Administrative Assistant (ICPOCT)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Details

  • Fixed term until June 2025 | Full-Time

  • Higher Education Officer Level 4 | $66,844 - $72,093 p.a.

  • Location: Bedford Park

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About the International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing

The International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing (ICPOCT) work collaboratively with national and international partners to improve health care, access to pathology testing, and improve health outcomes.

The Centre works to translate the national research and teaching expertise in the field of community based POCT to other national and international audiences, and as a result, build the capacity of rural and remote communities globally (particularly Indigenous communities) to develop solutions to improve both health service delivery and patient outcomes in their communities.


About the Role

The International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing at Flinders University is seeking a strong Administrative Assistant to provide high-quality support under general direction to the staff of ICPOCT. As the Administrative Assistant, you will have responsibility for managing incoming and outgoing communications for the ICPOCT, including responding to inquiries and arranging meetings as required.  You will assist in the organisation of travel arrangements for Centre staff and Indigenous leaders as well as events and workshops. Additional responsibilities include preparation of key documents for ICPOCT, maintaining Research Now profiles and management of purchasing and accounts payable.

About You

To be a successful Administrative Assistant at ICPOCT, you will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills including the ability to work to deadlines, prioritise your workload, liaise with a wide range of stakeholders and solve problems effectively using judgment. You can demonstrate your strong written communication skills from experience in presenting quality documents including presentations, minutes, and reports. You understand the importance of confidentiality, whilst using initiative to collate and distil information from a range of sources.

Additionally, you will have completed a diploma level qualification or Certificate IV with relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and /or education/training, and you are proficient using information technology systems (particularly Microsoft Office products). Experience using FLO, Basware and Technology One software systems is desirable. 

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Wide range of professional development activities and services

  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff

  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description .

  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Grant White

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 11.59pm:

12 Feb 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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