Executive Assistant

An exciting opportunity for a high performing, ambitious and experienced Executive Assistant exists in the Higher Education and Skills Group. This position is integral to the running of the Office of the Executive Director and Director within the Tertiary Education Policy and Performance Division. Working closely with the Executive Coordinator, this position requires a proactive and confident approach to supporting two Executives and a range of staff and projects lead by the Tertiary Education Policy and Performance Division. For the right applicant, this position presents a great opportunity for growth, challenge and skills development. Proven ability using Microsoft Office Suite, high level written and verbal communication skills and extensive Executive Assistant experience is fundamental to this assignment.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/HESG/1355452
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 9398 - Executive Assistant to Executive Director Tertiary Education Poli.._.doc (Word, 218KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Aaron Clay
7022 1622

Position Details

What an opportunity!

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a high-performing, ambitious Executive Assistant to deliver support to the Executive Director, Tertiary Education Policy and Performance, and Director, Tertiary Education Policy.

The Tertiary Education Policy and Performance Division advises government on current and future policy settings regarding the tertiary education sector. Working closely with the Executive Coordinator, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with the Executive team to ensure the day to day running's of the office are prioritised and managed.

This will include:

• Expert diary management;

• Correspondence oversight;

• Tracking of Ministerial briefings and correspondence;

• Stakeholder management;

• Application of administrative policies, procedures and protocols; and

• Supporting officers across the division with stationery, travel, account payments and ad hoc tasks (where required).

The successful applicant will have the ability to multitask, priorities tasks and deliver efficient and effective support in an autonomous manner, displaying good relationship management and communication skills for a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Interested candidates are requested to provide a short cover letter, up-to-date resume, and a separate written response to the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 28 September 2018

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