Executive Assistant to the Director of Property

Sydney, Australia
08 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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 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. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

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

Macquarie University Property Division supports the University in achieving its learning, teaching and research goals through providing planning, development and maintenance services for all University buildings and infrastructure as well as providing a growing commercial property investment portfolio through development and/or acquisition and managing the same.

The Role

The Property Division is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to provide high-level executive support to the Director of Property.  If you are an excellent communicator who proactively builds and manages positive relationships and are flexible and resilient in your approach, then this is a role you will thrive in.

You will have exceptional organizational skills and be able to exercise a high level of personal judgment in dealing with a range of confidential and sensitive issues. You will take an active role in managing, prioritising and maintaining the Director’s diary, correspondence and events as well as provide support to the Senior Leadership team when required.

Selection Criteria 

To be considered for this position, please apply online with a CV and attach a separate 1-2 page cover letter, referencing the selection criteria below:

  • Extensive experience in the provision of executive support at a senior level, preferably within the property sector
  • Demonstrated track record of building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation and corporate partners
  • Proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills in addition to the ability to manage confidential matters with discretion
  • A consistent track record of delivering high quality work and being accountable for the successful completion of tasks within realistic timeframes

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Salary Package: From $77,894 – $85,982 per annum (Level 6), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Position Description: Download File Executive Assistant_Property_6.pdf

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Enquiries: Leonie Verzeletti, HR Business Partner on leonie.verzeletti@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Tuesday, 22nd August at 11.55 pm AEST

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 GLBTI; 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.

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