Administrative Assistant

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 May 2023

Job no:514233
Work type:full time
Categories:Administration & Executive support

University Hall

  • Work in a dynamic environment that is team driven and student facing. This is an incredibly unique opportunity to support students and staff from all over the world who come to Perth to study at UWA and seek connections and networks in what is an outstanding college experience.
  • Full-time, ongoing appointment
  • Base salary range: Level 4 $68,640 – $72,913 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

UWA Student Residences is responsible for the direct management and operations of all student residences owned by the University, including University Hall and over 200 properties situated around the Crawley Campus known as Crawley Village. Student Residences has a responsibility to ensure there is a good working relationship between the University and the neighbouring residential colleges located along College Row.

This position is located within the Residential Life area of University Hall. The Residential Life team strives to provide residents with a set of skills and experiences to assist them in becoming well-rounded, independent and caring global citizens, able to navigate their post-residential lives and relationships with confidence and resilience.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will provide front line customer service at the University Hall front desk. In addition you will provide administrative and operational assistance to the University Hall staff team who are responsible for pastoral care and educational programs, finance, transition and communication. Furthermore, database maintenance is also an important part of this role.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate :

    • Year 12 or equivalent competency
    • Considerable relevant administrative experience within the university setting or similar large organisation
    • Proficiency in a range of computing skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email, Powerpoint
    • Well-developed organisational skills and capacity to set priorities and meet deadlines
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and establish appropriate professional boundaries
    • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team
    • Well-developed written and verbal skills.
    • Effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to liaise and work with a diverse range of people

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   PD - Administrative Assistant 514233.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 Monday, 15 May 2023

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 children aged 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:01 May 2023 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:15 May 2023 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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