Executive Officer and Advisor to DVCE

Melbourne, Australia
10 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • HEO9 Classification

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

Led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, the education portfolio provides a range of educational support services to the University. These include academic development in learning and teaching, online and educational technology support and coordination, higher education standards and quality assurance, course management systems oversight, and coordination of strategic learning and teaching programs.

About the position

The Executive Officer / Advisor provides senior executive support and advice to the DVCE on a daily basis, covering a broad range of University and Portfolio business. You will coordinate the activities of the Office and Portfolio leadership group, undertake substantial business support projects and provide expert review and enquiry management support.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess highly developed knowledge of the higher education policy and operational environment, with demonstrated success in delivering efficient high level project support to senior staff in a higher education setting. You will bring exceptional attention to detail, highly developed communication, presentation and negotiation skills, with the ability to work with a wide range of senior stakeholders.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date:  Monday, 7 December 2020 by 11.55pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries:  Noha Khalaf, n.khalaf@latrobe.edu.au

HR/Recruitment Enquiries:  Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing all the essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria listed in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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