About the job
The Personal Assistant is responsible for providing high level and confidential administrative support to the Head of School and Associate Head of School (Academic). Acting as the first point of contact for these positions within the School, you will interact with senior academic and industry based staff internal and external to the University. Working as part of the administrative team, this role is responsible for undertaking complex diary management, preparing high level draft correspondence and documents, and providing administrative support to other general activities of the School.
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant will have previous experience working as a personal assistant or in an administrative support role to a senior manager, together with post-secondary qualifications. Exceptional time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an overall attitude of positivity, resilience and flexibility will ensure your success in this position. Although not essential, tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and an understanding of the higher education sector will be highly regarded.
A University of Enterprise
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.
In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.
Benefits on offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.
We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
Lodging your application
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Sarah Doyle, Recruitment Administrator on +618 8302 1700 or via email to email@example.com.
Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 15 January 2017
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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA
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