Property Officer

Location:Camperdown, Darlington
Job Type:Full Time

  • Excellent opportunity to assist with the management of the University’s Property Portfolio
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • Full-time, continuing position with a remuneration package, $124k p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Fantastic opportunity for a Property Officer to join the Property & Development Division, to assist the Project Director in the management of the University’s Property Portfolio, which involves the management of the revenue and expenditure leases, licenses and investment properties.

The University has a diverse property portfolio consisting of over 250 freehold and over 20 leasehold properties. As the Property Officer, you will be required to liaise, collaborate and build excellent working relationships with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a

Property Officer who can demonstrate:

  • experience in property management and lease/licence administration
  • outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • the ability to provide exceptional, quality customer service
  • excellent attention to detail
  • knowledge of property management systems.

About us

University Infrastructure (UI) is responsible for partnering with its University clients to;

  • support the University and Faculty strategies, by being a well-recognised and leading client-focused property and infrastructure planning and delivery unit, which includes expertise in planning and design, property management and development, infrastructure delivery, space, and sustainability to enable the University to achieve its strategic and operational goals.
  • by providing a focus on the infrastructure design, development and delivery, ensuring the University’s strategic objectives, design standards, sustainability targets and new ways of working are achieved to enhance teaching and research together with students, staff and community experience.
  • define the Infrastructure Responses to the University and Faculty strategies.
  • manage the space policy, space allocation issues, utilisation and reporting to governance committees for decisions on space as required to meet the needs of the University.
  • proactively seek and manage property development opportunities in alignment with the University strategies.
  • develop and manage the operational model of student accommodation scheduling etc.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 160/0120C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Closing date: 11:30pm, Tuesday 25 February 2020

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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