Academic Services Officer
University of New South Wales

Academic Services Officer

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Student Services, Business Development / Industry Engagement

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About UNSW Law

Ranked 14th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research.  Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society.

About the role

  • $87,033 - $92,843 + 17% Superannuation
  • Continuing position
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Academic Services Officer is responsible for all administrative aspects of UNSW Law’s extensive Experiential Learning program as well as providing other academic services support. This involves handling enquiries, application processes, placements, liaison with host organisations (internal and external to UNSW) and with the Director of Experiential Learning.

The position reports to the Academic Services Team Lead with a dotted line to the Director of Experiential Learning and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Responsible for the assessment and placement of undergraduate, Juris Doctor and postgraduate law students in Experiential Learning courses.
  • Maintaining the Law in Action website and organise promotional events.
  • First point of contact for students and host organisations regarding Experiential Learning opportunities.
  • Liaising with UNSW Law Centres offering internal internships and with other host organisations regarding external internships.
  • Assisting the Director of Experiential Learning in the development/review of policies and procedures related to Experiential Learning.
  • Preparing statistics and reports on student participation in Experiential Learning.
  • Maintaining the Law School’s records in relation to courses and programs and ensure they are accurate
  • Support the Director of Learning and Teaching with course revisions and other education administration as required


 Specific requirements include:

  • A degree with relevant experience working in academic administration, preferably in an educational setting or equivalent level of knowledge gained through training or experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in and proven commitment to customer service and problem solving.
  • Excellent organisation skills and demonstrated ability to work productively both independently and within a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and communication skills and the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively with a wide range of people and organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience with university course and program management systems and ability to interpret and implement related policies and procedures.

Please address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description - Academic Services Officer UNSW Law.pdf


Hayley Randall

Talent Acquisition Consultant

T: 02 9385 0962

 Applications close: 11:30pm, 2nd April 2020


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.



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