Administrative Assistant Job at University of Newcastle – in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Join a global leader within The School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences

Take part in key teaching and learning projects with different work streams

Add value with your knowledge, effective time management and organisational skills.

Job Summary

A position that offers a variety of opportunities to contribute to the real learning outcomes of a diverse student community.

Look to the future

The College of Human and Social Futures (CHSF) has a proud tradition of excellent teaching, a strong research profile, a focus on Work Integrated Learning (WIL), students coming to university from low SES backgrounds, Indigenous students, adults returning to study, and excellent students entering university from high school seeking opportunities through higher education.

The School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences offers degree programs in Arts, Communications, Design, Humanities, Music and Social Science. The new School will be a major driver of the College and University’s social research and innovation agenda and will increasingly look to pursue industry engagement into new markets for research and development, social innovation, and potential commercialisation opportunities, particularly in the social and human services, arts, heritage and culture sector.

Be part of something bigger

You will provide high‐level administrative support to staff, students and external stakeholders of the School. You will work as part of a busy team of administrative professionals with strong organisational skills combined with a commitment to operational efficiency and providing exceptional client services. You will have opportunity to contribute to various projects under different streams of work at the university during a time of change and optimisation. Take part in projects to optimise teaching and learning management workflows and resource allocations. Gain knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of a university and drive change and effectiveness.

This full-time ongoing position will be located at the Callaghan Campus.

How will you inspire us?

You will be a highly skilled and resilient administrative assistant who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced and busy environment. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will have excellent prioritisation and time management skills in managing competing demands. You will have strong ability to build strong relationships and work as part of a team. You will demonstrate initiative and show a strong desire to improve processes and have a continuous improvement mindset.

This is an identified position and applicants must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. Being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised under Section 14(D) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 NSW.

The remuneration is from $65,591 – $71,298 plus 17% Super

For additional information on the position contact Mr Owen Jackson, School Executive Officer on Phone (02) 4921 5173 or email: [email protected]

Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us:
Your application must include:

  • CV/Resume; including contact details for a minimum of one relevant referee.
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role.
  • Response to the following key Essential Criteria:

1. Completion of an associate diploma level qualification with relevant work-related experience, or a certificate level qualification with post-certificate relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

2. Highly developed interpersonal skills including the ability to participate in a team environment demonstrating clear communication and mutual respect.

3. Demonstrated administrative skills and related systems experience, with the ability to utilise social media and communication platforms to create content to engage a diverse audience.

4. Demonstrated organisational and time management skills to manage priorities, deliver work objectives accurately and on time, and manage competing demands from a range of stakeholders.

5. Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.

Closing date: Sunday 31st October 2021 11:59 pm

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If you have any difficulties in uploading your application please email [email protected]

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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