Thursday, 28 April 2016

University of Technology Sydney,Senior Academic Programs Officer, Admissions and Course Management Jobs

An exciting opportunity exists with the UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building for a Senior Academic Programs Officer, Admissions and Course Management. In this position, you will be responsible for providing high level administrative support for Faculty courses and subjects to ensure the efficient operation of the Faculty.
Detailed Description
Through research, education and engagement with the professions, the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building aims to contribute to the transformation of urban life and the built environment. With an annual enrolment of over 2,300 full-time students, our engagement extends across areas suc
h as fashion, spatial design, product design, visual communications, animation, photography situated media, architecture, property development, construction and project management. The Faculty is recognised internationally for its leadership in these disciplines.
The position operates under the broad direction of the Academic Programs Manager and is located in a centralised administrative support unit for the Faculty. The Unit provides support to the Faculty Executive, Heads of School, Course Directors and the academic staff.
In this role you will have core responsibility for:

  • implementing, reviewing and maintaining curriculum data such as courses, subjects, availabilities, course structures and study packages and ensure they are set up correctly on University systems;
  • coordinating the processing of applications including receiving, recording and distributing applications to relevant academic staff for assessment;
  • being the primary contact for escalated issues relating to applications and enrolments;
  • coordinating annual review of selection criteria for admission to courses;
  • assisting in calculation of prizes, resolving enrolment issues and supporting the course accreditation process.
To achieve success in this role you will have:

  • demonstrated ability to execute complex tasks with a keen attention to detail, especially while under pressure;
  • demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, and in particular the ability to respond effectively to unforeseen situations with a high level of integrity, assertiveness and application of judgement;
  • a proven capacity to interpret complex policies and procedures;
  • demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work and manage multiple or conflicting deadlines;
  • excellent computer skills, including the use of common office software packages (including Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel) and ability to rapidly learn unfamiliar systems;
  • proven ability to work with limited supervision;
  • high level interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • proven ability to build relationships and positive rapport with a range of stakeholders;
  • knowledge of university policies and procedures;
  • knowledge of Admissions, Course & Subject Management;
  • tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent professional experience in administration;
  • demonstrated experience with student administration in a tertiary education institution; and
  • extensive experience in the use of student-related databases or similar to produce reports and enter and manipulate data.
UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We're known for our industry focus, practice-based teaching and learning, real world research and our location. With state-of-the-art campuses and facilities, we?re preparing students to become global thinkers, leaders and innovators.
Salary Range: $74,264 to $80,409 pa (HEW 6)
The university offers 17% employer provided superannuation. This appointment will be on a continuing full-time basis.
You will also reap the rewards of working in a supportive environment with employee benefits including flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave, study support and salary packaging opportunities.
How To Apply
As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.
Prior to commencing your application for [IRC79368], please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria, which you are required to address in your submission in a separate document. Seek applicants must click Apply and will be taken to our Jobs at UTS site.
Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.
Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC79368.
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team on or +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.
Closing Date: Please note that there is no official closing date for this role and we will be shortlisting as applications come in.
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as GLBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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