HR Administrator (part-time)

Job No: GC2059
Location: Darlinghurst

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes, with over 600 scientists, students and support staff. We pioneer study into the most widespread diseases affecting our community today, including cancer, neurodegenerative and mental diseases, disorders of the immune system, diabetes and obesity, osteoporosis and other skeletal disorders. 

The Human Resources Team at Garvan provides a range of strategic and operational services for the institute and its people. These areas include employee engagement, policy development, recruitment and retention and performance management. The team's focus is on supporting the strategic objectives of the Institute as well as its people and aims to develop a positive, engaging and high performance culture.


The Role

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated part-time HR Administrator to join our friendly team for a 6 month fixed term. Work pattern is flexible and will be 5-6 hours per day over 3 days per week.  This is a busy role covering activities from drafting a range of staff-related correspondence including; contracts, transfers, changes, advice, probation, termination etc., maintaining staff files and general administrative duties.


About You

As the go-to person you will possess a professional and positive attitude with the ability to follow through and resolve issues, and:

  • Have prior experience in a similar role
  • Strong administrative and coordination skills
  • Excellent customer services skills and ethics
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Have worked with 1 or more HRIS’s (preferably ADP)
  • Have sound knowledge of the Microsoft office suite


This is an excellent opportunity to work in a social, inspiring workplace, located in modern offices, on-site café, close to public transport and restaurants. You will be joining a friendly and well established team and rewarded with a competitive salary.


How to Apply

Please prepare and submit your application as per the directions below: 

  • A Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria above
  • Your Resume
  • Relevant qualifications/certificates and Academic Transcripts 


Closing date

We are reviewing applications as they are received. This position will remain open until filled. 



Only applicants with full working rights in Australia are eligible to apply for this role.


Applicants must apply via: to have their applications considered.


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