Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The culture of the Faculty of Engineering and IT has a positive outlook of excellence, connectivity, innovation and responsiveness balanced with compliance with policy and procedure. The Faculty of Engineering and IT (FEIT) is currently recruiting for a Faculty Administration Assistant to join its team.

The Faculty Administration Assistant is an integral part of the faculty’s support team ensuring a professional and welcoming environment for staff, students and visitors to the faculty. The incumbent in this role will work closely and collaboratively with the team to deliver a high level of client service and administration activities.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as the first point of contact on reception for internal and external visitors to the faculty
  • Executive support activities such as; diary management, co-ordinating meetings and expense reconciliation
  • Manage room bookings and ensure the rooms are set up and maintained
  • Provide a high standard of general administration assistance including purchasing; event co-ordination; data entry and general assistance

With examples, please outline in a separate document how you meet the following six (6) key selection criteria points below:

1.Ability to establish and maintain positive rapport with staff within and external to the faculty, as well as uphold a professional and composed manner
2.High level problem solving skills and a demonstrated ability to work autonomously and manage own workload
3.Highly developed ability to adapt to changing circumstances and work flexibly
4.Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and a willingness to help others
5.The ability to act with discretion in dealing with sensitive information
6.Highly proficient in the use of MS Office software suite including Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint or a capability and willingness to develop these skills quickly

Please address the above selection criteria in a separate document when applying for this role – candidates who do not submit addressed selection criteria, a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

For the full list of role responsibilities and selection criteria please download the position description from our website.


Base Salary Range: $71,774 to $82,110 pa (HEW 5)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis of 10 months

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC197093

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 11:59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.

UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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