About the job
As an Executive Support Officer within the newly formed Swinburne Academy, you will be providing high level administrative and executive support to members of the leadership team. You will be required to manage appointments, arrange meetings, and liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the Swinburne Academy General Manager.
As well you will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of administrative functions which support teaching and learning operational activities.
The Teaching and Learning Executive Support Officer will facilitate compliance with University and Regulatory processes and will enable the implementation and streamlining of processes. This position will ensure timely information transfer between Swinburne Academy and other areas of the University. Being a primary point of contact for the leadership team, you play a crucial role in the success of the Academy.
Your ability to work a dual role and demonstrated flexibility will be crucial to your success in this role.
Swinburne aims to be an innovative and globally capable enterprise, known for agility, responsiveness to the changing world and ability to deliver excellence. Swinburne is entering a joint venture partnership with private education provider, UP Education (UP) to form Swinburne Academy which will deliver foundation and pathway programs for international and domestic students. Foundation and pathways programs (Foundation Year, UniLink diplomas and ELICOS), assist students to reach the entry requirements for a university degree, transition from post-secondary to higher education or improve English language skills. Swinburne has carefully selected UP as their partner in recognition of UP’s focus on excellence, partnership, innovation and student care.
To be successful in the role, you will have:
- Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience or; an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
- Demonstrated relevant experience in the provision of high quality administrative and executive support services within a busy, client focused environment.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate across cultures, and with staff at all levels of an organisation.
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description
- Access to the Swinburne suite of of professional development training programs
- Flexible leave and working options
- Free access to Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre swimming pools and discounted gym memberships
- Discounted movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop
- Computer and software discounts
- Yearly Myki ticket discounts
Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).
To view the position description or to start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.
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Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 27 February 2020