Personal Assistant

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $63,257-$72,664 p.a + 17% super

The organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The School of Management offers higher education and research programs and employs in excess of 70 academics, administrative, research and adjunct staff together with more than 72 sessional staff in Australia and offshore.

The role and responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality, flexible administrative and secretarial support to the Head of School and designated members of the School Executive. The position requires regular contact with different areas of the College and University and is the first point of contact for people wishing to communicate with the Head of School. The position requires interaction with external agencies, government officials and staff in other education institutions, as well as broadly across the University.

Skills and experience required
The ideal candidate will bring to the role relevant experience in providing high-level secretarial and administrative support in a university environment or similar large and complex organisation and covering: diary and travel management, correspondence, action management, document development, information management and high-level stakeholder liaison. An ability to draft correspondence of a high standard to internal and external stakeholders and expertise in providing quality customer service will be critical to your success in this role. Furthermore, demonstrated excellent oral communication skills and proven ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of management, staff and external parties on complex, sensitive and confidential issues will be essential.

To apply
For further information please contact Marie Grimard, Manager Planning & Resources on +61 3 9925 5958 or visit and search using job reference #556613.

Candidates are requested to address the key selection criteria as specified in the Position Description.

Applications close on Wednesday 22nd February 2017.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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