Education Support Officer, Clinical Employment at UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Multiple full-time and part-time roles available on a fixed-term and rolling basis
  • Support process for teaching activities in our clinical schools
  • Salary of $89,759 – $96,764 + 17% superannuation

About the Opportunity

The University of Sydney is now ranked 38th in the world for the 2022 University Rankings, moving up 5 places from last year. The employability of our graduates is 1st in Australia and 4th in the world; our subject rankings in medicine are ranked 1st in Australia and 18th in the world.

As such, we are living in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to achieve the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are seeking several Education support workers (clinics) to join the teaching unit to support our clinical schools:

the Education support workers (clinics) will primarily support one of the clinical schools above and may be required to travel from site to site to support other areas of work from time to time.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • act as a key point of contact for clinical school staff and students to support the delivery of Sydney’s medical program
  • coordinate the compilation of academic content and materials prepared by academic and teaching staff for study programs, for print publications and/or upload to Canvas/online systems
  • coordinate processes for teaching activities, including the recruitment, engagement, and ongoing relationship management of paid and unpaid clinical tutors and supervisors; the timely and accurate production of block schedules; as well as providing school-based clinical assessments and examinations
  • provide support and training to new academic/sessional teaching staff on the use of academic systems and the application of policies relevant to learning and teaching
  • create and maintain relevant databases and contact lists to support learning and teaching activities.

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 with these values ​​and seek Education support workers (clinics) who has:

  • demonstrated customer focus with strong stakeholder engagement capability to enable successful outcomes
  • Effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) along with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise initiative and exercise good judgment, as well as the ability to prioritize workload work during busy periods
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including internal and external customers and suppliers, and university students.

To keep our community safe, please review our COVID Safety Precautions which constitute our entry requirements for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

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 checks

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

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documents) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

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