UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Education Support Officer Job

  • Full-time CDD until December 2023
  • Exciting opportunity to support the School of Rural Health MD program located in Orange, NSW
  • Base salary of $89,759 + 17% retirement pension and relocation assistance, if applicable

About the Opportunity

Education Support Officer is responsible for providing a wide range of educational administrative and operational support to academic and teaching staff to meet the educational (teaching and curriculum) support needs of the Sydney Medical School (MD) program at the School of rural health in Orange.

Sydney Medical School is one of them and includes metropolitan and rural clinical schools, including including rural health school (Dubbo /Orange). For more information about Orange, see and

Your main responsibilities:

  • provide a wide range of educational support (learning and curriculum) for Sydney’s medical program, including coordination of academic content and materials
  • coordinate education or teaching and curriculum reporting and compliance requirements for the Sydney to Orange medical program
  • coordinate processes for teaching activities such as study unit plan templates, assessments, examinations, results processing, and student assessment activities
  • support relevant block coordinators and other academic staff in the delivery of Sydney’s medical program
  • support relevant block coordinators in recruiting subject matter/topic experts for structured teaching
  • support the orientation and integration of students and staff in the area of ​​specialty

About you

  • has higher qualifications with some relevant work experience and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education
  • has effective communication skills (both verbal and written) as well as strong problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize workload during busy times
  • experience delivering educational programs, preferably in a tertiary environment
  • highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • excellent time and workload management skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines and achieve required results
  • has superior computer skills, including proficiency in canvas (or equivalent), Microsoft Office software, and database maintenance
  • demonstrated knowledge of confidentiality and privacy principles
  • has the ability to work effectively within a cross-functional, success-oriented team
  • experience in a tertiary organization, working knowledge of academic institutions, structures and the higher education sector (desirable)
  • has a current driver’s license
  • this position is located at Orange. Some work outside working hours necessary.

Closes 11:59 p.m. April 19, 2022

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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 duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment check

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is mandatory to complete the mandatory employment checks before commencing in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health Job Requirements

This position is designated as involving work related to children. To undertake or retain this position, you must apply and obtain a Working with Children Check Permission in accordance with Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO declaration

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 that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require adjustment or reasonable assistance in completing this application, please contact Scott Walker Recruitment Operations, by email at by email at [email protected] or Administrative Officer Tuana Sanders via email at [email protected]

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