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Executive Assistant

Job No.: 583018

Location: Clayton campus

Employment: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $79,062 - $85,337 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

The Executive Assistant provides a range of high-level secretarial, administrative and office management services support the operations of the office of the Deputy Dean (External Relations), other senior managers and colleagues.

This role undertakes key support functions to ensure the smooth and professional operation of the office including: drafting and editing correspondence, papers and reports, facilitating communication and workflow, scheduling meetings, event coordination, providing secretarial support for committees and working groups, managing and screening telephone calls, diary management and liaising with university staff and external bodies.

Additionally this role will provide interim support to other administrative staff where necessary, whilst supporting multiple stakeholder needs. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills will be a necessity to succeed in this position. 

The Executive Assistant operates with excellence in process and judgement to provide sound and timely advice and executive support to clients, staff and other stakeholders. Given the diversity of the role, experience working within complex and large organisations will be highly regarded. An understanding of the University environment and its dynamic research context is desirable.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Mrs Sarah Newton, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise) & Deputy Dean External Relations (MNHS), Office of DVC (Enterprise), +61 3 9902 0535.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Friday 21 December 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT


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