Personal Assistant to Chief Operating Officer

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Adelaide, Australia
$62,880 - $74,826 per annum
09 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated Personal Assistant for the following position:

  • Personal Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO)

You will be responsible for providing superior executive and administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of the Office. Coordinating the efficient workflow, diary and events of the Office, you will proactively and independently balance priorities with competing demands. You will also collate data and assist the preparation and proofing of draft reports and correspondence.

Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will have highly developed organisational skills, excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on the provision of quality customer service. You will be flexible and resilient and communicate with a high level of diplomacy and confidentiality.

Experience providing executive support to committees and an understanding of basic accounting principles would be an advantage.

Your work ethic and integrity combined with your professional attitude and presentation will set you apart.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.
Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, in the first instance please contact Linda Bowen, Human Resources Officer on (08) 8302 0638 or via email at:

Applications close: 9.00am Thursday 27 October 2016

CLICK HERE to access a copy of the position description

Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

Before you apply:

Preview the application form before you start your application. Ensure you have the following information for your online application:

  • the name and contact details of at least two confidential work-related referees
  • a cover letter detailing the reasons for your application and your suitability for the position
  • your curriculum vitae
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