Executive Assistant

Hobart, Australia
10 May 2018
End of advertisement period
29 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative assistance to the Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Executive Management team.

In the role you will:

  • Provide high-level executive support for the Chief Information Officer, IT Services and the Executive Management team.
  • Perform a full range of high-level administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operation of the IT Services section.
  • Coordinate and maintain the Chief Information Officer’s professional activities.
  • Provide executive support to committees, including preparing agendas and minutes.
  • Undertake the day-to-day processing of the section’s financial and human resources requirements.
  • Provide advice and/or make recommendations requiring a detailed knowledge of policies and/or the interpretation of rules/regulations and entitlements to ITS management and staff.
  • Coordinate information to prepare, compose and draft and/or critically review correspondence, memoranda, administrative, and financial reports, for the IT Services Executive Management Team.

Based in Sandy Bay you will be employed on a fixed-term, fractional (0.8) basis until 8 May 2019.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A degree or completion of a Certificate IV and/or extensive relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform administrative tasks accurately and with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated competency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database operations and use of email and the internet.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in human resources and financial activities.
  • Good organisational and planning skills, including the ability to use initiative, prioritise, solve routine problems, gather relevant information, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, and work effectively and flexibly as a member of a team.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 5 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $81,601 comprising base salary within the range of $65,021 to $74,521 plus 9.5% superannuation (pro rata).

For further information about this position please contact ,Gillian Vosper, Senior Executive Officer, Gillian.Vosper@utas.edu.au / 03 6226 1987.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Monday 29 May 2018.