Human Resources Officer

Job no: 500059
Work type: Full-time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Human Resources

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting
  • A strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • A strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

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

About the role

  • Salary:
    • Level 5: 75,081 – 84,958 per annum plus 17% superannuation
    • Level 6: 87,903 – 93,772 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Employment Term: Continuing
  • Employment Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Canberra, ACT

The UNSW Canberra Human Resources Team has an exciting opportunity for a HR professional to join our supportive HR team. The successful candidate will develop strong collaborative working relationships with all clients and provide generalist HR advice and support around all aspects of HR operations.

As the HR Officer you will undertake operational and transactional HR activities and contribute to the full suite of end to end recruitment activities for UNSW Canberra. You will also make a contribution to local HR and Faculty projects and initiatives.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • HR transactional/ operational experience.
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop positive client relationships.
  • Ability to work in a high-volume work environment with excellent attention to detail.

How to Apply:

If you are a HR professional looking for your next opportunity please submit:

  • Your CV/ Resume
  • A maximum two (2) page document outlining:
    • How your skills and experience suit the HR Officer role; and,
    • Briefly outline up to three (3) achievements in your professional career that you are proud of.


  • Melanie Kovacs, HR Business Partner/ HR Manager, UNSW Canberra
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Applications close: 29 November 2020, 11:30 pm (AEDT)

Position Description

Advertised: 16 Nov 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 29 Nov 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time