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Administrative Coordinator to the ADI Director and UNESCO Chair

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Administration

Are you a highly organised and self-driven Administrative Coordinator? Can you work with competing demands and be flexible in responding to changing work priorities?  If that’s you, the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin would love to hear from you!

As an Administrative Coordinator, you will play a key role in providing high-level administrative support to the Director of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and the UNESCO Chair in Comparative Research on Cultural Diversity and Social Justice.  

This is a full time and fixed-term 3-year position, HEW 6, with a salary in the range of $79,680-$86,049 p.a + 17% superannuation.  This position is located at our Melbourne Burwood campus.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • manage diary, travel and meeting requests for the Institute Director and UNESCO Chair
  • coordinate and manage confidential documentation and agendas
  • develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders across the University and with external partners
  • coordinate and manage Institute and UNESCO Chair activities, events and initiatives
  • coordinate and manage correspondence and communication for the Institute Director and UNESCO Chair
  • prepare submissions, reports and documentation for external and internal stakeholders
  • manage websites, social media and academic profiles for the Institute Director and UNESCO Chair

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • demonstrated experience providing high-level administrative support in a tertiary environment
  • demonstrated experience in the development and maintenance of web sites and the use of content management systems
  • demonstrated experience in events management including planning, coordination, budgeting and liaison with a broad range of people, often from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • the ability to proactively respond to challenges, risks and opportunities
  • excellent organisational, time management, coordination, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to respond in a sensitive and professional manner

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD-Administrative Coordinator to the ADI Director and UNESCO Chair.pdf

Applications for this position close on 27 January 2020.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.


Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breed of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research.  Join a Victorian university with global impact and let’s see what we can achieve together.

Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers.

At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third-party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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