First listed on: 12 October 2018

Education Support Officer

  • Fantastic opportunity to be an integral part of education administrative and operational support to Academic and Teaching staff
  • Located at Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, Wahroonga
  • Fixed Term, part-time 0.6FTE (3 days per week) for 12 months and base salary $84K p.a pro rata plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Education Support Officer will provide a broad range of education administrative and operational support to Academic and Teaching staff to meet the educational support needs of the Faculty. The position will provide education support services in line with academic requirements and the overall timetable for the work area. The position will be responsible for the coordination of and administrative support for clinical teaching at Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School across all stages of the Sydney Medical Program, including timetabling, evaluation, monitoring of attendance and assistance with coordinating structured teaching sessions for Academic and Teaching staff. The role calls for a need to work collaboratively and collegially with a range of people, including clinicians, staff, students and academic tutors to deliver a high quality education program.

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 Education Support Officer who:

  • Tertiary qualifications with relevant work experience; and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training
  • experience delivering education programmes, preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • Sound understanding of timetablinq/rosterinq of student activities
  • Working knowledge of Learning Management Systems such as Canvas would be highly regarded

The successful candidate will also have effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) together with strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judqement along with the ability to prioritise workload during busy periods. Knowledge of University policies and procedures and administrative processes within a tertiary environment would be highly regarded.

About us

Located in Wahroonga, on Sydney’s North Shore, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School is a clinical teaching unit of The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School, and is its first fully-fledged Clinical School based within a private hospital. Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School provides a multidisciplinary learning environment and increases the breadth of opportunity for clinical teaching. It uses traditional ward-based teaching and takes advantage of initiatives for clinical care delivery in the private sector, including teaching in the consulting rooms of specialists who hold appointments at the Hospital. Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School also promotes increased familiarity between the private healthcare sector and its future workforce, leading to a better connection between the training experience and future professional demands and expectations. This position is based at Sydney Adventist Hospital and it is expected that the incumbent will demonstrate understanding and support of the mission and values of Sydney Adventist Hospital.

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.


As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements and click on police checks.

This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

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 1877/0918F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm Sunday 28 October 2018

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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