Committee Coordinator

Randwick, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

Philanthropy is critical to the success of the 2025 Strategy. Beginning with the appointment of a new VicePresident, Philanthropy in February 2016, UNSW is committed to building a world-class development and engagement team that will help advance UNSW’s ambitious goals.Our Development and International Development teams work closely with individuals, corporations, and foundations to raise philanthropic support for the university’s highest priorities.

Our Alumni and Engagement team helps encourage the involvement of alumni and friends in Sydney and around the world in the life of UNSW. Our Operations Team ensures that all UNSW donors, alumni and friends receive a consistent and high standard of service and stewardship.

About the role

  • A$70K - $79K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing 
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

Faculty Advisory Councils and their members are part of the wider volunteer leadership structure and serve in a voluntary capacity to the university. Working within the Office of the Vice President Philanthropy, the Committee Coordinator is responsible in supporting Faculty Advisory Councils which are embedded into all nine faculties across UNSW.

The position, reporting to the Corporate Secretary, will work closely with each council and their members as well as the Deans of each Faculty and plays an integral role being the first point of contact for all volunteer leaders across the university.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Proven ability to prioritise tasks effectively, meet deadlines, work on multiple tasks, ensure targeted outcomes, and consistently produce quality output in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated experience exercising initiative, tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting committees or councils
  • Provide administrative management for all Faculty Advisory Council meetings including; drafting and distributing meeting papers (agenda, documentation, minutes).
  • Prepare high quality documents using Microsoft suite products, including drafting correspondence, editing and reformatting documents (including letters, reports, emails, invitations, etc.).
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent level of knowledge gained through education, training and/or experience.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Keri Bell, Acting Corporate Secretary

T: +61 (2) 8936 4733


Applications close: 24 October 2017