Executive Officer

at University of Melbourne

About the applicant, the role and MLS:

We are seeking an experienced Executive Officer to provide high level support across a broad range of activities for the Dean and Deputy Dean. Our ideal candidate will have a legal qualification and relevant work experience in the legal profession. They may also have policy development experience. Outstanding written communication and negotiation skills and ability to analyse and evaluate options to provide impartial and forthright advice on complex matters are also a must.

This is a full-time fixed term position to November 2020, reporting to and working closely with the Dean. The Executive Officer undertakes a range of complex and varied project work.

Melbourne Law School is Australia's most highly ranked law school and is committed to high quality teaching, research and engagement. An all graduate school, its main programs are the Juris Doctor, Melbourne Law Masters and Graduate Research Degrees. It also teaches into a range of innovative undergraduate breadth or inter-disciplinary subjects. It is a vibrant intellectual community with partnerships in many countries around the world.

The University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research. The University employs people of outstanding calibre and offers a unique environment where staff are valued and rewarded. Further information about working at the University and the benefits available to staff can be found at this link: http://our.melbourne.edu.au/staff.html.

If you are keen to utilise your legal and administrative skills in a diverse and varied role at Melbourne Law School, please address the selection criteria in the Position Description and submit your application before the closing date.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to law-hr@unimelb.edu.au.

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