Personal Assistant to Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Capability

Melbourne, Australia
$63,257-$72,664 p.a
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $63,257-$72,664 p.a + 17% super

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The Research & Innovation Portfolio oversees research and research training across the University through the development and implementation of RMIT University's strategic research priorities and managing research systems and reporting requirements.

The role and your responsibilities

Reporting to the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Capability, the Personal Assistant (PA) is required to provide high quality administrative support to the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Capability (Associate DVC R) including diary management, complex travel arrangements, assistance with the organisation of events and conferences and preparation of documentation. The PA has responsibility for all tasks that support the Associate DVC R's day-to-day operations.

In order to succeed in this role it will be critical for the incumbent to build and maintain strong networks within the Research and Innovation Portfolio and across the University, as well as with external organisations.

Skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will bring to the role your relevant experience in a personal or administrative support role in a large organization. Your excellent verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail and experience in minute taking and the editing of presentations and reports will be essential to your success in this role. Furthermore, key to this role will be your ability to prioritise and work to deadlines and your proven ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive matters in a diplomatic manner.

A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent years of relevant experience is required.

To apply

To view a Position Description and apply online please go to quoting job ref # 556021 or for confidential queries, please contact Louise Francis, Manager, Enabling Capabilty Platforms on +61 3 9925 1185. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. Applications close on 30th November 2016.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.