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The Hawkesbury Institute has quickly grown to over fifty researchers and staff and over sixty students, a phenomenal growth rate that reflects our goals of attracting the best researchers in fields of plant and soil physiology, ecosystems and ecophysiology, animal and insect research and related disciplines.

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Senior Administrative Officer Finance

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University is seeking a Senior Administrative Officer (Finance) to work collaboratively within a small, friendly team to provide advice and operational expertise on all matters relating to finance, travel, and casual employment.

The role is a pivotal position within the Institute, requiring management of a broad range of administrative operations in a high volume work area, and an appreciation of the workings of a research-driven environment with limited funds. The position is a demanding one, often requiring a number of tasks to be accomplished within a tight timeframe. The position is responsible not only for the operational finances of the Institute, but the provision of efficient and effective financial, and accounting advice and support to individual researchers and other staff involved in the administration of research projects.

Apply by 27th August 2017

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