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Executive Assistant

Apply now Job no: 493907
Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Fundraising / Philanthropy

  • Dynamic team
  • Broad range of stakeholder engagement
  • $83,653 - $89,238 + 17% super + leave loading
  • Sydney CBD office, returning to Kensington in 2019

The Organisation
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

Philanthropy is critical to the success of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. Beginning with the appointment of a new Vice- President, Philanthropy in February 2016, UNSW is committed to building a world-class development and engagement team that will help advance UNSW’s ambitious goals. Our Development and International Development teams work closely with individuals, corporations, and foundations to raise philanthropic support for the university’s highest priorities. Our Alumni and Engagement team encourages alumni and other stakeholders to give time, money and expertise in support of these priorities, while providing ongoing value to graduates, and strengthening the University’s reputation. Our Operations Team ensures that all UNSW alumni and donors receive a consistent and high standard of service and stewardship and our Office of the Vice-President team looks after the strategic priorities of the Division, have oversight of the Principal Gifts program, manage our Boards and Volunteer Committees both in Australia and overseas, and have oversight for the inaugural fundraising campaign for the University.

The Opportunity
Supporting the Executive Director of Alumni and Engagement and the Executive Director, Development (Domestic), you will ensure all administrative matters, including diary and meeting arrangements, travel arrangements and correspondence, are prioritised and handled efficiently and effectively. This position is the first point of contact for enquires requiring prompt, courteous and effective communication with internal and external stakeholders and effective management of projects and initiatives.

About the Successful Applicant
You are an experienced executive assistant with exceptional technical, communication and influencing skills. Key selection criteria include:

  • High-level organisational skills and proven ability to deal with multiple tasks, undertake complex diary management, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, students, management, and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience working with a high degree of confidentiality and integrity, and the ability to work flexible hours, as required
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly and productively as an effective team member to ensure deadlines are met
  • Advanced level of computer literacy with excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications and databases (e.g. Raisers Edge)

Download File Position Description - EA to L2 Directors - FinalV1.0 (1).docx

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria nominated in the Position Description.

Shiree Thomas
Talent Acquisition Consultant
T: (61 2) 9385 2401

Applications close: 11pm, 26th June 2018

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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