Paralegal, Knowledge Management

Perth, Australia
05 Nov 2018
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19 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of Strategy, Planning and Performance

Risk and Legal

  • Great opportunity to bring your extensive administrative support experience, organisation and ideas to improve processes to the Risk and Legal Team
  • Full-time, Level 5 appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Salary range: $68,214 to $75,724 plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team: As part of UWA’s Office of Strategy, Planning and Performance, you will join the Risk and Legal team. This team aims to develop systems, processes and tools to assist in engaging with, educating and empowering staff to manage operational matters efficiently without regular advice so the team’s resources can be directed towards areas of highest strategic value. The Risk and Legal team also provides key strategic risk inputs into the University's planning processes.

About the opportunity:

This position is an integral part of a busy team, providing essential office support. Reporting to the Office Coordinator for Risk and Legal, you will provide high level paralegal support to the team and take a responsible role in the development and maintenance of knowledge management tools, inter-organisational communications and training. You have the opportunity to be involved in managing legal workflows, templates, reporting, record keeping, communication, supporting the processing of Freedom of Information Act applications, as well as developing self-help tools and preparing all training materials.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

About you:

While those with or working towards a tertiary qualification are encouraged to apply, it’s not considered a mandatory requirement. You will however have some relevant administrative experience in a Legal practice setting, with highly developed problem solving and time management skills and demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines, work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team.

About the campus:

We work at one of Australia’s most beautiful university campuses, with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. In addition to facilities such as gym, library, swimming pool and childcare, we have great public transport links and end of trip facilities so you can ride, run or walk to work.

Closing date: Monday, 19 November 2018

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: 317405.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.