Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

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As an Executive Assistant, you will be a highly trusted individual, able to work within a motivated and high-performing team, supporting the University’s Vice-Chancellor. You will provide comprehensive and proactive executive administrative support, and ensure the seamless continuity of the Vice-Chancellor’s activities. You will be responsible for the accurate and flexible diary management of a demanding and dynamic work schedule, including managing travel and accommodation bookings and itineraries.  In addition, you will act as the first point of contact for correspondence and visitors, and you will ensure the coordination of high-level meetings, functions, and events.

We are looking for someone with…

  • Proven experience as a Personal or Executive Assistant
  • High level of professionalism with a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and competing tasks
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail, and ability to work to deadlines.
  • High proficiency in diary management and travel co-ordination across different time zones.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in an educational context will be highly regarded.
  • High standard of professional behaviour consistent with the University Code of Conduct and Vision, Mission, and Values.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact

Bridget Halbert, Chief of Staff


08 9266 1867.

About us
Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.
Our vibrant campus includes a gym, childcare, a medical centre, an art gallery, endless food options including a full-range grocer, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking and excellent public transport connections.
We offer generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.
For more information about our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au
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Please provide a cover letter, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.
Applications close: Friday 10th March 2023, 9.00 pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, and undergo character, integrity, and reference checks.

As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered. Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time

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