Administration Assistant

2 days left

Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
$67,625 to $76,886 p.a.
Posted
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Ref
499930
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC), Corporate Engagement and Advancement is accountable for achieving the strategic goals for the University with regard to corporate engagement, advancement and the Macquarie University brand.

The Role

We are seeking a professional and experienced Administration Assistant to provide support to the Office of Corporate Engagement.  You will be a great multi-tasker, have a high level of attention to detail and the desire to work in a fast paced environment.  You will also be a strong communicator and be able to demonstrate tact and discretion in dealing with a range of confidential and sensitive issues.

Selection Criteria 

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) which addresses the criteria below and upload this and your CV as part of the application process:

  • Demonstrated skill and experience in the provision of administrative and secretarial support to a senior executive, including all office and diary management activities.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in preparing agendas, minutes, reports and presentations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage confidential matters with discretion.
  • Demonstrated experience building and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills including the capacity to work autonomously and manage conflicting priorities.

Salary Package: From $67,625 to $76,886 p.a. (HEW Level 5), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

Role Enquiries:  Margaret Hudson, Director Corporate Engagement on margaret.hudson@mq.edu.au: +}61 2 9850 1399

General Recruitment Enquiries: Patsy Moss on patsy.moss@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9821

Applications Close: Sunday 4 December 2016 at 11.55pm (AEDST)

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.