SOCIAL INCLUSION UNIT
REFERENCE NO. 878/0415
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and
has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It
employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.
The Social Inclusion Unit is located in the Education
Portfolio and holds responsibility and oversight for programs and initiatives
to support these priorities. This
includes management of the University’s Higher Education Participation and
Partnerships Program (HEPPP) funding and contributing to the development and
implementation of programs and policy to support an inclusive student
experience; enhance staff capacity and skills relevant to social inclusion,
Indigenous education and community engagement and the development of research
on social inclusion/exclusion in higher education.
The Social Inclusion Unit leads and supports programs and
initiatives to build school and community capacity to attend higher education
and to increase the participation of students from identified cohorts. These programs are conducted as part of the
University’s Compass Program and Wingara Mura – Bunga Barrabugu strategy.
In this role you will coordinate events and activities that
bring thousands of students, parents and teachers to the University campuses
each year. This includes smaller scale events (30 – 200pax) that repeat a
number of times throughout the year (such as introduction to university
programs for primary and secondary students, and information sessions held on campus for
parents) and other larger scale on-campus events (with between 300pax-700pax).
In this highly varied position you will:
To succeed you will need:
This is a great opportunity for someone from an events
management background who wants to advance their career with one of Australia’s
premier educational institutions.
This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake 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)
All applications must
be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit [..] and search by the reference
number for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 5pm
11 May 2015
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to
equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups,
including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University
of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from
people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.
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An Event Assistant is being sought for a bespoke event management agency located in Sydney’s East. The successful candidate will be responsible for the creative concepts, execution and management of client events.
The ideal candidate will be extremely creative, efficient, possess strong time management and communication skills, digital savvy, detail-orientated and highly organised with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Assisting in creating unique event design and concepts
Responsible for event execution alongside the Event Director
Implementing creative systems
Sourcing and delivering variables of event concepts
Run sheet management and creation
REQUIREMENTS + SKILLS
- Advanced skill level in the use of all MS Office applications
- Ability to work independently with little oversight
- High attention to detail and outstanding organisational skills
- A clear understanding of discretion and confidentiality
Photoshop or InDesign experience
Event experience preferred but not necessary
This is a broad and hands on role and requires the ability to research, organise, develop proposals and think of innovative solutions in a fast-paced and result driven environment. You will be required to work at all key events within the year, which involves working evenings and weekends when required.