Executive Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jul 2021

Job no:505487
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Executive Support, HEO7

(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term, full-time position available until August 2022 - Maternity leave replacement 

Seeking an experienced, professional, and self-motivated Executive Officer, providing high-level executive support to the Chief Marketing Officer

The Marketing and Recruitment branch provides leadership in positioning the University of Adelaide within the higher education sector, both in Australia and globally; and contributes significantly towards the University’s financial targets through driving student revenue generation. The Marketing and Recruitment branch is responsible for strategic marketing, communications and recruitment activities that enhance the University of Adelaide’s brand, increase engagement and ensure business sustainability through generating student demand. The Branch delivers a suite of effective marketing and recruitment services and resources.

Working under limited direction with a degree of autonomy, the Executive Officer is responsible for managing the branch budget, providing advice to the leadership team on human resource and finance policies and procedures and coordinating the administration function of the branch. The role provides a high-level executive support and advice to the Chief Marketing Officer and leadership team

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience working in an executive support role and providing human resource, finance, health safety and wellbeing function.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills with an understanding of financial processes and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to act with a large degree of autonomy and under broad direction to undertake a range of complex tasks with minimal direct supervision.
  • Experience in and ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Proven ability to engage and develop productive relationships quickly with key stakeholders.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/operations

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 15 July 2021. 

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Kate Utrata
Executive Officer - Marketing and Recruitment 
P: +61 (8) 8313 7511 
E: kate.utrata@adelaide.edu.au  

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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