Executive Officer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 05 Jul 2023

Job no:511899
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Administration, Executive Support, HEO6

(HE06) $82,879 - $89,525 (pro-rata) per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Part-time (0.4FTE) fixed term opportunity for 3 years for an experienced Executive Officer to join the Robinson Research Institute.

Established in 2008, the Robinson Research Institute is internationally renowned for its pioneering research in reproductive biology and early childhood health that spans four themes: Fertility and Conception, Pregnancy and Birth, Early Origins of Health and Child and Adolescent Health. Its mission is to deliver world-class research that advances knowledge in human reproduction, pregnancy and child health and informs clinical care, policy and practice to improve life-long health for women and children across generations into the future.

Working under general direction, this role will provide high-level executive support to the Director, Robinson Research Institute, and the Institute Manager.

You will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of administrative tasks including Office HR and HSW responsibilities.  You will provide assistance in preparation of reports and newsletters, and maintain an up-to-date database of members, donors, supporters, stakeholders and organisations.

The successful candidate will have a “can-do” attitude, be highly organised, with the ability to co-ordinate meetings and agenda’s, circulate committee minutes and ensure that outstanding actions are followed up.

You will assist with the production of marketing material and the preparation of presentations.

To be successful you will need:

  • High-level organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage confidential or sensitive material.
  • Ability to exercise judgement and use initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of senior stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of computer software.
  • Demonstrated basic accounting knowledge.

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 collaborations - offers you a 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 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.

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 Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/research/about-us/

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 5th July, 2023

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Angela Noack
Institute Manager, Robinson Research Institute
E: angela.noack@adelaide.edu.au

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The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 


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