Administrative Officer

Curtin University of Technology
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:6 month fixed term
Working Time:Full time
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Job Reference: 1218923

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The University Events team is seeking an Administrative Officer to join their dynamic and high-performing team in delivering a variety of Curtin events. The University Events team have been responsible for delivering fantastic events including the VC's Professional Staff Excellence awards, Teaching and Learning awards, International Women's Day, Curtinnovation Awards, John Curtin Gallery events and much more.

In this role you will be a core team member, working collaboratively to facilitate the delivery of day-to-day administrative activities and special projects to support the University Events team's operational and strategic outcomes.

This role is part time, 6 month fixed term contract with a commitment of 16 hours per week (0.4 FTE), offering flexible hours and adaptable working arrangements.

In this role, you will:

  • Implement and maintain efficient administrative processes and practices.
  • Act as a first point of contact and support the University Events team functions.
  • Provide coordination and operations support to the team including but not limited to sourcing/booking venues, catering, suppliers, and promotional activities.
  • Participate in relevant events, including the provision of back up support for other members of the Events team at every opportunity.
  • Maintain a comprehensive electronic events calendar in MS teams for properties/campus wide awareness.
  • We are looking for (the ideal candidate):

  • Demonstrated computer literacy with proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities with high attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders and demonstrate cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Previous experience working in a university environment (desired).
  • As this is a fixed-term contract, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    Why Choose Us?

    Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.

    Our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence : Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment : Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary : Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Time Well-Spent : Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Recognition for Prior Service : Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness : Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: //
  • For more information about our university visit www.

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the advert, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.

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    Applications close: 1:00pm AWST, Sunday 16 June 2024.

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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