Executive Officer

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 8: $97,837 $105,518 + 17% superannuation
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Full time, ongoing role, Hawthorn

Come join Swinburne and support in providing high level executive support and advice on the strategic and operational matters relating to the Faculty of Business and Law.

About the Job
An exciting position exists for a highly organised and pro-active Executive Officer who will be responsible for providing high level executive support and advice on the strategic and operational matters relating to the Faculty.

You will possess a high-level understanding of issues affecting the Tertiary sector nationally and internationally. This role reports to Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor and may provide support to the wider Faculty Executive.

With broad direction, duties will include analysis, research and project management of Faculty initiatives. The position will also be responsible for the preparation of responses for a range of internal and external communications, reports and presentations on behalf of the Faculty leadership team.

On behalf of the Faculty leadership team, the Executive Officer may be required to represent the Faculty on a range of university wide committees and cross functional projects.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Forge strong industry connections, become workplace ready and gain an edge on the competition. Swinburne’s Faculty of Business and Law equips you with the knowledge and skill-set to thrive in the future of business, including the opportunity to conduct impactful research into the changing shape of industry, economy and society.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Completion of a bachelor degree with extensive relevant executive administration experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Extensive experience in a high-level administrative role, which required high level creative, planning and management functions.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate, liaise and work with people at all levels, both internal and external to the University with tact, maturity and appreciation of sensitive issues.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Onsite health services
• Private health insurance discounts
• Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Jayne Borensztajn Director, Faculty Operations on 9214 5689 or

Please note we anticipate interviews to be held on 20th March 2020. As such, should you be shortlisted we ask candidates to please make themselves available on this day.

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Tuesday 10th March 2020.


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