Division Administrator

23 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job No: GC349
Location: Darlinghurst

Neuroscience & Genomics and Epigenetics

At Garvan our research is focused upon understanding the role of genes and molecular and cellular processes in health and disease as the basis for developing future preventions, treatments and cures. Our scientists are researchers who work towards making significant breakthroughs in scientific discovery to positively impact human health

Our support staff are the foundation of our scientific operations and we only recruit the best talent. Our support teams are experts in their fields and are driven by the dynamic culture, innovation and cutting edge research that the Garvan offers.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a professional and friendly Division Administrator to support two of our research divisions – Neuroscience and Genomics and Epigenetics. This is a busy role that will cover the following activities:

  • Diary management
  • Scheduling travel for domestic and international travel
  • Preparing board and committee documentation
  • Reconcile monthly expenses on behalf of the Division Head and other senior staff
  • Coordinating visits from external guests/speakers, organise itineraries
  • Assisting with preparing presentations

To be successful in the position you will demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Previous experience supporting a team or division, in a similar environment
  • Strong administrative and coordination skills
  • High attention to detail and an ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to think and act quickly when problem solving
  • Intermediate level of the Microsoft office suite in particular word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Be a collaborative and team player

How to apply

To apply, please submit your application via the Garvan careers site: https://www.garvan.org.au/careers

Please prepare and submit your application as per the directions below: 

  • A Cover Letter
  • CV including 3 Referees

Closing date

We are reviewing applications as they are received. This position will remain open until filled

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