Administration Officer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Nov 2022

Job no:513030
Work type:part time
Categories:Administration & Executive support

School of Earth Science

Centre for Exploration Targeting

  • A professional, welcoming client service focus as well as sound computing and organisational skills individual to work in the Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)
  • Level 5, part-time (0.6FTE) appointment on a fixed term basis for 12 months
  • Base salary range: $73,982 - $81,999 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) is recognised as a global leader in mineral geoscience research and sits in the School of Earth Sciences. It is a unique research centre that seeks to address practical problems in mineral exploration and mining using innovative and integrated research. The Centre is amongst the largest mineral exploration research centres in the world with senior teaching-research and research staff employed through or affiliated with the Centre, Post-doctoral Research Fellows and PhD students working on one or more research themes. The efforts of the CET are underpinned by continued strong support from the international exploration industry and relevant state and commonwealth government agencies.

About the opportunity

In this position, you will provide a wide variety of administrative duties to support the operations of the Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) including support to the CET Director. You will be welcoming clients at the front office reception being professional, and providing customer services.

About you 

You will be a customer focused professional with administrative experience and enjoys working in a busy environment. You will have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse groups of people.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent competency
  • Considerable relevant administrative experience at an appropriate level
  • Knowledge with web design and maintenance
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service

Note: A current National Police Clearance (NPC) is a requirement of this position.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:    Position Description - Admin Officer 513030.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria .

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 15 November 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Professor Steffen Hagemann at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for child 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

Advertised:09 Nov 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:15 Nov 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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