Executive Officer

University of Melbourne
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$89,182 – $96,536
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Working Time:Full time
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Executive Officer

Job no: 0057796 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Continuing Department: Strategy and Culture Salary: UOM 6 – $89,182 – $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part- time)

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About Strategy and Culture The University's Communications and Marketing function, within Strategy and Culture, provides strategic, advisory and operational services to support the academic mission and the University strategy. It fosters a culture of best practice and collaboration across the University's communication and marketing teams and stakeholders and uses data-driven insights to inform decision-making across the University.

About the Role As the Executive Officer, Strategic Communications, you will be responsible for providing high-level executive and secretariat support to the Director, Strategic Communications, including executive communications, stakeholder coordination, administrative duties and support across the function. These activities include organising and supervising all administrative duties that facilitate the running of a directorate by providing administrative support to programs and internal communications within the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as the point of contact for the Director, handling enquiries, prioritising and actioning requests and taking decisive action to facilitate the optimal use of the Director's time
  • On behalf of the Director, manage, prepare and review high-level, complex communications across Strategic Communications and the broader University Communications and Marketing portfolio
  • Research, analyse, collate and provide operational information to the Director to support informed decision-making and planning
  • Contribute to and at times lead a range of activities across the Strategic Communications function
  • About You You will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated capacity to prepare high-quality written materials in multiple formats. You will maintain a high level of confidentiality whilst undertaking several concurrent tasks and bring excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills.

    Ideally, you will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training in Communications
  • Experience working in senior executive support and secretariat roles, providing administrative support to ensure the efficient running of the day-to-day activities including diary management, handling enquiries and correspondence preparation and management.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with an understanding of Executive office processes relating to Communications, including preparing and managing reporting and administrative activities for the function
  • About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    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 us at [email protected]

    Applications close: 5 FEB 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


    Advertised: 20 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 05 Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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