Executive Assistant -The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET)

Job no: 512055
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Executive Support, HEO6

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Executive Assistant to the Executive Dean and Faculty Executive Director

(HEO6) and $82,879-$89,525 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full Time Continuing Position

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) is seeking to appoint a full-time Executive Assistant to provide high level executive and administrative support to the Executive Dean and Faculty Executive Director.

As part of the Faculty Executive Support team, the Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the Executive Dean’s office, providing high level executive and administrative services to the Executive Dean and Faculty Executive Director. Working under general direction, this position supports the senior management in all aspects of office communication, including managing the electronic and manual systems, diary and travel coordination, drafting a wide range of correspondence, reports and papers, as well as well as providing high level committee support and supporting the other staff within the Office as required.

To be successful you will need:

  1. Extensive experience working in an executive support role, providing executive support and assistance to senior managers.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and manage conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  3. Excellent verbal and interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to liaise and develop key relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  4. Excellent research, analytical and writing skills with strong attention to detail to enable analysis of relevant information and data, and the provision of high-quality reports.
  5. A high level of computer literacy skills, including demonstrated experience in word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and database management.
  6. Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations.


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 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.

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 faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

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, Sunday 11th June 2023.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Name of Contact: Jodie Butler
Position Title: Faculty Executive Officer
E: jodie.butler@adelaide.edu.au

 You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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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