Administrative Officer

Curtin University of Technology
April 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Job reference: 1192894

Faculty of Business & Law Over 13,000 students from more than 140 countries are studying undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Curtin Business School and Curtin Law School at the Faculty of Business and Law.

We have considerable experience and influence in providing high-quality and transformative education and research across Australia and the Asian region. One of our great strengths is our ability to produce industry-ready graduates.

Our researchers help resolve business challenges. We deliver real results through collaborative research, developed in partnership with key stakeholders which can be applied to any organisation.

We also offer customised short courses to industry to help employees from a wide range of organisations improve their performance.

Your new role: The Faculty of Business and Law are looking for two enthusiastic Administrative Officers to join their team. Consideration will also be given to candidates who wish to apply for both roles and work on a full-time basis.

The Administrative Officer coordinates and undertakes general administrative activities which support the day-to-day operational effectiveness of the area. In this case, the 0.6 role will support the Faculty's Dean of Research and the Research Portfolio and the 0.4 role will support the Faculty Office more broadly. Both roles may act as the main point of contact and will be responsible for all general support and administrative activities of the functional area. The 0.6 role will also provide comprehensive personal assistance to the Dean of Research.

In this role you will:

  • Establish and maintain efficient administrative processes and practices.
  • Manage the commitments and diary of the Dean, Research.
  • Create, publish and distribute reports and other documentation as required in a professional and timely manner (e.g. briefing papers, minutes and agenda and general correspondence).
  • Assist with the planning and execution of internal events, including but not limited to sourcing and organising venues, catering, suppliers and promotional activities.
  • In liaison with the University's Travel Team, arrange and coordinate travel arrangements for staff and visitors in accordance with the Travel Procedure and ensure all travel details are reviewed and accurate.
  • Liaise with relevant area stakeholder and University functional areas (e.g. People and Culture, Finance, Properties, and Corporate Relations) to ensure specific work is completed as necessary.
  • Undertake other activities which the incumbent might reasonably be expected to do, and which are consistent with the accountabilities and responsibilities as listed above.
  • We are looking for:

  • Completion of a diploma and considerable relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education/training.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks, prioritise activities and meet deadlines.
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with a well-developed cross-cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team, including respecting difference, supporting others, accepting direction and working to group goals.
  • A willingness to help out other team members and to conduct tasks outside the parameters of this job description if required.
  • Previous experience in a tertiary environment would be highly regarded.
  • What we offer you:

  • Collegial and collaborative team environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A vibrant campus with gym, childcare, wellness programs, medical and counselling services.
  • A generous superannuation scheme.
  • A flexible working environment.
  • For details of Curtin's employee benefits please visit https: //

    What we need from you: Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

    The successful candidate will be required to provide a National Police Clearance.

    Applications close: Monday 8th of April 2024 To view a copy of the role's Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

    https: //

    Please indicate in your application which of the two roles you are applying for!

    To learn more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Rachael Edwards, Faculty Business Operations Coordinator , at [email protected] or 9266 7553.

    Valuing Diversity and Inclusion At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.

    Disclaimer Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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