Administrative Support Officer

Curtin University of Technology
February 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$71,664 - $75,313
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed-term contract,
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Bullet Points

  • $71,664 - $75,313 (G04) + 17% superannuation
  • Full time, 2-year contract
  • Be part of an inclusive, dedicated, and diverse team at our vibrant Bentley campus
  • Job Reference: 1181373

    About us

    The Curtin University-based Mentally Healthy WA's Act Belong Commit campaign is a statewide mental health promotion campaign which encourages people to take action to improve their mental wellbeing. The campaign includes paid and unpaid media advertising to get the message out and partners with over 300 organisations including government agencies, local governments, non-government organisations, peak bodies, universities, schools and grass roots community groups who offer mentally healthy activities. Mentally Healthy WA's mission is to enhance the mental wellbeing of Western Australians by strengthening individual resilience and building community cohesion. For more information about Mentally Healthy WA and the Act Belong Commit campaign visit: https: // www.

    Your new role We are seeking an Administrative Support Officer to provide administrative and logistical support to the Act Belong Commit program. This role will be based at our Bentley campus where you will work with a dynamic and close-knit team. Tasks may be wide-ranging and will include those listed below:

  • Respond to incoming enquiries and requests in a proactive, accurate, customer-focused and professional manner
  • Manage the provision of resources to Act Belong Commit partners, working closely with external supplier Quickmail
  • Prepare documentation (e.g. reports, minutes of meetings, correspondence), using the full range and features of MS Office applications, in accordance with the requirements and standards of the work unit
  • Coordinate arrangements for and schedule meetings and appointments including inviting attendees, booking venues and arranging catering, as required. May manage another staff member's diaries
  • Facilitate the procurement of consumables for the area (e.g. stationery, equipment) and partner resources within delegated financial limits and in consultation relevant school/area staff
  • Maintain and update records and information within the work unit via the established records management system and procedures, including archival or disposal in accordance with University policy and relevant legislation, to ensure accuracy of filing and ease of retrieval
  • Undertake other activities which are consistent with the accountabilities and responsibilities as listed above.
  • Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with skills in in a wide range of applications including the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of general administrative support and the ability to apply skills to a varied range of different tasks
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently with general direction
  • Demonstrated oral communication skills with the ability to liaise with a diverse range of people in a clear and professional manner, with cross cultural sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to organise time and work activities according to priorities and to meet deadlines
  • As this is a fixed-term contract, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Christina Pollard on [email protected].

    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. Our Talent Acquisition team enjoys a blend of remote work (2 days a week) and the option to work from our Midland or St Georges Terrace offices on occasion for a change of scenery.
  • 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, 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.


    Applications close: 4:30pm AWST, Wednesday, 28 February.

    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 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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