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Administrative Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$87,460 – $92,430 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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  • Level 6, full-time appointment on a fixed term basis for 2 years
  • Base salary range: $87,460 – $92,430 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong 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

The Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre (FEnEx CRC) is an Australian not-for-profit organisation striving to decarbonise energy exports through industrial-scale research and innovation. Established in 2020 as a research-driven charity, the organisation also delivers education and training, evidence-based advice to inform the development of government policies, testing facilities and PhD scholarship opportunities. Through research and innovation in LNG and Hydrogen, the FEnEx CRC will help Australia remain at the forefront of energy provision internationally.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under general direction, provide a high level of administrative and secretarial support to the CRC and take a responsible role in the establishment, maintenance and improvement of the office systems and policies and procedures to ensure its efficient operation. You will liaise with internal staff, other CRCs, and external research partners, as well as industry and commerce.

 To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent
  • Extensive relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team
  • Proficiency in a range of office computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email
  • Experience with financial software (PeopleSoft), travel booking/expense management software (Concur), web content management software is desirable

 About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  PD [Administrative Officer] [516851].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 6 March 2024.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jill Stajduhar at

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

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

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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