Administrative Officer - Autism Program

University of Melbourne
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$73,943 – $78,476
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Administrative Officer - Autism Program

Job no: 0020367 Location: Travancore Role type: Part-time (0.8 FTE); Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Psychiatry Salary: UOM 4 – $73,943 – $78,476 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Contribute to an important program that provides a wide range of professional development courses, relating to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) program at Mindful. Make a real impact!
  • Utilise your strong administrative skills to facilitate the administration of short professional development courses.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families
  • About the Role Join our dynamic team at Mindful – Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health, University of Melbourne, and play a pivotal role in advancing Autism training and support.

    Mindful is part of the Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Melbourne's Travancore campus. The position is responsible for administration relating to the Autism training program at Mindful. This program includes a wide range of professional development short courses offered through Mindful, aimed at people working within the child and adolescent mental health sector.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide overall support to the ASD Academic Lead in the administration of short professional development courses, such as;
  • course registrations, materials and certification
  • event support for online and in-person training
  • development of an annual training calendar and individual training flyers
  • first level response to enquiries
  • With other members of the Mindful administrative team, share responsibility for reception duties.
  • Who We Are Looking For To be successful in this role you will have high level organisational and administration abilities, capable of setting priorities and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment, even when faced with competing demands. Additionally, you possess excellent teamwork and communication skills, enabling you to work effectively with various internal and external stakeholders.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a degree or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • A high degree of expertise in the use of Zoom videoconferencing for large group meetings.
  • A good understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues, including the application of these to record-keeping.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Mindful – Centre for training and research in developmental health Mindful – centre for training and research in developmental health is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and auspiced by the University of Melbourne. It provides professional development training to the child development industry, including one- and two-year courses enrolling over 150 students annually. In addition, Mindful provides a full calendar of half-day to three-day training workshops in key areas such as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as in more specialist areas such as Psychiatric Assessments for the Family Court. Mindful provides the venue and staff for Melbourne-based Tuning in to Kids® facilitator training and supervision.

    Mindful is the lead agency for the early intervention studies associated with the Tuning in to Kids® suite of program, and the evaluation of these programs is the key component of Mindful research activities, including the supervision of Masters and PhD students.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Katie Robertson via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 08 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 22 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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