
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement
  • advanced computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including extensive diary management experience
  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in handling a wide range of enquiries and providing excellent customer service
  • well-developed negotiation, conflict resolution, relationship building and influencing skills
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, in accordance with the University of Sydney Confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy



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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia


Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

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 reasons for 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, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.



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 please contact Deepna Chand by email on Deepna.Chand@sydney.edu.au or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contact person Lluwannee George by email lluwannee.george@sydney.edu.au .


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