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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

Become part of something distinctive.

Business Support Officer

Apply now Job no: 494392
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Administration

Are you an innovative and organised administrative professional seeking a new opportunity? The Innovation & Business Development (I&BD) unit is a small and dynamic team working within the Research & Innovation Services portfolio of the University of Canberra. We are an ambitious university whose continued success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world's fastest rising university in international rankings.

The I&BD unit is seeking a professional and highly motivated Business Support Officer to assist the team in its operations. Reporting to the Deputy Director Innovation and Business Development, you will be responsible for a broad range of administrative services to support the efficient and effective operation of research, innovation and business development activities within the team.

The ability to work within multiple applications and multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail whilst maintaining confidentiality is essential. Higher education experience &/or sector knowledge would be advantageous as is the ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner. Highly developed computer literacy including Microsoft Office computing skills and well developed time management skills are also essential.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer, offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you will be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Dr E-Jen Teh on 6206 8437 or via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Monday 9 March 2020

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