Administrative Assistant

University Library

Reference no. 2094/1018F

  • Be valued for your exemplary administration skills to contribute towards effective operations of the Library
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington campus
  • Fixed-term until 20 December 2019 and base salary $67,868 p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Administrative Assistant will provide effective general administration support, including support of Library events and forums, and HR and staff development processes. This role requires sound administrative and organisational skills in order to coordinate and undertake a range of operational activities on a day to day basis.

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 an Administrative Assistant who:

  • delivers high quality general administrative services and operational support
  • coordinates administration and provides support for HR and staff development activity
  • coordinates administration and provides support for events and engagement activity.

About us

The Central Services division coordinates the shared reporting, communication and planning functions of the University Library, including Finance, Human Resources, Quality Management, Community Engagement, Work Health and Safety and bequest management.   This division coordinates effective Library support services, providing expert advice on business processes and project support to all Library divisions including the management of contractors and external service providers and investigates emerging service area requirements.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2094/1018F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 28 January 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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Job region
The University of Sydney
Full time
$67,868 p.a plus superannuation
Closing date
Tuesday 15 January 2019