Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, Projects

Sydney, Australia
$88,288 to $97,668 pa (HEW 7)
16 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

UTS has a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly experienced and accomplished Executive Assistant to provide strategic and project support to the Vice-Chancellor.

We are a dynamic university located in the heart of the city’s creative precinct. UTS has built a strong reputation for innovation and excellence, with social justice at our core. Our 2027 Strategic Plan outlines our vision to be a leading public university of technology and provides a strong statement about UTS’s aspirations for our fourth decade.

As the Executive Assistant (Projects) to the Vice-Chancellor, you will work to support a creative and energetic Vice-Chancellor and become an integral part of the cohesive and collaborative Chancellery.

With a focus on supporting Vice-Chancellor committees and report writing, the Executive Assistant (Projects) will work to provide timely and accurate responses to the varied priorities of the VC and his office.

This opportunity will appeal to a strategic and professional Executive Assistant, with prior experience supporting a senior executive and providing governance and executive administrative support to boards/committees, who is comfortable working collaboratively and building relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

Along with this, the ideal candidate will be:

  • An effective communicator – you will have highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop effective networks to influence outcomes and be comfortable building relationships with stakeholders across all levels. As someone who enjoys report writing, you will be comfortable and experienced in preparing documents for review by senior staff.
  • Proactive and pragmatic –  with extensive prior experience in the provision of support to a senior executive, you will be comfortable managing competing priorities and able to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Organised and detail oriented – utilising your prior experience providing governance support to boards and/or committees, you will be a detail oriented individual, committed to accuracy and precision.
  • Collaborative and innovative – working in conjunction with a second Executive Assistant, you will be comfortable working within a team environment where collaboration and a focus on process improvement is paramount to success.
  • Empathetic and positive – you will have the capacity to manage interpersonal relationships tactfully and empathetically and contribute to a positive, service-oriented work environment.

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please download the Position Description from the UTS website by clicking the apply link.


Base Salary Range: $88,288 to $97,668 pa (HEW 7)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

For further information on the application process and to submit an application, please click the apply link to be taken to the UTS website.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Dominic Cozzupoli (Senior Recruiter) at dominic.cozzupoli@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 7416. Please quote IRC131497.

Closing Date:  Monday 6th May 2019 11:59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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