Senior Administrative Officer

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2021
Ref
254/2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
$73,257 to $81,404 pa (HEW 5)
ONGOING, FULL-TIME, MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS

Overview

Bring your passion for arts and culture to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and one of Australia’s youngest and most dynamic University’s, as we pursue our vision to be recognised as one of the world’s top performing arts academies.

Part of Edith Cowan University (ECU), the western Australian Academy of Performing Arts has played a pivotal role in the careers of many of its stellar alumni, including Hugh Jackman, Frances O’Connor, Marcus Graham, William McInnes, Lisa McCune, Lucy Durack, and many more.

This position, which reports to the Operations Manager provides highly professional and comprehensive administrative support and assistance to WAAPA staff and secretarial support to the Executive Dean and the School leadership group. This role also works with confidential and sensitive information where privacy is essential.

The Senior Administrative Officer also undertakes special projects as requested, including but not limited to, research and analysis, communications with stakeholders, progress monitoring and preparation of reports.

Key Criteria

To be successful you will have extensive experience in an administrative support role, with experience as a personal assistant or executive officer highly regarded and the ability to demonstrate:

  • A thorough understanding of, and excellence in, the practices, systems and procedures of providing administrative support
  • The ability to plan and co-ordinate multiple projects, in compliance with organisational and external policies, processes and standards
  • The ability to work in a confidential environment
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to exercise sound judgement and operate with tact and discretion

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $73,257 to $81,404 pa (HEW 5) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Laura Clarke on 08 6304 2116 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the Key Criteria (above), providing clear examples.

It is anticipated interviews for this position will occur on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th December 2021.

Closing Date

Applications close on Friday, 10 December 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

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ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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