Executive Officer

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
10 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2018
Ref
003/2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS 
  • $78,578 TO $84,902 PA (HEW 6)
  • ONGOING, FULL-TIME 

Overview

Edith Cowan University is a large, multi-campus institution serving communities nationally and internationally. The University has two metropolitan campuses at Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and also serves Western Australia’s South West Region from a campus at Bunbury, 200 km south of Perth.

The University is seeking to appoint an experienced, highly organised and professional Executive Officer with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated capacity for initiative and problem-solving.

Part of the cooperative and collaborative Chancellery Administration Support team, this exciting role provides highly professional, comprehensive and confidential executive and administrative support and assistance to the Senior Executives to fulfil their requirements and objectives for the University.

The Executive Officer also undertakes special projects as requested, including but not limited to, research and analysis, communications with stakeholders, progress monitoring and preparation of reports.

Key Criteria

To be successful you will have experience in a similar executive support role and will demonstrate: 

  • a thorough understanding of, and excellence in, the practices, systems and procedures of providing executive support;
  • the ability to work in a confidential environment; 
  • excellent organisational skills;  and
  • the ability to exercise sound judgement and operate with tact and discretion.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $78,578 TO $84,902 pa (HEW 6) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Janine McKay on 6304 5155 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the Key Criteria (above) giving clear examples.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at 11:30 pm WST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.